Survival of the whitest??

Survival of the whitest??

This great Indian obsession of Fairness-Zindabad dates back to the days of our beloved East India Company when there used to be Gora Tanashahi

Touching Lives – Sonia Mackwani

Touching Lives – Sonia Mackwani

Sonia Mackwani is one such person who believes she can change the world by touching lives. She only had a vision but no team, but the universe helped her.

Clean India: Really?

Clean India: Really?

We all claim that we love our nation and respect it, but do we really? Well, I guess most of us, just fake and our patriotism can be only seen during cricket match or on January 26 and August 15. Rest of the days we don’t care about the results of our actions.

Banned books in India

Banned books in India

Banned books in India – Book censorship is not a new phenomenon – books have been banned for centuries. In a multicultural country like India, it is difficult to maintain stability

Barsana’s Famed Holi Celebrations

Barsana’s Famed Holi Celebrations

While the entire country celebrates this joyous festival with colour and water, Barsana celebrates Holi with batons or lathis!

Bitter truth of my life – Homosexuality

Bitter truth of my life – Homosexuality

Homosexuality is illegal in India, says Supreme Court’, I was dumbstruck! I suddenly felt that I have been betrayed. After I got back to my senses after a while…

Career Women – Carry a quiver full of arrows

Career Women – Carry a quiver full of arrows

As more women join the professional ranks, there will be an evolution in the way they are perceived. Career women need to decide what arrows we need as per the times

Documentary films in India

Documentary films in India

As the world watches the latest set of Oscar awards, we look at some documentary films in India that have been created by experts and novices alike.

Indian Scientists – Unsung Heroes – Part 2

Indian Scientists – Unsung Heroes – Part 2

Continued from Unsung Heroes of Indian Science – Part 1 Let’s look at some of little known Indian scientists who excelled in their domains and brought to light new discoveries or created inventions Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar is a well known Indian scientist owing to the national award instituted for science & […]

Unsung Heroes of Indian Science – Part 1

Unsung Heroes of Indian Science – Part 1

Google recently called for applications to its annual Google Science Fair competition held across the globe. Young students aged 13–18 years are invited to submit their innovations and scientific hypotheses. While we Indians constantly crib about lack of indigenous innovation, surprisingly, many Indian students have consistently figured in the top contenders since 2011! Despite all […]