" The amblingindian : Quirky ideas "
It is truly St.Patrick's day out, and the town is painted not red, but green.. a deep, parrot green. Green, the colour of life. It is the Amblingindian's day out too.
By Nagu Rao Apr 2, 2014 2:14PM
2013- will be known as the year that the aam aadmi arrived . And in what style !
By Nagu Rao Jan 9, 2014 2:17PM
Out of the blue, a new trick is pulled out of the hat of India’s space mission. The sleepy giant awakens..Earthlings and Martians watch out ! Undoubtably , Indians are jumping with pride and glee, as the mission to Mars takes off
By Nagu Rao Dec 8, 2013 5:14PM
The Day of Karvachauth*.. An acid test of a day long fast for the husband's long life
By Nagu Rao Oct 26, 2013 1:21PM
Telangana is now declared official.
By Nagu Rao Aug 5, 2013 7:22AM
"Ash" you like it
Last month, I crossed a major milestone in my life. Before any of you start guessing and give answers like - a major job, marriage, a long overdue vacation, a fancy car or the ideal home, my answer would be a resounding "No"!
By Ashwin Dewan - India Syndicate Jan 15, 2013 11:27AM
Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah... didn't miss the boat. ~Mark Twain
By Ashwin Dewan - India Syndicate Dec 23, 2012 1:25PM
For the country of India, the North East exodus from across the country, and particularly from Bangalore will remain a "black mark"
By Ashwin Dewan - India Syndicate Oct 5, 2012 4:25PM
After months of dilly-dallying, the writing on the wall was crisp and clear for the lady from West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee.
By Ashwin Dewan - India Syndicate Oct 4, 2012 1:57PM
Why are woman so few and far between in the Indian army? And does the army have women-friendly policies? Reflecting on Shanti Tigga, India's first woman jawan.
By Christina Daniels May 20, 2013 11:25AM
Once again, Karnataka has an Assembly that has no women. What are the implications for legislation?
By Christina Daniels May 9, 2013 6:14PM
They are the working women that everybody loves to forget.
By Christina Daniels Feb 20, 2013 7:45PM
Love, pink and red roses are in the air again.
By Christina Daniels Feb 14, 2013 3:44PM
A Woman Thing
Our political leadership believes its responsibility ends with making statements about the safety of women from time to time. Worse, politicians are even perpetrators of crimes against women. Meanwhile, women must, perforce, fend for themselves
By Priya Bala Apr 24, 2013 1:54PM
In an ideal world, women should be able to travel, work, live without constantly worrying about their safety. In reality, it pays to be well tuned to sense danger and to act upon it
By Priya Bala Apr 2, 2013 1:20PM
As Rahul Bose says, item numbers don’t cause rape. They just show an alarming disrespect for women
By Priya Bala Mar 19, 2013 12:56PM
It’s all very well for gals to have all the fun. But shouldn’t International Women’s Day be spared the frivolity of women going out to drink and dine
By Priya Bala Mar 4, 2013 2:28PM
The Trivandrum college girl who stood up to sexual harassment has a criminal case filed against her, thanks to a court directive. This should add force to the demand for laws to empower women
By Priya Bala Feb 14, 2013 3:06PM
Beyond the Headline
By arresting a cartoonist on charges of sedition, the government has yet again showed that it's far better to be corrupt in this country than to point out corruption.
By Aashray Sep 11, 2012 5:51PM
How many more shootings will it take before the US rethinks its gun control laws?
By Aashray Aug 10, 2012 1:12PM
Is Lokpal really the only solution to India's problems? Is it a solution at all?
By Aashray Aug 10, 2012 12:59PM
Half the Sky
As outraged protestors march through Delhi after the rape of a five-year-old girl, there is a sense of deja vu...
By Chitralekha May 6, 2013 6:23PM
The Mahakumbh Mela was as large, populous and complex as an Indian metro city. But never did any of us feel any unease... Notes from the Kumbh Mela
By Chitralekha Apr 18, 2013 4:18PM
Many months after the Nirbhaya incident, finding a taxi at the New Delhi Railway Station is still not easy.
By Chitralekha Apr 2, 2013 4:37PM
Pebbles in the pond
…Or is it the beginning of the realization? Team Anna has left the commoner in me a bit befuddled, I am afraid.
By Satarupa Aug 3, 2012 1:19PM
Battling drought and identity crisis in India
By Satarupa Jul 26, 2012 7:48AM
Which is the most unsafe city in India? Take a guess.
By Satarupa Jul 10, 2012 5:07PM
Is limited public attention span a reason for our inability to cure social maladies?
By Satarupa Jun 8, 2012 8:57AM