Jyotsna Mohan Bhargava's new book shows how addiction to gadgets and the internet, coupled with emotional disorders and drug abuse, have led to a vicious cycle.
Anuradha Roy, whose latest novel is shortlisted for the prestigious International Dublin Literary Award 2020, talks to us about women's choices, writing and life during lockdown.
Television personality and social-media influencer Karuna Ezara Parikh’s debut novel revolves around an Indian-Pakistani romance.
A family of four sets out on a dream road trip from Mumbai to Haryal during the lockdown, soaking in India’s villages, cities and scenic beauty.
Film producer Shailja Kejriwal of Zee Entertainment talks about her new Pakistani web series 'Churails' and the issues it raises.
Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has made global headlines for her handling of the COVID-19 crisis, but she continues to stay alert, rooted in grassroots reality.
Koral Dasgupta and Devika Rangachari are out to claim the space of popular fiction for women protagonists from Indian history and mythology.
What do you do when you lose an election, or five? You get your kids to run too! Meet the marvellous Ahmed family of Bowie, Maryland.
In a new biography of 1970s' Bollywood star Parveen Babi, author Karishma Upadhyay uncovers issues that are just as relevant today: mental health, drugs and the fast life.
Three Indian authors whose new novels are set in the 1990s share their favourite memories and pop culture references from this period.
Scholar and university professor Dr Debotri Dhar’s new book of essays looks at love from a point of view of gender, culture and politics.
Yemeni human-rights campaigner Radhya Almutawakel’s activism highlights the humanitarian crisis created by global powers instigating the Yemen war.
Vijaya Josephine Pais' passion to serve led her to create a huge community of Good Samaritans in Goa.
Public libraries have been low on government priorities in the past few years; now COVID is threatening our few brave community libraries too.
Award-winning author and poet Mieko Kawakami on patriarchy in Japanese society, and her new bestseller 'Breasts and Eggs'.
President of the World Fair Trade Organization and CEO of NGO Sasha, Roopa Mehta is raising a red flag for India’s pandemic-struck textile industry.
After working as an engineer for two decades, SB Divya now weaves incredible sci-fi tales in her second career as author.
Classical dancer, martial-arts expert and author Gitanjali Kolanad on her latest book and the system of devadasis in India.
Mother-daughter duo Sudha and Neha Chandranarayanan have an unusual vocation – making clay miniatures of India’s most beloved foods!
The hardest-hit sectors during the pandemic are retail, garment and tourism, where a disproportionate number of workers are female.
International youth volunteers and trainees who visited India to work or teach share their experience and impression of the country.
Bushra Amiwala was 21 when she won her first election to a public office in the US, making her the youngest Muslim to ever do so.
Dutt speaks about her directorial debut ‘Bulbbul’, and why she chose to make a feminist horror flick to rake up dark social truths.
Sopory writes about the beauty, heritage and folklore of her homeland Kashmir, despite being forced to leave it at gunpoint.
Shagun Chowdhary battled systemic gender biases and discrimination to become the first Indian woman trap shooter to reach the Olympics.