All you need is Love!

We have always been too lazy about Valentine's Day. Besides, everything is so inordinately expensive; every place too crowded, sodden with saccharine mushiness. Doesn't mean we don't celebrate it though. We stay in, make a ton of popcorn, stock up on chocolates and have a movie marathon; our standard list of 'guilty pleasure' movies...and quite often …

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Dance of Exemption

My paternal grandfather hailed from a small village called Navipur in U.P., about a 100 kms southeast of Delhi. That whole geographical belt comprising of Kosi-Mathura-Vridavan-Nandgaon, somewhere in the middle of which Navipur sits demurely nested, is famous for its Holi celebrations. Although I was almost twenty years old when this incident took place, and …

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