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While I am a travel addict, I have not been as good about documenting my travel experiences in the last two years. What this leaves me with is a ton of travel moments, but not enough details on each trip to post informative blogs on each journey. Travel moments are not your typical bucket list of places to see, and sights to…

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While yoga’s westward journey is an old story, the new and more exciting story is its journey back to India, with the Modi Government. And oh is it back with a bang! From setting up an AYUSH ministry dedicated to spreading yoga, to the controversy about making the suryanamaskar (sun salutation)  compulsory in schools, yoga, like most things in India has…

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As a Bombay girl living in Delhi, people are quick to pick up on my poor Hindi. It’s true: Mumbaikars speak a breed of Hindi that defies all logic and grammatical conventions. Then of course there is the occasional infusion of Marathi words that will inevitably invite raised eyebrows from Dilliwallas – should you ever commit the mistake of using…

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In what seems to be another Delhi taxi-scandal, Uber is yet again being forcibly shut down. While last time the raucous was over a rape incident that raised several concerns about women’s safety, this time it seems to be another endemic problem in India – bureaucracy. Taking the law into its own hands, the Delhi police has prosecuted 158 taxis and…

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Though clutches recently came back into fashion, few of us know that they have been around since the 1920s, then referred to as the pochette. With the growing number of boutiques and design labels, the variety available today is obviously unmatched in the history of clutches. The challenge is now to stand out from the crowd. While I don’t have…

Earlier this week, social media users stirred up a storm with the discovery that images of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi show up on a search for ‘Top 10 Indian criminals.’ Like most social media storms, it was soon trending on Twitter, with several unrealistic demands for its removal. Eventually, it culminated in an apology from Google, along with…

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