A navigator with the Merchant Navy, Siddharth Chakravarty, chanced upon the Sea Shepherds, an international non-profit, marine conservation organization and volunteered with them.
27-year-old taxi driver Mohammed Umar Sheikh had dropped off a passenger who had left behind a package, unnoticed by the driver. His wife was pregnant at the time.
Although the government paid for all his medical expenses, this survivor was not given any counselling to overcome the psychological trauma.
“…solving global security challenges requires adopting a long-term and comprehensive approach…”
This Diwali, here is me bidding a gentle adieu to a ritual which quietly died among a milieu of lost traditions.
I have come to see the underbelly of this huge, glittering dragon, and it is not crime or gang-wars. The only aspect of Mumbai which is a recent disappointment is its idolisation of superficial and pseudo-talents.