No hammer and sickle flags may flutter on poles and no busts of Marx and Lenin may be erected in our public squares, but we are rapidly embracing the Marxist ideals of social equality
The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrating overseas Indians worldwide has become a boondoggle and a self-aggrandizing jamboree for the politically connected.
Our Mumbai columnist ponders on the wages of inaction against yet another terrorist attack on India's most vibrant city.
Anu Sharma, a medicinal chemist in career transition, looks for the rainbow in the job search.
The mutt honcho of the land does not want mutts in the White House. What kind of example does he set for others? Did we not elect him as a mutt?
I don't know about you, but I am quite ready for those gifts.
Finally, the little Indian girl inside me was free to live her life in her own way, not that of her parents or her husband.
Barack Obama’s first task must be to open up the secret files of the Bush administration, so that no future president ever dare engage in such heinous atrocities again.
Unbridled capitalism, championed by Wall Street and the Republican Party, has collapsedas decisively as the autocratic socialist Soviet State did 17 years earlier.
The bright side of outsourcing.
To my mind, the one big casualty of the credit card era is the word “afford.”
I wonder what it must be like for my parents to consider setting up roots in a completely alien culture with no social network.
The troubled state of ishq, pyar, mohabbat and bhalobashi in these consumer-driven times)
A black Hervé Chapelier tote bag complements any salwar kameez wonderfully.
I was ridiculed in school for wearing a red dot, Madonna made "bindis" a fashion statement.
We waver in limbo, looking for anything or anyone - Kal Penn, Padma Laxmi, Freddie Mercury, Apu - who can give us a clue to who we are.
A dented Manmohan Singh government survives.