Carol Andrade

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Carol Andrade column: Reverse shift

Carol Andrade column: Reverse shift

A few days ago, there seemed no likelihood of Chidambaram coming out for a long, long time. Then the government changed here, with a ripp...Read More

Mahindra XUV300 Petrol Is Now BS6 Compliant, Prices Hiked

Mahindra XUV300 Petrol Is Now BS6 Compliant, Prices Hiked

Mahindra has begun updating its entire lineup of cars to meet BS6 emission norms, starting with the XUV300 petrol.

Carol Andrade column: My wedding dress

Carol Andrade column: My wedding dress

Once it was decided we would get married, the sick feeling set in. Not about the fact that I was getting married but about the tamasha th...Read More

Ground zero:  All is well in the Valley, says the Government

Ground zero: All is well in the Valley, says the Government

In doing so, I will be declaring my belief in the numbers submitted to the Lower House by junior home minister G Kishen Reddy last Tuesday,

Ground zero: A boy goes missing and a city looks out

Ground zero: A boy goes missing and a city looks out

Which is what he is, in spite of being 17 years old. So I have committed his father’s phone number to memory and I am adding it to the bo...Read More

Ground zero: No sympathy to spare, either for lawyers or for policemen

Ground zero: No sympathy to spare, either for lawyers or for policemen

Having said that, I beg to differ. The news that 3,000 policemen besieged the Delhi police headquarters’ for 11 hours last Tuesday, is de...Read More

Ground Zero: Leaving home in spite of Acche Din

Ground Zero: Leaving home in spite of Acche Din

In the fiscal ending June 2019, 28,470 Indians were granted citizenship by the Australian government

Doesn't it make your heart swell, writes Carol Andrade

Doesn't it make your heart swell, writes Carol Andrade

I, for one, have been over the moon, reading various reports and studies about how much more wealth India has, than it did two years ago.

The trust deficit that is India, writes Carol Andrade

The trust deficit that is India, writes Carol Andrade

One was a heart attack, the other a suicide. One was caused by the unbearable stress of trying to figure out how to get enough funds to l...Read More

Rajnath Singh before boarding the Rafale

Thank goodness no one covered our Rafale puja, writes Carol Andrade

On earlier trips, news out of India was a real problem, with none of the local or national channels covering the country.

Carol Andrade: My own Berlin Diary

Carol Andrade: My own Berlin Diary

I confess I have a peculiar-ish habit. Before travelling to distant climes, I like to read popular books based on that place.So, before v...Read More

Carol Andrade column: When your bank shuts shop

Carol Andrade column: When your bank shuts shop

In this case, I am referring of course to the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank.

Carol Andrade column: Horror story of the media

Carol Andrade column: Horror story of the media

About 31 years old, three years before Ben Stokes was born, there was a terrible tragedy that affected his mother. End of story.

Carol Andrade column: The agony of separating garbage

Carol Andrade column: The agony of separating garbage

Open up a package of air dried Scottish ham, mmm smells wonderful, packaging goes in the dry, wait a minute, better wash it out, god know...Read More

Carol Andrade column: A story of 15 villages that is both happy and happening

Carol Andrade column: A story of 15 villages that is both happy and happening

There is one story to which I keep returning again and again, because it is guaranteed to make me smile. After all, how many happy storie...Read More

Is bad news never going to take a holiday?

Is bad news never going to take a holiday?

Nowadays, my eyes skim across the news as I turn pages, because I am reluctant to take in any more depressing stuff. I know, I know there...Read More

Carol Andrade Column: Trans in the newsroom have a long way to go

Carol Andrade Column: Trans in the newsroom have a long way to go

In view of the fact that keen interest is being taken in the coverage of gender issues, so much so that journalism prizes are being insti...Read More

Carol Andrade column: Paralysis-inducing fear is now a familiar feeling

Carol Andrade column: Paralysis-inducing fear is now a familiar feeling

So, what do you really have to complain about, asked my pale orange friend, his skin deepening, like that of a chameleon even as we spoke...Read More

Carol Andrade: Why Kashmir’s very name makes me sad

Carol Andrade: Why Kashmir’s very name makes me sad

I first came to a knowledge of Kashmir in 1957. I was a seven-year-old in Patna and in May of that year, I was to travel for the first ti...Read More

Carol Andrade Column: The loss of CCD founder VG Siddhartha, and all-round goodness

Carol Andrade Column: The loss of CCD founder VG Siddhartha, and all-round goodness

A week ago, if you had asked me whether I knew who the founder of CCD was, I would have shrugged and said no, whatsamatter, is this a qui...Read More

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