Living a normal life suddenly became taboo.
Old habits and new tricks coompleted the losing formula.
Let’s change the things that shame us.
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Meet Neha. According to me and a lot of people I know, she is the perfect person. She's smart, funny and beautiful, both inside and out. Neha is a successful lawyer. She decided to put her career on h...
I visited Mumbai after almost two years last week. In spite of what others say about the city, I love the energy, the cosmopolitan culture and the wonderful local delicacies. I got into three illuminating conversations during my two days there, and they all had two things in common: (1) they were with taxi drivers who took me around to different parts of Mumbai; and (2) All three were from the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP).
And that is why we won't have gay marriage in India soon - at least for another generation. Because we are blinded by the love of a civilisation we don't even understand. We march to protect ideas that our religions never prescribed, and we beat our chests to protest ideals that our religions embellished.
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It's not that Indians have an intolerance for honesty, but they do have an alarming tolerance for dishonesty. This deeply rooted cultural behaviour comes from a desire to be polite, but on a daily basis and on a massive scale, this tolerance for dishonesty is holding India back from realising its full potential in the world.