LFG #2: Shopping at Law Garden, Ahmedabad

Here’s the thing. I dislike hate shopping. For makeup, shoes, bags, dresses – especially dresses! You know that moment…that instant when your fingers curl round the handles of a shiny, uncreased bag — and all the gorgeous new things inside it become yours?¹ Well, I don’t. And I swear to God that I-WILL-KILL-YOU if you… Continue reading LFG #2: Shopping at Law Garden, Ahmedabad

#Inspire – Sparks by Chetan Bhagat

Speech given at the orientation program for the new batch of MBA students Symbiosis, Pune, July 24, 2008 © Chetan Bhagat ————————————————- Good Morning everyone and thank you for giving me this chance to speak to you. This day is about you. You, who have come to this college, leaving the comfort of your homes… Continue reading #Inspire – Sparks by Chetan Bhagat

Aligning the present-day-you with the ‘dream-you’

Of late, there is this one thing that has been bugging me. Relentlessly. It is always there in the back of my mind, this thought that I’m trudging through today so that I can live tomorrow. Just close your eyes and think for a moment. In college, our aim was to get a job. ASAP.… Continue reading Aligning the present-day-you with the ‘dream-you’

Falling for ‘What Young India Wants’

There are a lot of things that you don’t do in life – for various reasons. Some things you don’t do because you don’t want to do it. Like getting drunk. Or eating curd rice. Or eat curd rice when you are getting drunk – you get the gist. Then there are some things that… Continue reading Falling for ‘What Young India Wants’