Is it too foolish of me to expect the internet to be a place for dissent and not rape and death threats. The internet is a vicious place, a free-for-all forum, where the insidious violence that can often physically follow women home.
Journalist Arita Sarkar talks about her new book Kidnapped: True Stories of Abduction, Ransom and Revenge, and why wanted to study a specific kind of kidnapping cases and chose to focus on those that involved ransom or revenge.
There hasn’t been much interrogation into the role of the ‘other’ in feminist conversation, even though othering is an important concept, sometimes feeling too abstract and intangible.
“Every industry is facing disruption from new technologies and new business models. To remain a leader a company must keep innovating, and to do that it needs people who think and act like entrepreneurs. That is the genesis of the theme of Shine Bright, which also happens to be my 10th book,” says bestselling author Rashmi Bansal.
“A ‘hello’ has incredible energy, and synergy to bind people around us, and we often forget its force,” says Sukanya Sharma, who hitchhiked from Mumbai to Goa on a budget of Rs 100 a day with her friends.
Tista Sen was recently selected as the Indian Brand Ambassador at the Gerety Awards, which recognises global talent, mentors and allies within advertising. She says, “Through marriage and being a mother to creating iconic communication that has won awards there are many moments that tear me up. I don’t consider them milestones but just different chapters in this journey of life.”
God, whether in a temple, gurdwara, church or dargah, was too interesting and beautiful to deny, says author Renuka Narayanan.
“I didn’t realise I would go to such lengths to tell my story that I become my story,” says hairstylist and director of the documentary film Sindhustan, Sapna Bhavnani.
Sujata Kelkar says her book 99 Not Out! Your Guide to a Long and Healthy Life is , ““a single resource that readers can turn to for strengthening their mind, body and spirit rather than having to read several books, or scour the internet in search of answers.”
Author and illustrator Devangana Dash talks about how her book The Jungle Radio: Bird Songs of India aims at introducing children to the amazing variety of birds that are found in India.
It has been six years since Jonita Gandhi emerged in the Indian playback scene with the title track of Chennai…
Let me start with a confession: I am a 26-year-old woman and I have never been to a gynecologist. The…