Through the lens of a Feminist: The Hindi Sahitya Utsav, Delhi 2017.

hindi sahitya utsav

It was a pleasure attending the Hindi Sahitya Utsav on the 19th of March. We celebrated the beauty of Hindi Literature, the entire day with very interesting sessions that ranged from discussing languages to transforming nature of love in today’s world. Particularly “Apni Chuni Raahein – kya maksad kya haasil” did catch my attention.     Urvashi Bhutalia, Matreyi Pushpa, Vidya […]

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Kolkata Gives Philanthropy Festival 2017

Kolkata Gives

For most of us schooling, fancy clothes, good food, restaurants and other luxuries come naturally. We don’t think twice when we receive these as we have accepted it to be a regular part of our lives. We never have to imagine, let alone experience, having less than two square meals per day. However, there are plenty of people in the […]

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The Holi of my imaginations,

holi, nandgaon, srivatsan sankaran

The word “Holi” creates vivid imagery in our minds. Especially if you are a Bengali who has grown up listening to either Ranga Hashi Rashi Rashi, Oshoke Polashe, Ranga nesha… or Khelbo Holi Rong Debo na, Tai kokhono hoye? And must have once definitely giggled while playing Holi with a select few friends or perhaps a cousin when they come […]

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The thrill that Himalayan Drive 5 is!

Himalayan Drive 5

  The sun refused to set as the dense fog enveloped the mountain. The driver drove past the road beside the tea gardens, miles along the twisted narrow lanes and hair pin turns. Tired but equally thrilled, I kept looking at the cars as they “navigated” their way through during the Himalayan Drive 5.     Picture this – the […]

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Chidambaram’s session at Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet

P. Chidambaram, Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, Tata Steel Kalam

Literature festivals see an amalgamation of people across the cross section of the society, the young and the experienced, across all professions come and listen to eminent speakers whose topics range from Literature to Politics to everything that moves the society now. How could demonetisation not find a space in the Kolkata Literary Meet, patronised by Tata Steel in the […]

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Cold Pressed juices and Inspirit.

What are “Cold Pressed Juices”? The packaged juices are pasteurised, thus giving it a longer shelf life but compromising with the nutrient quantity. Even when the juice is made in our homes, the flavour of the fruit is not restored and the nutrient value decreased. It is there, where cold pressed juice needs its introduction. It is a way of extracting […]

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