Gongura - An ancient leaf for all seasons

New Delhi, March 9 -- Growing up, my nayanamma (grandmother) would often feed us gongura pachadi (pickle) since we could not afford expensive vegetables and ingredients. It was a wonderful addition to... Read More

They #BalanceForBetter. Do you?

Bhuli Art What, March 8 -- Social enterprise Bhuli (meaning "little sister" in Uttarakhand's Garhwali dialect) was started in 2016 by two friends-fashion designer and illustrator Tanya Kotnala and n... Read More

'Seek out information that matches your reality': Yashica Dutt

New Delhi, March 8 -- In 2016, the death of Rohith Vemula, a PhD scholar at the Hyderabad Central University, caused a stir, especially among people from historically oppressed castes. Among the latte... Read More

Finding solace on Instagram

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- It isn't a hiding place. It is a finding place." -Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? It's all in your head", "UGH stop being a cry baby", "Get over it m... Read More

Meet Kadubai Kharat, a voice of the unheard

New Delhi, Feb. 17 -- Under the lights, wearing the dhammachakra around her neck, she starts singing Mazya Bhimaana sonyan bharli oti (Ambedkar filled my basket with gold), to an audience waving flags... Read More

The life and times of Savitribai Phule

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- My aai told me about Savitribai, about how people threw stones at her for teaching girls. But still she went ahead and built a school for girls. She struggled a lot for us. All o... Read More