A lesson for children: Republic Day & the Constitution of India

I’m a proud Indian. The fact that I’m born and brought up in a democracy which treats all its citizens equally, gives them the right to vote and select their representatives is no less than an honour for me. Our Constitution confers upon us many rights and freedoms which come to us as a birthright …

Even in my worst I’m best with you, Yeah! #ThankfulThursdays

Even in my worst I’m best with you, Yeah! #ThankfulThursdays

We never know when, where and how we will run into them. We may take a fair amount of time to completely decipher what ticks them. We will have our share of furious disagreements with them. We may be as different from them as chalk and cheese. Yet, being with them will assure us that …

Treating 'others' differently

Treating 'others' differently

Unsure of everything happening around, he stood there quietly, his eyes darting in every direction and his mind seemingly filled with a hundred questions. Am standing near the right gate? Am I late? Do I stand here or go to the main door? He didn’t say anything aloud, but from experience I could read his …

Passages and Questions

Passages and Questions

English was one of my favourite subjects in school, essentially because it had no set boundaries. Like Science there were no specific diagrams and correct answers, like Maths there were no formulae to be understood and applied, like History it didn’t require memorising a whole lot of dates and people and like Hindi it didn’t …