How To Live off 35% of Your Income & Retire by 40

In the age of Silicon Valley, a lot of us dream of launching the next Warby Parker, Instagram, or Airbnb—a wildly successful business that will leave us financially set for life. But the game is kind of rigged. Research says that, on the whole, entrepreneurs aren’t the fearless, high-achieving heroes we imagine them to be….

Weekend funnies

One of my favourite blogger, Amit Varma of Indiauncut is back after a hiatus. This reminds me of an obviously apocryphal story a friend told me a couple of decades ago. The story concerned MF Husain, who got painter’s block one day and couldn’t think of what to make. Finally, in desperation, he took off…

Amit Varma wins Frederic Bastiat Prize

One of my most favourite blogger, Amit Varma of IndiaUncut has won the 2007 Frederic Bastiat Prize for Journalism. Varma is known for his satirical take on the various issues that plague Indian society in general. The 3 nominated essays of Amit were: Where’s the freedom party A beast called Government The Devil’s compassion Varma…