Irony of education in India-perceptions!


Note- I work with BYJU’S, love my work and hence would obviously be biased towards it. It has been more than a year for me in the education sector. I have realised that there is nothing idealistic when it comes to providing education in any way. The general mentality of the crowd prohibits reasonable thinking.…

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What was Feminism again?-Udita Chakraborty


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Finally, after a little over a month I drew the curtains on my latest obsession – ‘Person of Interest’ (Dear Parents – It’s a TV show). I had gotten used to planning my day around the number of episodes I could aim to watch (In case any of my supervisors/employers…

Tips- before forwarding the CV


I came across a dozen CV’s lately particularly from MIT Manipal. The MITians are known in the country to be smart which we proudly shove at anyone’s face if questioned about our academic prowess. However, majority of the CVs forwarded to me had some very grave mistakes. Being a six pointer myself, I preferred presenting…

Placements-The Emotions


Daf’s typical reaction to any kind of an emotional situation, sad or happy was, “Let’s grab a Smoke”. His GPA enabled him to sit for a very few companies while his classmates from IT were all getting placed. It was an axiom during placements that moral support groups (AKA friends) needed to be there at…

Chapter 5: Ascent


Dull are the days of spontaneous, Love And dull are the days you tried With a knife at your neck I’d leave you a lull And you’d have pined it inside  Love is not even close to being the strongest emotion. There is no perpetuity in it; the crude adrenaline cocooned by the ‘butterflies’. It…