The Post, is an all star movie (Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks as lead actors as the owner of the paper and the editor respectively of its namesake The Washington Post) with Steven Spielberg helming the directorial mantle dealing with an issue of contemporary American History with the Dan Ellsberg ‘Pentagon Papers’ on the American … More The Post: Cinematic Masterclass on Journalism
Diaspora writing from South Asia has a rich legacy. From Jhumpa Lahiri to Zia Haider to Abeer Hoque to Mohsin Hamid to Nayomi Munaweera to Brij Lal writing on Fijian Indian History, and the last reference would be Guyanese Indian Queer Poet Rajiv Mohabir . The swathe was however missing a voice from the Malayali/Indian … More Beyond Western Union: Gulf Migrants Matter
The non secondary school educated Indian migrant male construction worker/female household maid has built cities across the Gulf and South East Asia over the last 50 years. He/She leaves his family, dignity and home to fend for a better future. States such as Punjab, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have reaped the benefits of … More Orange is the New Blue: The Color of Dignity
Migrant experience is powerlessness Temporality is the operating syntax Trapped in between lattices Teaches to fight the shadows Shadow boxing is life Resilience is the way Resistance is screaming At the toilet mirror
Prof Philip Holden, renowned Literary Scholar on Reading “We need to create communities of reading. Be less concerned about coverage, and focus on building and finding groups who can read together, and deeply… Make time to read. And if you find it difficult to spend time to read, go to the theatre. Make time for … More On Reading: A Snippet
I am humbled to be contributing to EdEx, The New Indian Express’s Future Career 2030 Guide on Environmental Engineering as a career. The book will be launched by the Vice President of India on the 17th of January, 2017. Environmental Engineering is critical skill set to get smart cities and communities, in the future, well … More Environmental Engineering as a Career
Struggle is a strategic learning curve. The framing makes all the difference. Reinvent and Relearn. Google has demolished the age of the specialist.
Emails are the most important vehicles of communication today. We write them with functionality, respect, boredom, irritation and as an act of redemption. It’s personal, it’s performance. It is life in reflection. Let it be art.
Education is so linear as we learn to learn. The entire future of work argument hinges on put thinking the AI breathing robot. Creativity is reduced to neoliberal innovation to create disruptive value often expressed in the face value of the share price. The language of Dalal Street is really of its namesake of the … More Food as History
Massive spaces to shop Spices, Sambhar Veggies and more South India in a store ************************ The expanse is reflective Of the ambition of its founder Jobs to all in his village Myth Material Real in terms of cash ***************************** Gulf is a cocoon Time dilates The comfort zone expands The notion of time Intimate, but … More Lulu.