The message has gone loud and clear that the poor of India, across religion and castes are eligible for the highest awards and offices of the country—our PM is OBC and our President belongs to SC.

The journey has been long–painful at times, exhilarating at others, but coming full circle has never been so enriching.

Do we inherit quirks and eccentricities from our parents? This one is for the genealogists.

I have often wondered about what makes a friendship either tick or zonk out.

Try out this easy-peasy tender mango pickle. But hurry up. They are available only for a very short period at the beginning of summer!

The humble idli has gone places and is even celebrating a World Idli Day! #WorldIdliDay

These scientists just study the appearance, habits and behaviour of mosquitoes. But do they tell you whys behind their behaviour? No Sir!

The meal served in a temple is nothing short of Anna Brahma, a special gift from the Lord to His devotees.

A Vishnu temple has saltless items as naivedyam for the Lord, while another temple dedicated to Lord Murugan has Munch chocolates!

The concept of naivedyam goes beyond the mere act of offering, investing it with a sacred and spiritual significance

Much like how India was symbolized by elephants and snake charmers, the Kumbh had been reduced to a spectacle of the Naga Sadhus.

In the rose patches were tiny tight buds and bits of bright colour trying to burst through the green leaves holding them prisoners.

Born into a world where these products and more were already part of everyday life, it would be difficult for the younger generations to comprehend the momentous changes that these brands had brought into our lives.