The Best of MBA Gyaan (Part 1)

The best learning happens when people smarter & better informed than yourself challenge and rip apart your presentations. The downside to this; even the idiots think they should chip in with their DCP-esque questions, leaving you mindfucked for the rest of … Continue Reading →


Why I don’t pay attention in Economics class

(If you’ve already read this, see “Part 2: How I answer my Economics paper”) Here at IIFT, “Economics” appears in every trimester (in some form or the other), as part of our core course and I’m given to understand a similar situation … Continue Reading →


How I answer my Economics paper

If you haven’t read “Part 1: Why I don’t pay attention in Economics class” please do so. This post makes more sense after going through Part 1. This is a question I got for a recent end-trimester Economics paper: The … Continue Reading →


Sherwood, on the Night of India’s Independence

Sherwood, On the night of India’s Independence in 1947 !  I was in Sherwood (RH) from 1941 to 1947 . In those days we usedto sit the Cambridge exams and I did my SC in 1946, and followedup with Inter Science in … Continue Reading →


I enjoy negotiations!

Taken from http://williamjcole.com/2011/03/negotiating-part-2/ We’ve had some really interesting negotiation exercises in class lately and I really enjoy these sessions. Here’s a bit of what I learnt. Make the other party talk – This seems to be the golden rule to getting … Continue Reading →


What gets me angry.

We had a class yesterday. This course is taken by a guest faculty. He has years and years of experience. He’s boring and feels quite redundant because most of what he says is just a verbal representation of his powerpoint … Continue Reading →





The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.

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What I learnt from my breakup

Once upon a time , I used to be in a relationship with this girl who lived close to my home in Jaipur. We’d met through a mutual friend and the initial sparks soon grew to a roaring fire. For … Continue Reading →


Abbe chamar hai kya?

I’ve recently gotten into this nasty habit of using the word “chamar” as a derogatory term for anyone who I consider uncouth or lacking in basic manners. As I am currently at home recovering from an eye surgery,  one of … Continue Reading →



What is it to feel like a Mother?

Tiger Cub resting on Mother from http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=tiger+mom#/d37mjji I went to meet a friend yesterday and she has a baby girl. Something ran in my head and I asked her “What is it to feel like a mother?” She didn’t say … Continue Reading →


The first post – a reason to blog

You could consider this the “About Me”. My name is Siddharth Deswal and I want to be able to write very well. To this end, I’ve starting blogs at various times in the past but never stuck with them due … Continue Reading →