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Shakthi

Social Media and Branding Consultant

Shakthi is a techie blogger by profession, Founder & CEO of The Quill. Loves writing and tweeting. Likes variety and hates monotony in anything. Android platform expert and a Social Media and Online Strategist who helps a lot of brands and celebrities manage their online presence.
6 Idiotic Questions My Family Faces Every Day About

6 Idiotic Questions My Family Faces Every Day About Disability

In my previous post, I wrote about the many challenges, frustrations and humiliations that we, the disabled population of India, face. But we are not the only ones who are victims of insensitivity. Our spouses and children also have to tolerate humiliating situations on a regular basis. You will be shocked, annoyed and even amused when I tell you about the questions they have to field every day. Their answers, though, rock!
28/09/2015 8:23 AM IST
We Have The Wheels, Mr PM, But We Need A Push To Get Them

We Have The Wheels, Mr PM, But We Need A Push To Get Them Rolling

It has been a while since anyone has had a majority government in our country -- it is something that I think of as an immense power. I was waiting for <em>any</em> party to get the power to decisively do things for my country and for people like me. By people like me, I mean the differently-abled of our great country, well over 26 million according to the 2011 census data, perhaps more.
09/09/2015 8:14 AM IST
The Internet Of Things Is Coming And I Am

The Internet Of Things Is Coming And I Am Worried!

The Internet of Things is coming! Everyone is excited but I am not! I am actually worried! Very worried! Why would I worry about the seemingly brilliant breakthrough that is going to make all our lives easier by simplifying every aspect of our life? Let me explain this in detail.
20/01/2015 8:02 AM IST
Me, My Son, My Career And A

Me, My Son, My Career And A Wheelchair

The building has steep stairs, a faulty elevator without UPS backup and wait for it--the office toilet has a stair that is two-feet-high right in front of it! After a week, I went to the guy who owns the place and told him that these are my issues. He looked at me and said "I care a F@#K!"
09/01/2015 11:50 AM IST
Being A Parent In Troubled

Being A Parent In Troubled Times

Today morning, my son asked me - "Dad, am I safe in my school?" I was taken aback at the question! Is this what it has come to?
18/12/2014 7:40 AM IST