April 29, 2010
What women think of while having sex
A Hollywood hunk, ex-lovers, a blue film scene and even what to buy in a grocery store -- these are things that women think of while having sex.
April 27, 2010
Recipes for Mango Bhaat, Mango Margarita and more!
We invited Get Ahead readers to share their mango recipes with us -- great ways to enjoy the king of fruits in the sweltering heat. As part of an ongoing series, we present three such responses.
April 26, 2010
Eating out: This Khau Galli is air-conditioned!
Abhishek Mande reviews Khau Galli Restaurant that dishes out yummy street food in 10,000 sq-ft of air-conditioned comfort. Share your mango recipes with us!
There are dozens of ways to use mangoes in desserts and cooking. So share your recipes with us! This Mumbai girl penned a slogan, won Rs 50 lakh!
Maria Islam completed a slogan for Pepsi and won a whopping Rs 50 lakh.
April 21, 2010
Are you being harassed by a telephone stalker?
Here's how to deal with harassing texts and calls from telephone stalkers.
April 20, 2010
Are Gen Y women facing pressure to have sex early?
With the rise of raunch culture and the 'advanced consumerist' culture of Western countries, young women are increasingly facing new pressures to have sex early and against their will, say experts.
April 16, 2010
Summer coolers: Papaya Shake, Kharbooja Special
Readers share recipes for Papaya Shake and Kharbooja Special. Share yours too! Join this green brigade to combat global warming
Four good samaritans are doing their bit for Mother Earth and to combat global warming by re-planting saplings that grow on buildings and walls so that they don't die a premature death and grow into full-bodied trees.
April 15, 2010
Summer coolers: Carrot Milkshake and more
Readers share recipes for Lassi, Green Buttermilk and Carrot Milkshake. Share yours too! When an Indian girl marries a Pakistani boy
Chauvinism, narrow-mindedness or self-righteous wrath? Amber Rahim Shamsi weighs in on the resentment bubbling over at the idea of Sania Mirza having married a Pakistani.
April 13, 2010
Summer recipes for Majjige Saaru and more
Readers share recipes for Majjige Saaru, Chicken Curry and Pumpkin Tonic. Share yours too! The Sania-Shoaib circus: Are you not entertained?
Is the Sania-Shoaib-Ayesha controversy a media monster or are the parties directly involved responsible for being pushed into the limelight? Study finds women are 'happier' than men
A survey has found that most women enjoy where they live, their quality of life and their balance between work and leisure -- in fact more than a third of the respondents ranked their happiness as eight out of 10 or higher. Sex-ercises you should try
Exercise not only helps you get a fabulous body but also helps you spice up life in the bedroom.
April 12, 2010
Summer recipes: Aam Pora Sherbet and more
Readers share light, easy to digest preparations that have a cooling effect in the sweltering heat. Share yours too! Tackling the 'Snow White syndrome' in India
Are we as a country overly obsessed with fair skin? It certainly looks like it, but that's a perception many are working towards dispelling.
April 07, 2010
Share recipes that keep you cool in summer!
Hurry and send us the recipes that keep you cool all summer long!
April 01, 2010
It's official: Men are obsessed with sex
A recent book reveals the deep dark secrets of the male mind.
March 30, 2010
Yuvi's hot new girl, Anchal Kumar
Who is Yuvi's hot new girlfriend? In case you didn't know, here's a brief bio on Anchal Kumar.
March 25, 2010
There's never a dull moment in God of War III
Make no mistake, there's never a dull moment in God of War III, but you can help feel the momentum drop a bit during certain parts of the game. Sexual intercourse: The myths vs the facts
Here is a look at certain facts concerning sexual intercourse, as opposed to the most prevalent sexual myths.
March 22, 2010
A story of Shiva: From man to god
Presenting an excerpt from The Immortals of Meluha, a mythological work on the Hindu god Shiva by Amish Tripathi.
March 17, 2010
Diary of a bumbling B-school grad: An excerpt
Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin Einstein Varghese is a fictional account of a B-School graduate called by Sidin Vadukut. We bring you an excerpt
March 15, 2010
'We take big bites out of life'
Rocky Singh and Mayur Sharma have become household names with their television show, Highway on my Plate. Abhilasha Ojha reports. Festive special: Ushering in Ugadi
The festival of Ugadi -- the New Year according to the Hindu lunar calendar -- is coming up tomorrow and several states across the country will be celebrating with great enthusiasm. Shwetal Rai takes you through the tradition -- and the feast!
March 11, 2010
'I've wanted to write a novel since I was 8'
IT engineer Amrit N Shetty's novel Love over Coffee has been published by Penguin Books India. Here he speaks about why he cannot leave his job even though writing continues to remain his passion.
March 10, 2010
Lakme Fashion Week closes with a bang!
Designer Suneet Verma gave the audience a lot to cheer for as he closed the Summer-Resort 2010 season of the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
March 05, 2010
Sweta Keswani: I love red lingerie
We caught up with the sexy television actress and model at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.
March 04, 2010
Gaming review: To hell and back in Dante's Inferno
Gaming expert , on Dante's Inferno. Do women handle stress better than men?
According to the latest statistics one married man commits suicide in India every nine minutes. Tell us whether women handle stress better than men?
March 03, 2010
Revealed: Formula to get a 'perfect wife'
Ladies around the world please take note: Scientists have announced the mathematical formula for the perfect wife. Youth more prone to committing suicide: Report
Unable to find solutions to their problems, people below the age of 30 commit more suicides than their elder counterparts, shows the latest data released by the National
March 02, 2010
Excerpt: I loved Rajni and abided by all her rules
Love over Coffee by Amrit N Shetty is the fictional story of Anup, a misfit in a software firm, who is head-over-laptops in love with his co-worker Rajni. We bring you an excerpt. Product of the Year Award 2010
Product of the Year (India) awards ceremony to be held on Saturday, 6th March, 2010 in Mumbai.
