The Hater’s Mumbai

I vividly remember, in my first job when the HR asked me – “So, Rohit, what would be your preferred place of posting?” and I solemnly answered – “Anywhere BUT Mumbai.” That was my hatred/fear of the city. Like most hatred or fear, it was irrational too, but like most hatred/fear, I had my own…

You can choose to read this!

Last week, a strange turn of events and an overboard introspection rendered me jobless. I was out again, exploring. People have always been kind enough and were ready to hire me. But all of this, landed me with choices. And there’s this thing with me and choices, I don’t like ’em much. It’s not that…

Somedays…

There are some days when you have so much to say. Thoughts gushing from all sides in your brain, mostly negative in nature. But there’s just one catch, you really do not want to talk. You want somebody to crawl-in from the meticulously covered cracks of your emotional being and simply read you.  Some days…

The Peshawar Massacre: A Realization of Hate

It is beyond every flicker of doubt that calling the killings that happened on 16th December, 2014 as heinous is an utter understatement. Kids, who could barely understand God, leave alone differentiating between them. Kids who couldn’t even spell revenge or jihad correctly! Terrorism was never justified, not at any point in history. Sometimes because…

Nirbhaya was not a hero but a victim

Today, on the second death anniversary of the poor girl, all the news channels have been running hour long shows on her and the incident. Aaj Tak stood out, as it talked to the concerned family and friends and tried to recreate the whole scenario once again. The channel glorified their pain and poignant memories…

My Father’s Best Advice

My dad has been one of those people who stands for people and fight for them. He is a leader, wherever he is. I left home at a tender age. In the early teens, it is very easy to get carried away with your emotions. The hormonal cyclone doesn’t help either. When I was leaving…