Renée Ranchan

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It was exactly two days short of three years when finally, at long last, my mother and I made it...

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The aftermath of Covid consumption

It’s been made official that Covid is a thing of the past, not brushed under the carpet but without question,...

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The fiesta of fasting

I wouldn’t say it is a new phenomenon yet it is not too old either. Every other day is a...

Celebrations of 1st anniversary of the 75th Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Don’t Wear Me Out

It’s a pretty long haul before I manage, late in the morning, to drive into the city to make it...

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Curtailing the tongue     

So now there is a gag order on a list of words which are deemed unparliamentary by our honourable Parliament....

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Let’s talk books

Milton said so, hundreds of years ago, that verse (now take that as reading) was only for the `fit and...

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Termination in the offing

America! The country where so many of us aspire to go, carve out a life where one has success, currently...

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Vaulted Bank Accounts!

It was last Saturday, so that makes it nine days today, and I’m still trying, tirelessly trying, to quiet the...

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Eternally Women’s Day

I am in a particularly `huff and puff, and I’ll blow your house down’ mood. Funny, how in the past...

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Singularity in Unity

Tensions are increasingly mounting with the atmosphere methodically becoming more and more aggressive and self-justifying. A case of, `us versus...

Mahatma Gandhi

All Play, No Work

Today it’s been 74 long years when Gandhiji, the Father of the Nation, was gunned down in cold blood. Over...

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Show me the Money

If one has been following this space, I would not blame the reader for thinking that I had been taken...

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Who shall bell the cat?

She, Kangana Ranaut, thrives and noticeably succeeds in becoming a lifelong object of tabloidish news which, we, God knows why,...

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Skating over Salty Seas

If you ask me, October 2nd, Gandhi Jayanti, has long back been forgotten, save the billboards that come up on...

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Moving on with movies

Movies were always magic for me. I had hardly begun kindergarten and learnt the days of the week…Monday, Tuesday…when I...

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Hindi Living in Exile…

Who does not know that with time language grows, evolves; new words come into being, old words, grown archaic are...

The Soap of Pantry Politics!

The Soap of Pantry Politics!

Precisely two Sundays ago, I uncharacteristically made the unilateral decision to ban all Indian news channels that are for the...

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Minting money from misery!

Rahul, brother to both me and my younger brother, son to our mother, passed away in the early hours of...

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Royalty Instagrammed!

I have scratched my head inside out—so much so that my clipped-to-the-finger-tip nails have gone raw and sore in the...

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The Show Must Go On…

These past couple of weeks I pause for a minute, before, with a hesitancy, bordering on, ‘spare me this time’...

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Trumpeting from both ends

Only an archaeological eye could reflect and sum up what exactly happened in Washington on the 6th of January, termed...

New-born patriotism

New-born patriotism

Our economy has been in a fleapit for more than a few years now, and that’s a rather mild way...

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Pruning flaunting ways

I sit in my study dead-set, determined that my pen, at any given moment, shall definitely not swerve into the...

Renee Ranchan

Outsmarting to the Rim!

It’s not ancient history, so definitely do not have to run by the archival section of the library to check...