Lower costs or higher income?

A daily wage worker’s two sons have made it to IIT.  He doesn’t have 1lakh to spare for their admission. An unemployed guy’s mother is dying. And he doesn’t have enough for her medicines. A middle class topper from a small town can’t...

Call in sick

There are 2 occasions when people call in sick When they really are And when they are not, but wish they were Look around you All the successful people The ones whom you want to be As rich, as famous, as inspirational, as enigmatic And then ask them – how many...

You will be fine

13 years ago, in the fall of 2002, I captured a shot through my nikon. It was that of wooden fences. About a km from spartan village, where I was staying as a graduate student of MSU. I was far away from home, lonely, staying with a housemate that hardly spoke. I...

Just becauseĀ 

Whenever I go to the U.S. I am always amazed by the number of “thank you”, “what’s up”, “you find everything ok” and “sorry” that hit me on an hourly basis.  They don’t mean it half of the time. Just as...