Oh Yes! It was with this brilliant man in the cover picture above. He is Professor Ashok Gupta from Ohio University's College of Business sitting next to me in the Taj Express on 23rd January 2017. He was here in India to visit his family and friends. He had boarded the journey from Nizamuddin Station … Continue reading Nugget-36: My Best Train Experience With A Stranger Ever!
Without much foreplay, I would cut to the chase. I have enumerated five positive and five negative points to summarize what I like and dislike about AIB, a new-age media collective. The Positives: AIB offers the Indian audiences a new and different genre of content which was uncommon and rare in the Indian Media Industry … Continue reading Opinion-10: The Plus And Minus of All India Bakchod (AIB)
I am someone who has no second face. What I speak is what I mean and what I mean is what I do. And, there is no space for euphemisms or diplomacy on my tongue. Those in my belief are means to hide the truth which is equivalent to promoting a lie. I am a … Continue reading Nugget-35: This Is What I Would Want To Be Remembered For After I Die.
Firstly, Shashi Ji is a great thinker and distinguished former diplomat, with years of experience in global geopolitical realities by handling several key roles at United Nations, holding positions as esteemed and powerful as the Under Secretary-General (Second highest signature at the United States from 2002-07), and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). … Continue reading Opinion-9: Why Shashi Tharoor Will Never Be Congress President!
I had broken up with her on December 5th, 2015. It had been really tough over the last few months of our togetherness. We had both inflicted too much of pain and chaos in each other's lives. Our relationship would mostly be about both of us blaming and grousing how the deeds of other one … Continue reading Only Those Who Are Already Hurt End Up Hurting Others.
Yukti and I met first when we were both small and stupid. We used to go to the same school in Hanumangarh. She used to top the class every year, while I used to struggle somewhere at 8th or 9th rank. I am not much aware of the convention followed these days, but back in … Continue reading Nugget-34: Meetup With Childhood Best Friend.
I was that intransigent son, who gave his parents a really tough time in his teenage. Probably it was adolescence or my company, which had hit my consciousness and sanity. Or maybe it was both of them. Whatever my parents would do for me, I would brand it all as their duty rather than … Continue reading Miracle Morning #9: 10 October 2017 – The Son Who Was Not.
Umm.. I could not write much yesterday. Though I woke up well in time, I could not go in for either of my writing or reading session. Because I didn't have a sound sleep the previous night. Thanks to one of my professors who is in the United States at the moment and thus takes … Continue reading Miracle Morning #8: 7 October 2017 – The Real Reason Why I Donate My Blood.
Journaling. Or in easier terms, writing out everything you have in your head and heart on a piece of paper or on a computer screen. And, that is exactly what these Miracle Morning Musings that I have been writing over the past six days have been all about. And, today is the seventh day and … Continue reading Miracle Morning #7: 5 October 2017 -The Book That Did Not Pan Out. Twice.
I love to read. And, with almost every successive book that I complete I find very many more reasons to further fall in love with these priceless creations. I mean, I simply can't express in words the ways in which my life has transformed, by simply trying to inculcate into my life several lessons that … Continue reading Miracle Morning #6: 4 October 2017 – This Book Helped Me Give Up My Hate.