The Odd One Out – A liberal’s life in an orthodox society!

By Guest Blogger, Meera Imagine a girl who heads to the pooja room every day right after bath to pray; one who wouldn’t dare to go to her orthodox cousin’s place wearing a sleeveless top or without bangles; one who would follow all customs and traditions (aachara as they call it here) to the last point even though that meant extreme discomfort to her; one who would not daresay comment anything when people bash Indians who settle abroad; one who would always nod to comments like ‘Indian … [Read more...]

From Bhiwani to Silicon Valley – Part 1

By Guest Blogger, Nikhil Garg Rs. 44,600 - this is how much it would cost me to chase The Great American Dream! Yes, today I finally booked my Cathay Pacific economy class tickets for the date of September 25th. I'd have a good week to myself before I start my job on October 1st. Here is how it all began . . . Placements take place at IIT Delhi during December every year. Hundreds of top companies, who have screened candidates well in advance, visit the campus in December to interview the … [Read more...]


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