A Tryst with Taj Mahal!

You have watched her a zillion times in magazines, advertisements, photo shoots and newspapers but her aura is something beyond the lenses can capture. Taj Mahal today is a blend of the archaic and modern. Both battery cars and silvery horse drawn tongas are splattered all over the place. It’s a busy hub of activities, of commingling sights…

5 Shades of Lipstick and Womanhood!

Our lips may be luscious or puckered, crumpled or bee-stung, tampered with  caffeine or nourished by balms. No matter how our lips are they can always be pepped up with lipsticks. But if you think lipsticks are all about simple shades that accompany a gamut of expressions on our faces, you are wrong! They tell…

It was about to rain in our city…

It was about to rain in kolkata, a two-hundred year old city in India, otherwise known as the City of joy. Kolkata wakes up in clamours amidst the muttering litanies of the streets, the screeching of utensils, the jarring noises of the vehicles and men jostling each other in the never-ending rat race.

What shall I call you, Mother ?

  Mother Teresa was the throbbing heart of motherhood for everyone in kolkata. When the rest of the world murmured “she was a saint, a haloed messenger of god” an awe of bafflement swept through kolkata. Kolkata perceived her as a mother and she was the mother of the infirm, the vagabonds and the destitudes…