Separated..!

World lockdowns, and international flight shutdowns have impacted many families across the globe. Many husbands haven’t seen their wives for months, and some mothers and fathers, their children. I’m sure we all wonder how they’ve been coping with this unforeseen separation. Here, my daughter Varuna Clements Thalla, a former TV…

Fair and Lovely..!

With so many protests and debates over colour issues worldwide, corporates and industrial houses are jumping overboard to absolve themselves of colour discrimination, by changing names and titles. The latest, ‘Fair and Lovely, has changed its name to ‘Glow and Lovely!’ And in my vivid imagination I hear a boss…

Daughters..!

And as I opened the papers today, I was startled to see a former Madhya Pradesh minister and Congress leader Jitu Patwari tweeting that the ruling party had given birth to five “daughters”- noteban, GST, inflation, unemployment and recession- in its bid to beget a “son” called development. In other…

Suspended Midair…!

Was sitting in my terrace garden this morning and heard the somewhat irritating sound of crows cawing out loud. Normally this means one of them is injured or there’s a monkey around, and they’re all set to attack the poor fellow. I decided to save the victim or shoo the…