What are Indian family values?

What are Indian family values? Would individual principles work in a population that is largely contradictory, inconsistent and boundary-free?

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The Craziness of Vacation planning

Want peace and harmony within the family? Check out the Abilene Paradox

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Tagore and Return to India

A Tagore quote prompted this piece. The quote is included in the piece published in The National here and pasted below. The National Conversation After a return to India, life has become more interrupted Shoba Narayan Aug 14, 2013 Ever since my family and I moved back to India after nearly 20 years in the…

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New York Times

The editor of Room for Debate got in touch and asked me to write this piece Respect the Sacred, Ignore the Sexism Shoba Narayan is a columnist and the author of two books: “Monsoon Diary” and “Return to India.“ Updated January 8, 2013, 3:42 PM I am a Hindu. I love my religion’s glorious and imaginative epic…

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Social media for The National

How did you spend your Sunday? How much time were you on your computer? Like I am now.  Did you talk to people? Or did you type at them? It bothers me. Plugged in and ‘alone together’, conversation is a chore Shoba Narayan On hot summer afternoons, when the dragonflies wilt and sweat glistens like…

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