Profile of Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
Celibacy needn’t be the kind the Mahatma took at age 38. Temporary abstention, too, can help you emerge as a more capable person, says Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
Cast-a-tourist? India now has a thriving 'white' channel.
South of France or Bali? Shahrukh or Kylie? Tough questions before a wedding. Of course, all answers lie in lucre.
Independent and fashionable. The Cheshire cat can barely wipe his grin.
New-age realities are prompting urban Indians to settle for one kid. Raising superbrats? Not necessarily, they reason.
A town specialises in fashioning Ganesha idols
The 17-year-old and his twin Suresh have just come out with their first book, Conspiracy of Calapsia. Part of a seven-book series, they've been working on it since they were 11.
Toned bodies, flat abs are in. So are personal trainers.
The father of music videos and director of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was in Mumbai to finalise his next film set in India, Prakash
The novelist and travel writer who's now into beekeeping is currently on the India trail
If I'm low, I don't have to explain myself to everyone. All I do is update my status on Facebook.
Two of my favourite easy-read genres in one: a mystery novel and chick lit.
When a one-night stand was a win-win situation
After all the hullabaloo in the papers about the molestation at Juhu beach on New Year's Eve, there's been an aura of 'this city is not safe' hanging around my women friends and I.
No one wants to actually seriously hang out at my place, unless I'm having a party. I never hear, "Oh, let's chill in your part of town today." Understandable. I mean...
I say clowns are scary. Some kids say clowns are scary. My friends say clowns are scary. The only people saying clowns aren't scary are clowns themselves....
Normally, I shy away from mundane subjects such as the weather, but when the weather is no longer mundane and is instead standing on its head making faces at you, what can you do but mention it?
Being a young Indian, I couldn't resist the next question. "What do your parents have to say about this?" "My mother knows," he said, "But she's said not to bring it up at family gatherings."
Valentine's Day is here. Not that it means very much to me, actually it never has, being mostly single around the day, I've never received flowers or chocolates or greeting cards...
Here are two things, I recently discovered, I do not have in common with my friends. I don't have a credit card. And I don't invest. The first one is not voluntary...
As a journalist, I have to be fairly intuitive, in order to ask the kind of questions I need for a good story. But it never struck me just how intuitive salespeople have to be...
First they take away all my favourite games and when I'm flirting with Scrabulous, thinking of making it my new lover, they take that away too? What's next? No more gmail? No more blogs? No more internet?
Who's to blame for Scarlett Keeling? Is she just a victim of the society we live in?
"Is there anything to do in this city besides go out to eat or drink or watch a movie?" I asked a friend once. He thought for a long while and shook his head.
Ah, school days. No, not the angst filled adolescence everyone's had, but before that. Think back to when you were six or seven, when the world revolved around what you had to eat in your tiffin box...