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Deblina Chakrabarty

  • No bread? Some cake then...

    Recession has wrought some interesting changes. For one, the cautious Indian spender is making a slow comeback.

    Saturday, 7 March 2009 - 3:40am
  • Three cheers for desi porn!

    From masturbation to orgasm, from morning ablutions to sexism, everything politically incorrect was gloriously centrestage.

    Saturday, 28 February 2009 - 9:19pm
  • The Husband Syndrome

    Living in a concrete urban jungle like Bombay, it’s usually difficult to sight or appreciate the wonders of natural wildlife.

    Sunday, 1 February 2009 - 3:32am
  • The biography of the 'shaadi' staple

    All protests are brushed aside; after all it’s the role of the bride’s single friends to create raucous ruckus at weddings and keep the banter and bawdy jokes flowing.

    Sunday, 4 January 2009 - 3:49am
  • Arrivederci 2008!

    I usually hate goodbyes. I am the quintessential pack rat so to speak, reluctant to let go of people, possessions or memories. But 2008 is different.

    Sunday, 21 December 2008 - 3:54am
  • The heart is on hiatus

    My writing usually focuses on the vagaries of the human heart and the machinations of love. But my poor heart has taken a hard rap in the last 10 days.

    Sunday, 7 December 2008 - 3:51am
  • Are you a hissy missy?

    My personal horror is turning into one of those high-strung, hysterical, single women who can go from soft n’ sweet girlfriend to a screeching banshee at the slightest (non) provocation.

    Sunday, 23 November 2008 - 3:39am
  • The darker shade of love

    It’s not my fault really. Colour coding is in the air everywhere. Red states v/s blue states, saffron brigade v/s green morchas, black hope v/s white cynicism.

    Sunday, 9 November 2008 - 2:03am
  • A tale of two... ...everythings!

    I just read a rather harsh critique of Booker winner White Tiger.

    Saturday, 25 October 2008 - 11:58pm
  • Since we’re at it...

    I am certain that even if I throw all my Gauloises in the Arabian Sea, those big shiny vehicles spewing black smoke right in my face will erode my lungs pretty soon!

    Sunday, 12 October 2008 - 3:55am