October the 2nd

2nd October is Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. It is also one of the three mandatory holidays in India, and one that is a “dry day”. In India, dry day means that no liquor can be sold at all, retail, wholesale or whatever. Unfortunately, this is the one characteristic that has come to… Read More »

The anatomy of fear

Fear is a powerful emotion. It is an equally powerful weapon in the hands of someone who knows how to wield it. It is fear that is a decision maker on most of our ethical & moral choices. The fear of what our peers will think of us, the fear of what God might think… Read More »

Wife over parents? Or parents over wife?

In a recent interview, the Indian cricket team captain mentioned how he rates his country & family over his wife. This, in my opinion, is one of the biggest attitude problems plaguing our country that goes unaddressed. Who do you prefer? Would you take your wife’s opinion over your parents’? As a corollary, if you… Read More »

Paneer ek-pyaza

  This is a very simple paneer dish that requires minimal ingredients and tastes quite nice. In fact, this humble dish is always on top of my wife’s wishlist. So here it is, my very own paneer ek-pyaza (paneer with one onion). Ingredients Vegetables Paneer(cottage cheese) – 250 gms. Onion – 1 medium sized Green… Read More »