Intersectional Feminism This blog was featured by Incredible Women of India, for their March 2021 theme of Diversity, Inclusion, Intersectionality and Intersectional Feminism. These .... Read More
Homecoming in times of a pandemic: When love is separation The second wave of the pandemic and its ferocity left no one untouched. My reflections and journey into memory lane found their way in .... Read More
Gender Inequality: Where do we stand today? As women's history month for the year 2021 drew to a close, this post featured on eShe magazine looks at the past, present, and the future of gender .... Read More
October has always heralded change It brings a respite from the hot and sultry monotony of the Indian summer; is a gateway to festivities and the onset of a vibrant winter. The nip in t .... Read More
Why this deluge of notifications today? I couldn’t recall any birthdays or anniversaries. Maybe one of the new happening stuff- like happy report card days-on the (many) family group .... Read More
Women In Public Life This post was the IWI blogroll winner for December 2020. Do read about the roles women are playing in the Indian Landscape of Public life: both in politics and public servi .... Read More
The Doctor's Prescription March 2020 To all my fellow human beings, especially privileged ones like myself, please read what I have to say. This is war, and needs to be treated as one. & .... Read More
First the confession: I have actually, albeit at a remote point in my past, had an Orkut account. Before you start speculating on my age and which lithic period I belong to, let me assure you th .... Read More
Coloring in times of Chaos My experiences, both failed and successful, with meditation found a place in this publication in eShe magazine. Do read about my unexpected fulfilling experience with .... Read More
Featured on Sharing Stories It was a pleasure and an honour to be featured on the facebook page of Sharing stories recently. They have a weekly section called tete-e-tete -Tuesdays where .... Read More
....... And very dangerously September 15th 2020 So the tiny little virus has left us breathing through layers and washing our hands, for what seems like a lifetime!!! Or has it?? .... Read More
2019 turning to 2020… January 2020 Another year, another decade started just a few days back. And that threw up the usual discussions on new-year resolutions once again. ‘My .... Read More
This poem describes the pathophysiology and the pathos of this microorganism. It was published by the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics Click here to read the complete poem https://fmesinstitute.org/bl .... Read More
This poem was published in the leading journal Research and Humanities in Medical Education . Read it here https://www.rhime.in/ojs/index.php/rhime/article/view/319/302?fbclid=IwAR0Vgx_vYgoqiPCVnkm7P1 .... Read More
Is it possible to have two favorites?? And December cometh… I know, just a couple of weeks ago, I shared my sentiments about October, and the change it heralds fo .... Read More
This post is dedicated to all of us who have dealt with customer care and helplines; and have been permanently traumatised by the experience. You, my friend, are not alone!! There is much posit .... Read More
June 2020 The confusion really isn’t about wondering if the lockdown is actually a relaxation or not, what all will I be able to do now onwards, or if our coveted orange zone statu .... Read More
What makes your alma mater the powerhouse of memories for you?? We remember so little of the pedagogy that we spent hours dwelling over; but we recall those who taught it to us. When we visit our alma .... Read More
On a day when even Muphy's Law isn't enough to cover the surprises.... I have been waking up early this entire month to write. Except for the last few days, when , due to circumstances outside my c .... Read More
Being Radha: Tripti Sharan Book review This is a book that describes Radha’s journey through Poetry. Read the review of this mythological fiction work here https://www.womensweb.in/2020/01/being .... Read More
Rajni Kumar is a name and face many of those in the field of education are familiar with. As founder principal of Springdales School, she has touched the life of thousands of members of the Springdali .... Read More
As the lockdown was lifted in May 2020, this article was published by women’s Web. As the pandemic continues, the immunity myths resolved here remain relevant. Click to read the article https:// .... Read More
May 2020 Me, I am just a girl, not little enough anymore to hope dinner will cook itself… and these thoughts swirl through my mind. But here I am, weeks into a near total l .... Read More
DOCTORS WITH BORDERS May 2020 There are many things a doctor is expected to learn without being taught. Empathy, ethics, statistics, management, people skills, language, accounting, and m .... Read More
Super happy to report that our collection of short stories "Everything Changed After That" is being unveiled at the Ananke Women in Literature Festival 2021 tomorrow!! This was a contest organi .... Read More
What can you say about a book that you know will make you cry, but you still can’t stay away from? What can you say about a book that you read for the first time years ago, and then many times o .... Read More
Playing favourites...with books... A form I was filling out the other day asked me to list out my three favourite books. I don’t know about you, but I seem to have a different .... Read More
Feeling nostalgic, for the post diwali mornings from years ago,,, The festivities, even if they were muted, how now died down. When I was a child (actually, when I didn’t pret .... Read More
As I shared earlier, have been reading so much more of fiction these days…. So, returned to the TBR to decide which one to start.. Have been fairly distracted due to many things these days, .... Read More
Festive edit 2: Dusshera.. Ya dil ki suno, duniya walon, ya mujh ko abhi chup rehne do... He had hoped this year would be different, given the pandemic. But there seemed to be getting away from pom .... Read More
Boundaries of Sanity, by Mira Saraf Readomania I bought this book after meeting Mira and downloading the kindle sample, in that sequence. The sample left me craving to read more about Mrinalini .... Read More
I totally love love....... I mean I love romance. I can watch most Yash Chopra movies many times over, and love even cheesy, mushy, over the top hindi fillums . Romance , as a genre for reading .... Read More
NaNoWriMo......2020 It was a last minute decision to go for the NaNoWriMo this year. I had started in July this year, and had crashed out before the month was half way through. .... Read More
“Read like a writer” ... That’s what the writing tip had said. And that’s what I set out to do with this book. I had read the author’s profile and he seemed t .... Read More
Has the pandemic affected your reading preferences too? Here is something I realized recently. Over the last few years, very subtly, my reading list , and perhaps, preferences had changed. M .... Read More
A little bit about me Today, as I begin to narrate my story, And share with you my history; My mind is flooded by many a thought, About all that this journey has brought. Years ag .... Read More
When do you find time to read? That’s another thing that I struggle with, as do many of you, I am sure. And that’s another struggle which has increased in these Covid days, with routi .... Read More
Dear Teachers, This is a question from your student, of medicine, and life…. May 1st 2020 To my dear teachers in medical school, The medical education system, Those esteeme .... Read More
eShe magazine invited entries for a fiction short story contest based on the theme "A life changing experience" from women writers. It is a matter of pride to have had my story selected by the eminent .... Read More
UNLOCK DIARIES JULY 2020 I hesitated but just a bit; then entered. It had been so long… how would things have changed in this new normal I wondered. Even though most places .... Read More
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