Blog: Vinod Dua, Who Shaped My Career And So Many Others'Gauri Datta Gupta | Sunday December 05, 2021
June, 1992. I walk into Vinod Dua's office for an interview as a summer intern. My mother and Mr Dua's wife, Dr Padmavati, worked at a charitable clinic together. A chance conversation between them led to this internship.
Blog: How I Battled Coronavirus, Cut Off From The WorldGauri Datta Gupta | Thursday July 02, 2020
New cases, deaths, recoveries - for those of us in a newsroom, these three Covid statistics are what we process daily. As I pick up the newspaper the next day, the statistics seem personal. I've become part of the story - a 'new case'.
Blog: The Fog Challenge - A Winter Traveller's Experience Out Of DelhiGauri Datta Gupta | Monday January 01, 2018
At 7 am, the queues for check-in are long but patience is not in short supply, at least not yet. It's New Year's Day after all and there's a whiff of optimism in the air. Many passengers are bleary eyed, a result of having first stayed up to ring in the new year and then getting out of bed early on a cold winter's day to catch a flight.
Blog: Don't Look Back In Anger: Running To Keep Manchester UnitedGauri Datta Gupta | Monday May 29, 2017
This is no ordinary Sunday and today's Great Manchester Run is no ordinary marathon. Each one here has defied the severe threat warning called after the concert carnage and is here to display the famed Northern grit. It's a gamble they are willing to wager to keep the spirit of this inclusive, historic, shaken city aloft.
Blog: She Said 'Thank You Mama,' Now I'm A BelieberGauri Datta Gupta | Thursday May 11, 2017
How many mothers would shepherd a 12-year-old across hundreds of kilometers to watch a 23-year-old tattooed, boy wonder? Plenty, as I discover (with relief) on a plane loaded with enchanted teens and pre-teens undertaking this yatra from Delhi to Mumbai for a darshan of Baba Bieber.
Blog: And We're In Belieberland. For My Daughter, I Will Endure Today's ShowGauri Datta Gupta | Wednesday May 10, 2017
How many mothers would shepherd a 12-year-old across hundreds of kilometers to behold a 23-year-old tattooed, not-so-well behaved boy wonder? Plenty, as I discover (with relief) on a plane load of enchanted teens and pre-teens who are undertaking this yatra from Delhi to Mumbai for a darshan of Baba Bieber.