Suchi Govindarajan

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Suchi Govindarajan works as a technical writer. In her spare time, she does freelance writing and editing, and also volunteers with the Spastics Society of Karnataka. You can follow her on twitter: @suchiswriting

Living in the age of free non-basics

It is a dull, rainy morning at the Dujiangyan Panda Base in Chengdu, China, and my husband and I are inside a large giant panda cage.

Cleanliness & godliness

That morning dawned all bright and sunny, giving no warning of what was to follow. But follow it did.

The perils of slim-fit

It may be summer, but a cloud hangs over corporate India. Companies are valiantly trying to recruit a diverse workforce, but at what expense? Can it be ignored any longer?

Advice for misguided youth

It is spring in Bengaluru and the famed avenue trees are blooming everywhere. It makes the citizen’s heart foolishly hopeful.

The startup that’s purifying India

It all started when Jai and Veeru went to a temple for prayers. “It was a normal day at the temple,” says Jai, “We were all just chilling at the temple, on our way back from a Goa trip.

Life in the fasting lane

Diyar fellow Indians, as you are knowing, we have recently completed our Karva Chauth festival, a great tradition celebrated in North India since centuries, and in rest of India since the ancient era

“Grab ‘em by the *****, their hearts and minds will follow.” — An American soldier, Vietnam, circa 1960s

After hearing the Pakistan PM’s ramblings on Kashmir at the UN General Assembly last week, one began to wonder how “sharif” (civil or civilised) Nawaz Sharif could possibly be, with or without officia