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He is a journalist who loves reading, number-crunching and driving for miles and miles in his free time. A big fan of psychedelic rock. Loves to eat and is open to experimenting with cuisines. Aspires to be like one of his short-story heroes: Anton Chekhov, O. Henry and Mark Twain.

Posts by Anupam Varma
Saving a man from the brink of suicide
Think

Saving a man from the brink of suicide. It started...

WhatsApp groups and their daily dose of good morning
Living

WhatsApp groups and their daily dose of ‘good morning’

Fate, the unfortunate scapegoat
Think

Fate, the unfortunate scapegoat

Don't fast during Ramadan for the sake of it
Living

Don’t fast during Ramadan for the sake of it

Have we become too busy to live
Living

Have we become too busy to live?

99% marks for the Newsfeed
Think

99% marks for the Newsfeed

Delhi, you amaze me, and you disappoint me
Think

Delhi, you amaze me, and you disappoint me

Say no to war
Living

My Pakistani colleagues kept brotherhood alive as Indian media called...

A Termination Letter
Living

My reward for being a loyal employee for 20 years...

When is the right time to pull the plug
Living

When is the right time to pull the plug?

A lesson in sacrifice when you least expect it
Think

A lesson in sacrifice when you least expect it

When a watchman inspired me to learn to play the piano
Living

When a 50-year-old watchman inspired me to learn to play...

My 5 year old is consumer first, child later
Living

My 5-year-old is a consumer first, a child later

Fitness is not a New Year resolution, it's a life goal
Living

Fitness is not a New Year resolution, it’s a life...

Think and Choose one
Think

Choose one: A pair of headphones or public courtesy?

Turn off the mobile data, turn life back on
Living

Turn off mobile data, turn life back on

We are so bloody selfish that pollution deserves us
Living

We are so bloody selfish that pollution deserves us

Everything is Knowledge
Think

Everything is Knowledge

Don't dilute the cause, #MeToo
Think

#MeToo: Don’t dilute the cause

I would love to move to Canada, but I won't
Living

I would love to move to Canada, but I won’t

Discrimination in office
Leadership

Discrimination in office: An employer’s perspective

Citizenship
The Honest Beings

“I Gave Up My Indian Passport To Become A Pakistani”

Were we really getting wrong about depression
Walk The Talk

Delhi’s Air Pollution Solution Is Too Little, Too Late

How an entrepreneur captures the power of productive mind
Walk The Talk

Don’t Protest Against Juvenile’s Release. Question The Law

Film Editor
Living

In Talks With Steven Bernard: A Movie Can Be Rewritten...

Addiction
Tech

Filling Up Emotional Vacuum With Likes And Upvotes

BCCI
Walk The Talk

Why Can’t India Produce Fast Bowlers Like Pakistan?

Gender Equality, for real, really
Walk The Talk

I Am An Indian And I Am Not A Rapist

Syria
Issues

How I Escaped From Daesh Militants In Syria

Narendra Modi
Politics

Narendra Modi’s UAE Visit: How Pakistan Lost Its Cool

Ajanta Restaurant Dubai
Walk The Talk

Pay If You Waste: This Dubai Restaurant Thrives On Unique...

Mosque
Life

I Am Keeping A Fast This Ramadan. I Am Hindu

London Underground
Living

Dear London, I’ll Be Back

Life

Dubai Residents, Don’t Forget Your Etiquettes In The Daily Hustle-Bustle

Life

He’s Dead, A Part Of Me Died With Him

Struggle
Living

Losing a job in India: Struggles of a middle-class family

Student Competition
Life

Putting the Ghost of Competition to Rest

Living

Living with Pakistanis: An Indian’s first-hand account

Our Latest Stories
Why you shouldn't be an overachiever
Fiction

I was an overachieving geek. It ruined me

Between love and the love story
Fiction

Between love and the “love story”

Self-doubt is a constant
Think

There really is no going back. Self-doubt is a constant

Running
Living

Of the brow sweat and the runner’s mind

The greatest loss among them all
Fiction

The greatest loss among them all

Traveling Solo
Living

What I wish I could have told that girl on...

TNT