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I’ve been living in Mumbai (Bombay then) since 1988. I practically grew up with this city. We’ve experienced a lot together. Right from the early days of colour tv, the riots, the bomb blast, the change of identity (from Bombay to Mumbai), the terrorist attack, winning the cricket world cu up until experiencing the metro and it goes on and on… the list never stops! Please excuse me, if I have...

Rise of Donald Trump, fall of confused desis


Since Donald Trump has taken over, there has been nothing but disappointment the world over. His antics of mocking, slandering and ignoring have caused immense discomfort to both native Americans and others associated with it. Speaking of association, a few Indians have also shown their discomfort and disregard. Why? I’ll tell you. These Indians that I’m talking about are those who booked their...

Taimur, Mohammed and Sunny – The Internet’s Love Triangle.


Himanshu? Why did my parents keep my name as that? Oh wait, who cares? Himanshu is such a common name and so Hindu that you are fine with it… or is it because my dad was a 9-to-5 serviceman and mom was a simple middle-class maharashtrian homemaker? You don’t care, right! Fair enough. But why is it that you’ve a problem when a celebrity couple like Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan name their...

Condemning? For what?


A big hello to all. Not many might have missed my horrendous writing but I surely had to be back after many days or maybe months to voice out whatever is there in my heart. I’m like one of those human beings who cannot swallow bulls#!t very easily. And very rarely do I succumb to nonsense and the situation arises only when the world blocks itself to absorb sense and intakes air filled with...

It could’ve been my last auto-rickshaw ride


I think randomness and this Mumbai Maya-Nagri have something in common. Its not you, trust me, its the people. Being a mumbaikar you always look forward to your rickshaw ride. Be it from one part to any other part of Mumbai (I have blatantly ignored the townies here). It can be a short ride, a long ride or just a ride. And because of the scorching heat, it becomes imperative maybe for some to...

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