Where is the compassion?

Recently, I read an article on how a migrant worker was wheeling his pregnant wife and kid on a makeshift cart. With no jobs and no future, India’s migrant workforce is returning to their home states, lock stock and barrel. They have always been the hidden force behind the infrastructure progress that rich and industrialized … Continue reading Where is the compassion?

Railway Humor – Anecdotes from the British Raj era

I'm someone who can't see a drooping face. It pains me no end. If I come across one such face, I am hell-bent on lighting it up. And I am told, I am at my best doing this. I attribute this quality in myself to my innate ability to laugh my cares away. Making people … Continue reading Railway Humor – Anecdotes from the British Raj era

Tulika and Tintin : a paw-some journey!

Paws @Planet-I is the pet-lovers community of IIM Indore consisting of students, staff and faculty members who’ve joined hands to take care of all the dogs residing in the campus. Following is the story of a timeless friendship, that of Tulika and her pet Tintin, penned by Pooja Batra, FPM 2015. There are no words … Continue reading Tulika and Tintin : a paw-some journey!

When helping hurts the helper

Helping others is not only good for those who are helped and a good thing to do, it also makes the helper happier and healthier too.  John Holmes also said, “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” Emmy Award-winning television producer, Maria Baltazzi, gave a psychological explanation … Continue reading When helping hurts the helper