Aspiring to reach the C-suite- here is why you should not give up comrade

The Economic Survey 2018 had some startling data on gender gap in labour force participation. The gap is more than 50 percent points which is much higher than under developed countries like Rwanda. Despite educational gains, the labor force participation rate for women in 2017 was 28.5%  (compared to 82% for men). By 2027 the working-age population in India… Continue reading Aspiring to reach the C-suite- here is why you should not give up comrade

The story of hot chapatis and chatpata chicken

Rajiv and Aria had one thing that they both absolutely loved, in fact it was this common love that made them meet, date and decide to to tie the knot. It was the love for chicken! They first met at the opening of a new restaurant in town which had come up with an innovative… Continue reading The story of hot chapatis and chatpata chicken

Bura na mano Holi Hai #TellTaleThursday

Swara took a deep breath as she stepped out of her apartment, adjusting her shades and dupatta. She was looking forward to enjoying the festival with her friends, though a dark thought lingered in her mind which made her restless. A group of girls came running out, throwing colours and water balloons, she hugged them… Continue reading Bura na mano Holi Hai #TellTaleThursday

Being happy is all that matters #WriteBravely

The thought crossed my mind a million times. Why was I different? Born in a family of super achievers , why was I the black sheep? Mom is a fitness enthusiast , Dad an award winning businessman, my oldest sister became a pilot and the next one a super model. My younger brother went to… Continue reading Being happy is all that matters #WriteBravely

An ounce of faith #TellTaleThursday

I walk into the shopping mall, hiding my face carefully in the shawl. I look around frantically- at that man sharing an ice cream cone with his toddler, the grandma immersed in her book at Crosswords, the lovey dovey couple posing for a selfie and the man leering at me. Shouldn’t I boil with anger… Continue reading An ounce of faith #TellTaleThursday

Of loving and losing #TellTaleThursday

This New Year is going to be different. I am going to find someone worthwhile to date, my clock is ticking, I need to hurry up. What are the chances of conceiving at 37? This baby fever has hit me suddenly and now I cant stop thinking about having my own. I have been too… Continue reading Of loving and losing #TellTaleThursday

Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Saroj looked in awe at the box full of brightly coloured threads. Blue, Pink, Red, Green- how beautiful they would look when blended into a shimmery sweater for little Prisha or a scarf for Ma. When Saroj was young and visited Grandma in summer holidays, they sat for hours in the little room as Grandma… Continue reading Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction