The days and nights of partying are over. The New Year is well and truly upon us. This is the time when life gets all real. And so, we, the industrious people in Tamilnadu, get ready for long and arduous days of more holidays.
Thirteen days in January alone, to give you the precise number.
“Due to unforeseen circumstances we are unable to bring to you the previously scheduled report this week. We regret the inconvenience, if any. Please come back next week by which time we should have, hopefully, thought up something to fill this space with”.
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On a week when a Tamil film has proved to be the talking point all over, we have to indeed discuss the one man in Kollywood who has the courage and conviction to remain his own self, and not be cowed down by the negative comments and adverse reactions surrounding him and his w... Read More >>
This week the Indian Readership Survey was out, and two of the key findings to emerge out of it were: 1) Whichever newspaper you were reading it on had not only increased its readership base but was also growing 2) There is no hope for print medium. No, that is not a joke. Ne... Read More >>
This week we will discuss the most useless thing ever conceived by humankind after 24-hours news channels: Insurance. Most of you who read the report about investors having lost around Rs.1.5 trillion due to insurance mis-selling would have doubtless smacked your forehead wit... Read More >>
I think we have reached the stage where we have to seriously think about declaring cooking as a major epidemic. I mean even the kind of guys who till the other day were wont to look for a chutney-sambhar packet in the pizza delivery carton, are these days talking with authori... Read More >>
Next week, when Finance Minister P Chidambaram gets up to present the Union Budget the nation will hold its collective breath for the next two-odd hours, listen to the speech in rapt attention holding on to every word and number and eventually emerge understanding fairly nothi... Read More >>
My wife is a nervous wreck these days. And I am only marginally better. The only person who is capable of any rational act in my household is my young daughter, which is just as well, because she is the one who is going to take the Board exams this week. Since, in my current ... Read More >>
This being a piece to go with the International Women’s Day, the first question that resonated in my mind was should I outsource this week’s column to my wife. One advantage of letting my wife handle the piece would be I can have more time to finish that hard-hitting edito... Read More >>