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Category: Perspectives

A Magical Murder Mystery

Sarita Sarvate talks of her fascination with Serial, a podcast about the disappearance of a Korean girl.

Finding Solace in the Digital Age

Pushpinder Lubana's mother slowly found that she had a trusted friend to take her mind off her grief.

That Downward Dog at Yoga

yoga: a school of Hindu philosophy advocating a course of physical and mental disciplines for attaining union of the self with the Supreme Being or ultimate principle.

The Waiting Game

Ragini Tharoor: "I was racked with self-doubt. Even worse than the self-doubt was the unflagging, unstoppable, tireless and wrenching hope."

Empathy or the Lack Thereof

Stop blaming the victim, build the compassion muscle, and other exhortations by Manikya Veena.

Anxieties About English

Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan reflects on the English language’s vexed history and status as a medium for the representation of South Asia.

Not Just Another Jute Bag

On a trip to West Bengal,  the author gets a close-up view of the human story of her jute bag.

I Am India’s Daughter Too

Sarita Sarvate on why she cried when she watched India’s Daughter.

Waiting for 2050

Politics and aging

Guilty of Walking While Brown

"Are you sure 'they' know who you are when you take a walk around your neighborhood?" 
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