Learning, Love, SELF-WORTH & EMPATHY

When you walk into Redwood Montessori, the first thing that will get your attention are the heart-warming and lively artistic works of the students on display. The Montessori was established in 2011 with 11 children and has now become a well-known institution just through word-of-mouth. Hands-on teachers and founders Shankari …

SPEAKING UP

Vibha Bakshi, Honorary Doctorate and National Award- winning director and producer, speaks to Sonia Hays about her movie Son Rise and breaking the silence on gender violence across the world From business journalism to documentaries on gender issues — how did this journey happen? I was a business anchor and …

A Land of Colours

The decision to move to India was not an easy one for Young Nam Ahn and family, but they have been charmed since, says Seojin Park South Korean couple Young Nam Ahn and Jieun Hwang had been seeing each other only during weekends for 10 years since Ahn worked in …

Wearing Many Hats

She means business and her attachment to everything new and old is equally progressive. Filled with humility and passion, she finds opportunity in odd corners – be it in crafts, arts, books or sports. A thorough professional, Malavika Banerjee straddles many fields with ease. Anurima Das tries to unravel them …

I Am Enough

In her latest English album that actor, playback singer and musician Shruti Haasan recently wrapped up in London, she has debuted as a songwriter too. In a tête-à-tête with Swati Amar, Shruti speaks freely about her journey as an Indian woman artiste in the global stage Is the world ready …

Behind THE VEIL

The body is just a cloth for the soul and not an identity. Refusing to be cowed down by her transgender identity, Bharatanatyam dancer Narthaki Natraj reveals to Meera Srikant how you can achieve anything – even a Padma Shri – with hard work and dedication, regardless of the hurdles …

understanding india

Aarti Kelshikar’s book ‘How India Works’ is aimed at the expatriates as well as the Indian returning to his homeland after a stint abroad. Sonia Hays chats with Kelshikar to understand more about the book and what it offers Can you share what prompted you to write the book ‘How …

Damsel in Shining Armour

The Assam Rifles Women Contingent shot into the limelight when they marched in the Republic Day parade, 2019. Major Khushboo Kanwar, who led the contingent, shares with Meera Srikant the journey that brought her to this point, her pride in the uniform and her work in the insurgency-affected areas of …