Humour Cheating on Exams, the Real Ancient Indian Martial Art
The Indian education system, which prizes marks over learning, is the root of India’s famed knack for jugaad. The copying methods I learned during my years at school and college are so vast and varied, cheating should be considered an ancient Indian martial art.Add to list
Humour Chashme Buddoor: How Spectacles Brought Sexy Back
When Hrithik Roshan in Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai looked at the camera and revealed his rimless, fiberglass, lightweight spectacles, he gave hope to every chashmish that they could also be fine AF. Today, watching fashion-forward people wear glass-less frames is spexy.Add to list
Humour Even If You Forget Trigonometry and Algebra, School Still Prepares You For Office Life
Whoever said that our school syllabus failed to prepare us for real life was more wrong than Warren Beatty at the Oscars. From the teacher’s pet being first in line for a promotion to treating clock-in time like 7 am assembly, it was the perfect training ground for the office rat race. I’m still putting what I learned there to use today.Add to list
Humour What’s Worse, Offsites or Potlucks? Why Introverts Hate the HR Department
Most employees might look forward to HR activities to distract themselves from their boring routines, except introverts. In the office ecosystem, HR employees are their natural predators.Add to list
Technology You Used to Call Me on My Landline: Remembering Hotline Bling of the ’90s
Twenty years ago in India, there was one box-like device with numbers on it that bonded families together like a viewing of Hum Saath Saath Hain. The landline had a wire that kept you rooted – but it could also set you free if you chose to be unavailable.Add to list
Humour Dear Sunil Chhetri, Can India Qualify for the Football World Cup by 2050?
Fifty-two-year old Kulkarni Kaka asks Sunil Chhetri, if India will qualify for the football World Cup in his lifetime. Watching an Indian cricket game on Star Sports, is like watching Sooryavansham on Set Max yet again.Add to list
Humour Dear Virat, Why Must You Be So Goddamn Fit?
If an average, unfit, middle-aged Indian were to attempt a starfish pose atop a rock like PM Modi, he’d surely suffer a slipped disc. So dear Virat, please recall this #HumFitTohIndiaFit insanity before somebody has a stroke.Add to list