Monthly Archives: January 2008

Memories of Ahmedabad: A trip to Modi-land

A bustling market, trendy restaurants and gleaming marts welcome me as I step outside the Maninagar railway station in Ahmedabad, home turf of Gujarat’s controversial chief minister Narendra Modi. At first glance Maninagar, located in southern Ahmedabad, is no different … Continue reading

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Memories of Ahmedabad: A trip to Modi-land

A bustling market, trendy restaurants and gleaming marts welcome me as I step outside the Maninagar railway station in Ahmedabad, home turf of Gujarat’s controversial chief minister Narendra Modi. At first glance Maninagar, located in southern Ahmedabad, is no different … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2008

Contrary to popular opinion, I spent Christmas and New Year’s Eve wrapped in a quilt watching reruns of blockbusters on HBO. My nose is as red as that of Rudolph – if not bigger – and when people clapped, slapped … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2008

Contrary to popular opinion, I spent Christmas and New Year’s Eve wrapped in a quilt watching reruns of blockbusters on HBO. My nose is as red as that of Rudolph – if not bigger – and when people clapped, slapped … Continue reading

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