I clearly remember ‘That Day’…..The day of the ‘Wake-Up Call for my Blogging’ It was November 21st, 2016 and I was just back from work all exhausted! As soon as the chores for the evening were taken care of, I hit the bed with a vengeance of a trekker! Just after 20-25mins into my siesta,… Continue reading A Wake-up Call for Blogging
Firstly , my heartiest New Year wishes to all the bloggers, readers and friends who visit Polkajunction.Today , my blog has got its own home in its own domain….have you observed it?! If No, then let me inform you that my baby blog now resides at Polkajunction.com 🙂 As another 365 days chug its way… Continue reading A harbinger of new beginnings!
The raging debate on Twitter a couple of days back- over the invitation of RSS Speakers to the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 left me perplexed! We, as a society have made sure ‘Hatred’ and ‘Arrogance’ supersedes our ‘Intelligence and Rationality’. This in turn has resulted in ‘Politics: based on religion, creed and caste’ gaining prominence,… Continue reading Five Known Facts about Jaipur Literature Festival – A Rewind!
I first got to know about ‘Lutyens Delhi’ some 5-6 years back as I was searching for information on Arnab Goswami for a particular write-up and ended up reading about this ‘Power Circle’ and how the rich and famous (that includes the media houses too) inevitably gravitate towards it! The curiosity to know more especially… Continue reading Book # 35
For the simple reasons – that I love travelling, exploring new culture & places and that I am intrigued by ‘Bengalis’ , I opted to read and review this book! The blurb gives a preview of this interesting compilation of stories: ” Bengal Write Ahead’ was a contest organized by Facebook, in partnership with Rupa… Continue reading Book # 34
Check all the Books Here Name of the book: The Broken Home Author: Lopamudra Banerjee Read some reviews: 1. Anirban Nanda 2. Sarmita Dey 3. Niranjan Navalgund The Story: An English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novella, ‘Nastanirh’, which was aptly filmed by ace filmmaker, Satyajit Ray as Charulata. You can buy the book @ amazon.in | amazon.com | amazon.co.uk… Continue reading The Broken Home
Life often throws unexpected googlies at us, isn’t it ? One such Googly was thrown at me exactly a week after I was done with my final exams. Excited about treating myself to a much deserved break with family, I started browsing through the newspapers on a look out for some ‘Travel Packages’.While doing so,… Continue reading The curious case of my first job!
Check all the Books Here Glitter and Gloss by Vibha Batra Read some reviews: 1. Sophia Eriks 2. Arti Metroreader 3. Sheetal Maurya The Story: A romantic comedy that is funny, contemporary and sharp. Misha is a make up artist who, after a series of mishaps and twists and turns, falls madly in love… Continue reading Glitter and Gloss
Check all the Books Here Menaka’s Choice by Kavita Kane Read some reviews: 1. Avanthika 2. Vikas Datta 3. Anu The Story: We make love and leave. That is our motto. Live by it, Menaka or you shall suffer untold, unnecessary grief. Born during the churning of the ocean, Menaka is the most beautiful of… Continue reading Menaka’s Choice
Check all the Books Here Name of the book: Love, Lies and Layoffs Author: Usha Narayanan Read some reviews: 1. Reet Singh 2. Arti Honrao 3. Mala Ashok The Story: With goofy colleagues, a busy career and juicy gossip to fill her days, feisty columnist Freida doesn’t really crave romance. Men are such fools anyway, including… Continue reading Love, Lies and Layoffs