Sep 1 2014. I was up in front of my 125 odd engineering batchmates, asked by our Language and Communications faculty, Dr Alam to deliver a speech on any random topic of my choice for 2 mins at the least. Outcome? I sucked up. Sure, I spoke for entire 2 minutes duration. But nevertheless, I … Continue reading My 4 Year Long Tryst With The Stage & The Speech
I want you to go back to when you were small 13-year-old. I want you to imagine walking to your father. And, I want you to contemplate what would have been his response had you confronted him that you want to become a racer. I want you to imagine what would have been the reaction? … Continue reading Do You Know About India’s Ace Woman Rally Racer? Meet Dr. Bani Yadav
Every Hijra is a Transgender. But, Every Transgender is Not a Hijra. How many people know that being a Hijra is a profession like being an engineer or a lawyer, while being a transgender is just one's gender identity? A Hijra is a transgender who earns her livelihood by going out asking for money from … Continue reading Takeaways From My Interaction With India’s First Transgender Judge
About three months back, one of my juniors at college, Deepankar messaged me that he and a few others had gotten the license from TED to host a TEDx event in our college. He told me that he and his team wanted me to be the Master of Ceremony (Anchor). I was not so … Continue reading Hosting TEDx ABVIIITMG: The Experience
This is why it would be a catastrophe. Of whatever amount one earns, a portion of it goes into paying the income taxes. So, if the employees younger than 35 won't have to pay this tax, then why would their employer want to keep paying them just as much? Won't they cut down their pay … Continue reading Opinion-16: Why Congress Thinking of No Income Tax For People Younger Than 35 is a Bad Idea.
Note: This is a very long analysis and opinion piece amounting to 3100+ words in toto. Thus, if you choose to read it, take some time. Bliss! Yes, PM Modi had overpromised, shown too big dreams and may not be able to achieve all the targets that he had set for the present Government when … Continue reading Opinion-15: 9 Months Later, This is Why I’ll Vote For Modi in 2019.
When I am weak, vulnerable or scared. When something is bothering me and turning me anxious. When I am worried or sad. Yes, in those times I do yearn for someone to hold me, support me, guide me, and lift me and throw me up in the air and tell me out loud and clear … Continue reading Mini #16: Times When Even A Hug Is Tough to Find In This World
Here are my 7 tips, which though are related to each other, but have had a major impact particularly on the way I write. I hope you find the content useful. Let’s roll! Use shorter sentences. The shorter are the sentences you use, the more is the opportunity that you give the reader to stop, … Continue reading 7 Tips To Become A Better Writer.
Do I love to travel alone in trains? Abso-freaking-lutely! And, this post is about three reasons why I love that proposition so much. So, let's cut the chase and begun! #1 Best way to meet new people. When travelling alone, I don't have friends and family to talk to. Or to engage with or play … Continue reading Mini #15: 3 Reasons Why I Love To Travel In Trains Alone.
It didn’t garner a huge lot of upvotes or views. Neither did it get me a big surge in my follower count. But, one thing it did get me was a great deal of contentment and peace. So much, that only a few answers ever written by me have made me feel this good about … Continue reading Mini #14: My Favourite Answer I Ever Wrote On Quora!