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2 years

Hypocrisy of the Indian Elite

When I say ‘Elite’, I am not talking about the high net worth individuals, as one would imagine. A person, who has had the luxury of a private education, is employed in a white collar job and lives in an urban area, is an Indian Elite. Statistically, such a person would figure in the top 2% of our country. Let’s call him ‘Leo’ for easier reference, hereafter.

2 years

Stories - Chapter 4

I came to art quite late, after having worked in a very different field – statistics.

2 years

Promoting eGovernance with Blockchain

Blockchain have been hailed by the World Economic Forum as technology pioneer, with many financial experts terming it as “the next best thing after the Internet.” Industry leaders consider the impact of the new accounting technology to be as significant as the introduction of double entry more than 500 years ago. Apart from being faster and more agile than existing systems, blockchain allow transparency in accounting as every transaction is captured in real time. Governments are also looking at blockchain as an innovative platform to promote eGovernance. 

2 years

Stories - Chapter 3

I always knew that I wanted to be a drummer, playing African drums, but life got in the way with children and survival at stake.

2 years

Stories - Chapter 2

I was lucky that I did not make a conscious career turn. When I was working as a digital designer, I have spent lots of time making bags, and I really enjoyed it. Coming back from work, I would just get on the sewing machine, start making and creating products, and doing the same thing over the weekends.

2 years

Stories - Chapter 1

I am what some societies call an “illegitimate” child since I was conceived by an unmarried woman and an already married man. My childhood resembles one of Charles Dickens’ novels.

3 years

The Silent Warriors

Ask anyone what the most important day of the year is to them and you will get answers ranging from their birthday to Election Day. How many will say their mother’s birthday? For some unknown reasons, mothers get overlooked or down played a bit.