February 26, 2010
'The young are very impatient and want everything'
Abhishek Mande interviews Paritosh Uttam, an IIT grad, a practicing IT professional and author of Dreams in Prussian Blue.
February 25, 2010
What your sleep position says about you
According to life doctor Pam Spurr, body language in bed could be a telling indicator of your emotional status in a relationship.
February 24, 2010
Gaming: Parents, watch what your kids play
Our gaming expert Sameer Desai who is the editor of, India's largest gaming community, explains why parents must watch what games their children play. He also recommends five games that are not only for kids but fun for even the grown-ups.
February 22, 2010
Restaurant review: Healthy, square meals for Rs 40
We invited GA readers to contribute restaurant reviews and share their opinions on their neighbourhood eateries with us. Here, Jagadishdatta Latay from Kolkata tells us about the Madras Restaurant. Share your Holi recipes with us!
Thandai, aloo chaat, puran pohli -- the sky's the limit. Just tell us what you love to cook (and eat!) every Holi and share it with everyone else. Excerpt: 'Mother could not think beyond marriage'
Dreams in Prussian Blue by Paritosh Uttam is the fictional story of Naina, an art student who walks out on her parents to live in with Michael, her senior in college and a man she is smitten by. We bring you an excerpt.
February 18, 2010
Your say: Do fairness creams really work?
Calling all consumers of fairness products -- let us know your experience with whitening creams. Are they actually effective?
February 17, 2010
'Shame raises stigma against the mentally ill'
It is critical that we get past the stigma of mental illness, says Nisha Chhabra.
February 16, 2010
This author, wife and mom was once a soldier
Abhishek Mande interviews Bhavna Chauhan, ex army officer and first-time author, about her new book, Where Girls Dare, part of the Metro Reads series from Penguin Books.
February 15, 2010
Excerpt: 'There are no shortcuts in life'
Where Girls Dare is a fictional account by former army officer Bhavna Chauhan that follows the antics of 52 lady cadets or LCs, who train alongside 400 gentleman cadets (GCs), some of whom believe that girls in the armed forces is a bad idea. We bring you an excerpt. Eating out: The urban Udupi still rocks
Abhishek Mande reviews one of the oldest South Indian restaurants in the city that tosses up food at the speed of light.
February 11, 2010
VDay special: How to ask someone out!
Having trouble asking someone out? Kanchan Maslekar spoke to a few youngsters who are familiar with the dating game -- here is their advice! Valentine's Day is the best day to propose: Survey
Six in 10 women and four in 10 men prefer to propose to their loved ones on February 14, according to the survey. Where NOT to take your date on VDay
Spots you should avoid on Valentine's Day and suggestions for where you could go.
February 10, 2010
Ladies, 5 easy ways to ask him out
To help all you gals out there land a date with the guy of your dreams, here are some pointers.
February 09, 2010
Ladies, beware when you check into hotels alone
What are the precautions a woman should take when occupying a hotel room all by herself? Here are a few suggestions to ensure your safety and wellbeing. 'We don't understand the effects of drunk driving'
Get Ahead readers suggest how tragedies related to drunk driving cases can be avoided. On the lookout for love: A Valentine special
There is never a foolproof method when it comes to finding love, but here are a few tips and suggestions that can help you open up avenues of meeting The One. Insiyah Vahanvaty reports.
February 08, 2010
First look: Now, 'Metro Read' books for journeys
A series of novels by 'promising first-time authors' and published by Penguin Books, these are ideal reading companions for a plane or train journey. And the first three titles have just hit the bookshelves. 'I'm a blend of American clay, Indian handiwork'
American-born, Indian-bred Anshuman Prasad fears he will once again swap identities and lose his acquired Indian-ness.
February 05, 2010
Reader speak: How to stop drunk driving
Get Ahead readers suggest how tragedies related to drunk driving cases can be avoided. Share your suggestions!
February 04, 2010
Stop Drunk Driving: 'Bars should hire taxis'
Get Ahead readers suggest how tragedies related to drunk driving cases can be avoided. Share your suggestions! Ten ways to boost your libido
A failing sex drive can be frustrating, but there are a number of things that you can do to perform better in the bedroom. Delhi pubs offer liquor to underage youngsters
Pubs in Delhi are holding private drink unions and whiskey parties for school students, defying a government ban on serving the under-aged. Jab we met: Share love stories with us for VDay!
Keeping with the romantic spirit of Valentine's Day, which is around the corner, we invite readers to share their special love stories with us!
February 03, 2010
'Drunk driver? Confiscate vehicle, fine heavily'
Get Ahead readers suggest how tragedies related to drunk driving cases can be avoided.
February 02, 2010
The big fat Indian wedding is going cosmopolitan!
Indian weddings are increasingly becoming cosmopolitan, embracing diverse cultural concepts. Ritusmita Biswas examines the emerging trend. 'Educate students in college about drunk driving'
Get Ahead readers suggest how we can avert tragedies related to drinking and driving cases.
February 01, 2010
Stopping Drunk Driving: 'Place cops outside pubs'
Readers Abhishek Rungta and Ganesh Thorali Kuppuswamy suggests posting cops outside the parking lots of pubs, bars and liqour shops to avert tragedies resulting out of drunk driving. These foods will improve your sex life!
Here's the lowdown on a few foods that will help give your love life a much-needed boost. Stop Drunk Driving today! Tell us how
What must young people do to stop such tragedies that destroy lives? How are you spreading the message of safe driving and responsible drinking amongst your peers? How do you plan to drive home the message further?