The past year, 2020 has wreaked havoc on India’s fiscal health. According to all major economic organizations, the Indian economy has been projected to shrink by 9–10% in the ongoing fiscal year. In theory this rings alarm bells in all our heads. But what does it really mean? …

By Rakesh Kamal

The fragrance of flowers, the smell of mud when it rains and the aroma of the food while cooking are feelings and sensations described by poets that I don’t understand. I appreciate flowers for the vibrant colours, rains for the fresh breeze and food for the taste…

By Shambhavi Ravishankar

“Though she be but little, she is fierce.” I’m so sure that when Shakespeare wrote those lines in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, he never realised just how apt they would be centuries later to someone living in India, conquering the world and then some. …

“I was to appear for my 12th board exams, and had nothing on my mind except the diagnosis and all the problems that came with it. …

Reproduced with permission from the author. First published in Mid-Day on July 3 2016.

One day, while wandering through the countryside, Matsyendranath saw a farmer’s wife crying in front of her house. He divined she was childless. He gave her a fistful of ash and said, “Consume it and you…

Adoption is not an alien word in our family. Infact, when my cousin brought home a sweet little girl after having followed a due process of adoption, we were totally thrilled. …

By Kavita Baluni

It has been more than a year since Veda came home. We call her our destined child as we never thought of going for special needs adoption but destiny made us tread into it. Our best decision ever. …

According to the World Health Organization, we are eight weeks into the COVID-19 outbreak. What started with the Hubei Province in Central China in December 2019, the coronavirus has spread to more than 83 countries in the world till date.

The signs of infection as per the WHO include fever…

On August 5th, 2019, Home Minister of India, Amit Shah announced that the government had scrapped Article 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution by an order from the President of India. The special status of Jammu and Kashmir had been revoked. …

The Indian Parliament passed the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA) on 11th December 2019. It amended the Citizenship Act of 1955 to issue Indian citizenship to all the Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Parsis, and Christians from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who were forced/compelled to flee to India due to religious…

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