Ramesh Sharma — Tehelka

Ramesh Sharma
Ramesh  Sharma

In a career spanning over two decades, Ramesh has worked as a copy editor and reporter for The Times of India, APCA, India Today, IANS, Headlines Today and India & Global Affairs. He has been with Tehelka since 2009, and is based in Delhi.

Blogs By Ramesh Sharma

Smart Phones and Dumb Uncles

Smart Phones and Dumb Uncles

7 October 9, 2012 in Culture & Society

First, it started with the cute one – a TV commercial that has little Riya and her best friend on the rear seat of the car, flanked by the friend’s grandmother and elder sister. The friend’s Papa and Mummy are in the front seats. They are driving somewhere, and papa […]

Pangs of Premapur—2

Pangs of Premapur—2

0 September 17, 2012 in Musings

The history of Premapur, more or less, has been dictated by the changing course of the Ganges, on whose left bank it nestles like the back of a tortoise. In fact, the tortoise-back topography of the village has been its saviour through some of the most frightening floods in the […]

Pangs of Premapur­­—Part I

Pangs of Premapur­­—Part I

1 September 9, 2012 in Musings

Premapur, a nondescript village in eastern Uttar Pradesh, is barely 35 km from the holy city of Varanasi. On a clear day, it still takes about two-and-a-half hours to reach the village by the rickety bus that leaves Varanasi at 11.15 am. Of course, a car or an autorickshaw will […]