Does the Ban on Plastic Work in India?

Plastic thought to be a major toxic pollutant and non-biodegradable substance, has been banned from use, sale or storage by the Delhi government. The penalty if anyone is caught using poly­thene of any kind or thickness will face a fine up to Rs 100,000 or jailed for up to five years. This seems to be a positive move to salvage the environment and avoid clogging of drains and plastic debris scatte... »

Goodbye Blue Skies

June 22nd – The journey back The next morning we woke up, Bhavika usually begins to give me a tough time when its time to leave, I always seem to look at the brighter side. We balance out like that, though its tough at times. Chai and Parle G again and we set of on our 13 km trek down back to Govindghat to catch a bus to Joshimath. The last bus leaves Govindghat around 4.30 pm so we would ha... »

The Valley of Gods

The journey begins…Mumbai to Delhi We started off our journey to the mountains on June 14th. I picked up Bhavika from Andheri station to go to the domestic airport as we decided to save some time and fly to New Delhi on Go Air, instead of taking a train. We booked our tickets on Make my trip, the online portal, however, we didn’t quite liked their service. Firstly the e-tickets weren&#... »

A Punjabi Wedding in Delhi

Since I quit my job at Express a month back, I got a much-needed break before I joined the new organization. Well, you must have read about our enthralling trip to Goa, Gokarna and Hampi, following which I had to visit Delhi for a friend’s wedding. I was really excited at the prospect of meeting my entire college group and visiting a new city. I have been to Delhi a few times when I was a kid, had... »