Miss America 2014 – Nina Davuluri 101

Nina Davuluri is a person of Indian origin, born and raised in the US. It is funny when I have to start an article with an important fact as there appears to be a huge discussion going on the internet on racism and related topics right after Nina was crowned Miss America 2014 recently. As …

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The Hindu Ad was a response to Times Of India Mockery

I had written earlier about negative advertising by The Hindu and how it left a bad taste about the newspaper that I have loved for the past thirty years. Recently I found out that this ad from The Hindu was in response to a negative ad campaign launched by The Times Of India, projecting news …

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Amazing Ad from The Hindu

Noticed this funny video ad from The Hindu. It shows how kids in classrooms are watching exactly what the politicians in India are doing and do exactly the same in this mock political discussion in the classroom. This ad is now becoming very popular all over India as it truly reflects the situation happening across …

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Negative Advertising by The Hindu

Happened to go to a contemporary dance performance by The Scottish Dance Theatre which was presented by The Hindu, the most popular newspaper in Chennai. While waiting for the programme to start, we were shown a few video advertisements, repeated more than once, making mockery of The Times Of India readers. The ad starts with …

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Gay Topic Discussion with Elders in India

I was reading a book called ‘The Secret’ (by Rhonda Byrne) to my mother, when this incident happened. In one of the examples, the author narrates about a gay guy who was expressing negative thoughts and how the author suggested this person to think positive, etc etc. As many of you know, it is very …

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Rumour Mill – Day 3 of 3 – Side Effects

This is the final part of a three part series written based on the rumours that were going on in the past two weeks in India. The 20th of August has come and gone. Chennai is as peaceful as ever. There are a few side effects of this event, affecting different kinds of people. Trying …

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Rumour Mill Day 2 of 3 : 20th has come and gone

Reality Today The main fear of the people of North East was that by the 20th something bad is going to happen. It was considered a lot better to be with their families even if something bad happens, at least they will be together. The 20th has come and gone and I see no signs …

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Rumour Mill Day 1 of 3 – D-Day: 20th Has Arrived

This is part one of a three part series I intend to write after noticing this hyped up news about people from North East rumoured to be attacked in cities like Chennai and Bangalore on the 20th of August. In this series, I intend to bring out my opinion about the cause, the effect and …

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Aamir Khan – Satyamev Jayate

I watched Satyamev Jayate by Aamir Khan last Sunday and was totally impressed by it. Aamir Khan is trying something similar to what Oprah Winfrey has been doing on her show for quite a few years in the US – trying to bring to public attention typical issues, that we have all heard of, spoken …

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