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Politics and Misplaced Priorities

By Ambikanand Sahay
As you drive down from Akshardham Temple in Delhi towards Greater Noida, greenery greets you. On your right is Mayawati’s dream park. It’s a gorgeous project. Thanks to its magnificence and workmanship, all the structures that have come up look grand.

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Need a Life….

By Kavitha Reddy

“Need a Life….” was all my heart said, so I called my friends and we decided to go on a trek. We gathered at Delhi, travelled by interstate bus to Rishikesh, a six-and-a-half hour overnight journey that was as (un)comfortable as possible in a badly managed bus service. 

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Spirited Away

Film: Hum Tum Aur Ghost

Cast: Arshad Warsi, Dia Mirza, Directed by: Kabeer Kaushik, Duration: 125 mins, Rating: * *
Director Kabeer Kaushik’s debut Seher about the UP mafia was quite a remarkable film and the follow up, Chamku tackled the issue of naxalism.

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Baudy Building

Film: Well Done Abba

Cast: Boman Irani, Minnisha Lamba, Directed by: Shyam Benegal, Duration: 144 mins, Rating: *  *  * 1 / 2 

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Folk Art Festival at KA

The Kala Academy, Panaji organised a Folk Art Festival at the open air auditorium recently. Traditional folk dances like ‘talo’, ‘dhalo’, ‘kunbi dance’, ‘morulo’, ‘zaagor’, ‘ghodemodni’ and others were performed by the groups.

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Fortune Favours the Foodies

By Odette and Joe Mascarenhas
We happened to get in touch with a chef who we had not seen for many years and like all foodies the topic focused on food.

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Masci’s Corner

Piri Piri or Peri Peri : Chef Poornima of Alegria recommends, Peri peri masala  is also sometimes known as Piri piri masala. Although the origin of the peri peri masla used by us is traditionally from Portugal, there are many variations.

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