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  • Courting the Countryside

    Newbie in Nuker

    Himachali women are a refreshing change from those I have encountered in the northern plains of rural India.
  • Do or Die?

    People who swear by fancy-sounding diets would do better to promote the love of good food than make debatable claims.
  • Rasmai Ya Ramgarh?

    Spending some time with a villager almost always assures one that change is the only constant we all look forward to.
  • Game On?

    Expectations, they say, kill an idea. And after reading Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper, I agree vehemently.
  • A Bit of Jeeves and Wooster

    Everyone has their own perfect Jeeves and Wooster, but I can't see anyone other than Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in those roles.
  • The Tea Party (Part 2)

    This decade has rendered us incapable of facing a gathering on a Sunday without a cocktail or three.
  • Hiking Up Hipti

    Seven households, one school, and one tiny gompa (monastery) make up Hipti, a small village in Ladakh.
  • The Tea Party (Part 1)

    It was no surprise, then, that I, like the rest of my generation, embraced the coffee culture with a vengeance. It was my way of telling tea to go to hell.
  • Track Record

    Ravi Chopra's The Burning Train (1980), with its unpredictable twists and turns, entertains and educates.
  • Revisiting Mahabharat

    Just one viewing of this old classic by B. R. Chopra shows us all that is wrong with Hindi television today.
  • A Space Odyssey?

    It is not very incredulous to foresee a future where sentient mechanical beings will take over the mantle of evolution from human beings.
  • Death Dealer

    Death Note is an existential mystery wrapped inside a thriller.
The City Speaks #25

The City Speaks #25

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #25