I've started a new column for The Hindu focused on the road. Here's the first:
The implication is that wheels make life easier. A car is better than a bicycle, three wheels are better than two, a four-horse chariot is better than a bullock-cart, and your own two feet are precious and must be used sparingly.
Read the rest of the column here: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/tales-from-the-footpath/article17344999.ece