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Vote! Even if it is for no one

Vimal Kumar says that under section 49-o, you can cast a ballot for ‘none of the above’. Yet another assembly election in Tamil Nadu and yet again, it was a choice between the AIADMK and DMK combine. I was talking to a couple of my friends the other day and they all sounded pessimistic about the whole process. They were ...

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It’s time to tell you how I felt after I quit.

Avadhut Phatarpekar shares an experience that could well be yours… Scared. The night before, I was tossing between my sheets like a man who’d eaten bad oysters. I was hot and annoyed and frightened and dangling at the end of a thin thread. Would I go in the next day and announce that I was out of that place like ...

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To give or not to give

Dinesh Devarajan is in two minds about his always-needy istriwallah. 6:00 PM. I’m alone at home. No coaching class today. My time is my own to spend usefully and I have decided to squander it in front of the telly before finishing off that fantasy book that’s been gathering dust for ages. A perfect way to end the day after ...

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EnterTRAINment

An ongoing chronicle of a mentally dismayed and physically battered student commuter Ahh! Local trains…. Mumbai local trains! I don’ t know in what way you have taken my Ahh! reaction. Depends on what your frame of mind about this wonder vehicle is. How do you feel in the mornings when you take bath with soap that promises a germ-free ...

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Freedom, what

If we are truly free, why have we to adhere to the 75% attendance rule in colleges or stand up for the national anthem, asks Rohan Desai So, we all read in school about how our country is democratic, right? And we mention it on every Independence Day, Republic Day and all other conceivable occasions. And we all hold our ...

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The Times They Are A Changing

‘Déjà vu’ is defined in the dictionary as the illusion of having already experienced something actually being experienced for the first time. As I sat back in my cozy cushion benumbed by the highly intellectual challenges posed to me on TV about empathizing with singers breaking down on TV and capturing my share of the imagination, I hear a high ...

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Google Guru

Jayant Gandhi is just like any other youngster but with a difference! At the age of 24, Jayant holds a Bachelors in Information from University of Delhi and is pursuing Masters in Computers Technology from IIT Delhi. He is also the mastermind behind www.nibbleguru.com, a website that provides free technical support and help to home PC users and strictly runs ...

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Why?

Why do I always seem to have problems with the way this world is? Why can’t it be a little saner? Why do you think I’m talking like this? Nimish Varadkar bares his angst. Why, for starters, do I have to justify every little deed I do? Why do I have to be like the kids of my parent’s friends ...

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Train of thought

Manali Shah, BMM student at VES college, learnt a real-life advertising lesson in the local train compartment! “Jaldi do baki ka paisa bhaiya “, I said to the auto rickshaw driver in a hurried manner as I reached station. He returned my money and I rushed towards the platform. It was my exam that day and since the previous night ...

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Off the Web

Aaishwari Chouhan met Kartik Raichura, the founder and owner of www.managementparadise.com (MP), a website dedicated to management students. Kartik (who is in his final semester of BMS) talks about his interesting journey from notorious bully, to the girl-crazy boy next door, to a serious management student. When did you become serious about making a career? Life changed drastically when I ...

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