Category: Articles

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Eating (your)self – Part II

In this follow-up post, Madhubanti explores her personal experiences of identity stereotypes and hypocritical discourses related to inauthenticity.

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The Quantified Life (or the unrelenting obsession with numbers)

Trigger 1: I write movie reviews on my blog. Like many other movie reviewers, I end every review with number of stars that I am willing to give the movie....

/ February 25

Chennai Auto Fare Regulation Order: Misplaced Credits?

Finally, Tamil Nadu government has come out with an order to regulate the auto fares in Chennai and Tamil Nadu just 2 days before the Supreme Court deadline. It comes...

/ August 25

How Arunachalam Muruganandham proved grassroot innovations are scalable and made a dent in the market?

This is a blog post written for an Indiblogger contest sponsored by Franklin Templeton Investments titled Idea Caravan. Franklin Templeton Investments partnered the TEDxGateway Mumbai in December 2012. All the...

/ July 31

Let’s admit… We are closet casteists…

From day before yesterday, I am disturbed about Ilavarasan’s death. He was a “so called” lower caste boy who married a “so called” upper caste girl, Divya. After political influences,...

/ July 6

Why every Indian state should copy the Finnish Education System?

I was shopping at Lifestyle (an upmarket fashion store) last Saturday with my friend. They were running a campaign called “Back to School” targeting children. One small boy accompanied by...

/ June 14

Are you a fan or….?

I am not watching IPL this year. I haven’t  been watching much for the past two years. My cricket loving mind hasn’t been able to accept T20 cricket. Not much...

/ May 25

Goodbye Feedburner. Hello Feedcat…

Dear Readers Thanks for your support in reading my blogs. For the last two days, you might not have received my blog posts on your readers. My Feedburner account started...

/ March 21

Why I did not wish “Happy Women’s Day”?

Yes I mean it. I haven’t wished anyone from this morning. I don’t see any meaning in celebrating Women’s day (not because I am a man). By now, you would...

/ March 8

Do we know enough?

One of the few Tamil TV shows I watch is Neeya Naana. A talk show that brings two sets of people with opposite views on the same topic. The show...

/ February 19