Did you know who was the first musician to be awarded the Bharat Ratna – the highest civilian award for our country? It was M S Subbulakshmi. That’s right! She wasn’t just the first female musician but rather the first musician ever. I hadn’t known or realized this fact earlier so it left me in … Continue reading Book Review: Like A Girl by Aparna Jain →
In an attempt to connect with the newbie writer in me again, I do these writing courses on and off. Not because I feel I don’t write well enough but because I feel it is important to go back to basics every now and then. Why do I write? How do I become better? What … Continue reading A Journal Entry →
One of the biggest privileges of working with a publishing house is that one gets to read books even before they hit the market. And if that book becomes one of your favourite reads, you’d go crazy recommending it to everyone as soon as it releases. That exactly what is happening to me now. Blasphemy: … Continue reading Book Preview: Blasphemy-The Trial of Danesh Masih →
In a recent article I wrote about women change-makers, it was evident how gender equality, and as a result women’s freedom, needed a change at the social, cultural, and political level to be able to provide women the autonomy they need. The first step in providing this autonomy is understanding the patriarchal forces and other … Continue reading Book Review: Fearless Freedom by Kavita Krishnan →
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