india

Wedding in Chidambaram temple mandapam sparks row

Devotees feel sanctity of the shrine has been violated The wedding celebration of the family member of an industrialist from Sivakasi at the famed Rajasabai (the 1,000-pillar mandapam) in the Sri Sabanayagar temple, popularly known as Sri Natarajar temple in Chidambaram, has kicked up a row between devotees and Pothu Dikshithars, the hereditary custodians-cum-archakas who […]

celebrity

Which of Kim Kardashian's Weddings Was More Insane? An Investigation

Which of Kim Kardashian’s Weddings Was More Insane? An Investigation When it comes to over-the-top celebrity relationships, no one does it better than Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. From their rollercoaster courtship to Kanye’s jaw-dropping proposal, everything about them is cranked to 11. It should be obvious, then, that their May 2014 wedding was a […]

lifestyle

This Indian life: Whose wedding is it anyway?

So my nephew, Srini, is getting married to a lovely Chinese girl called Ming. They live in San Francisco and met, where else, on a dating app. They are planning two weddings: one in Chennai and one in Napa. Now, I can imagine my Kanjivaram-clad aunts and dhoti-wearing uncles on the moon than the middle […]