J S Ifthekhar
Time was when palming off a khota sikka (disfigured coin) at the local provisional store was considered a big fraud.
04 Aug 2018
It was a touching moment, one that left everyone teary-eyed. The woman sobbed uncontrollably as she hugged her seven-day-old baby.
14 Jul 2018
What Dasara is to Mysuru, Ramzan is to Hyderabad.
14 Jun 2018
It is the season of giving. Being a do-gooder, lending a hand and making a difference. Charity liberates the soul of the giver and benefits him more than the receiver.
02 Jun 2018
Heat, sweat and the sticky feeling of here we go again. There is no turning away from this unpleasant situation.
17 May 2018
The rich man’s guardian and the poor man’s friend.
02 May 2018
While traditional bookstores are struggling to survive, those dealing in second-hand books continue to prosper.
23 Apr 2018
One’s lonely, two’s company and three’s a crowd. But we were slightly more than a cricket team. Seventeen in all—from infants to adolescents and adults.
23 Mar 2018
What’s all this fuss about Women’s Day? It was a simple question our maidservant asked the other day.
13 Mar 2018
But first, let me take a selfie.
22 Feb 2018
Into the wild I go—losing the way, finding the soul. I was always attracted to the lure of the jungle, the unfamiliar terrain.
27 Jan 2018
It doesn’t cost a bomb. And all it takes is a split second. Yet most of us are stingy about it. We would rather put up a stiff upper lip than trouble the corners of our mouth.
27 Dec 2017
Being online is the in-thing. You may be busier than a bee yet you will take time off to surf the net. The Internet has opened up a world of opportunities. One can date online, shop online, study onli
09 Dec 2017
The flashback hurts. It’s now a funny memory but it gives me the creeps whenever I try to recall it.
23 Oct 2017
Something, somewhere has gone terribly wrong, I thought as I entered my house.
07 Oct 2017