The intoxicating aroma of freshly prepared vada pav along with the spicy yet sweet chutney inside a soft bread is probably the fastest way to get a Punekar to clamp down on his brakes. That being said, let’s put the two heavy hitters of the Pune Vada Pav scene to the test.
I screeched my bike to a halt with all the force I could. A young man, barely 18, whizzed across my face on his KTM Duke – that motorbike that looks like a jellyfish wearing a cape. This, while he was supposed to be across the road waiting for the signal to turn green. Later […]
Even though I have converted to the awesome religion of ‘Punerkarism’ pretty fast, it required some hacks here and there, a little ‘Bumbaiya’ attitude alteration and some serious searching on the World Wide Web. For all the Mumbaikars, Bangaloreans, Chennaites – the whoever from wherever moving to Pune, here are some dos and don’ts and some general things about this city that you ABSOLUTELY MUST KNOW and DO!
The Oxford of the East has a lot to offer to the world, but nothing better than a ‘Punekar’. A Punekar is not just a simple resident of Pune, it is a way of life. You can easily identify a typical Punekar if you know where to look. Here’s a list of traits to help you with it!
The crux of the matter is this- we need an education system in place to help the less fortunate see that the root of nearly all our problems lies in the startling birth rate. Further, we need to implement a policy limiting the number of children a family can consist of, similar to the policy the Chinese decided to withdraw last year.
Just when you thought you had it bad due to the potholes, you now have the drivers to watch out for. Here’s a hilarious account of car drivers you will find in Pune…
“Pune is a small place!” I’m sure you’ve heard this before and you might have said so yourself at some point. In reality though, it’s really not. Pune is filled with all sorts of characters from all over the country. Yet, somehow, the charming city rubs off on all of us in some way or the other, and we soon fall into one of the following types of Punekars! Which one can you relate to?
A Punekar’s rant on Maharashtrian weddings.
Amazing facts about Pune, India.
Five reasons why Pune needs a Metro… Now!