Rainbow Rights – Delhi Queer Pride parade

“The Delhi Queer Pride is a parade for diversity, acceptance, solidarity and resistance” states the leaflet distributed at Delhi Queer Pride 2014, held on 30 November. The 2014 parade was particularly significant as members and supporters of the queer community got together to protest the December 2013 judgement of the Supreme Court of India that … Continue reading Rainbow Rights – Delhi Queer Pride parade

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Homeward Bound – 100 year old Kashmere Gate Durga Puja immersion

Delhi Durga Puja Samiti, popularly known as the Kashmere Gate Durga Puja, started in 1910 and is the oldest community Durga Puja of Delhi. It is held in the lawns of Bengali Senior Secondary School, at Alipur Road. In the last 100 years, it is admirable how the puja has been able to maintain the … Continue reading Homeward Bound – 100 year old Kashmere Gate Durga Puja immersion

The Calming Effect – essence of a successful leader

photo credit: bizior I have the opportunity to work with few people, whom I consider to be very good leaders. One  charecteristic I have observed in each one of them is an ability to stay calm in challenging situations. There is never an expression of panic even at times when things have fallen apart. Most importantly, in situations where many others are gripped with panic and … Continue reading The Calming Effect – essence of a successful leader