Gujarat: The birthplace of non-violence

Located in the western region of India, Gujarat is surrounded by water on three sides and currently, around 52% of the land is classified as desert. As a result, the weather varies across the state, […]


‘Train Friends’ and ‘Dangling Gandhi’ launched at The Arts House

I had a fascinating time last Sunday as I attended the book launch of two books with three amazing authors: Train Friends and Dangling Gandhi at The Arts House. Train Friends is a collection of reflections of […]


Grape cooking with TV personality and culinary anthropologist Nithiya Laila

I was recently invited to a private cooking demo by celebrity chef and star culinary anthropologist- Nithiya Laila. The event started with a tour around the Super Farmers’ premises, where we were shown around the lush […]


You need to read this Punjabi-Singaporean’s books if you haven’t already

Balli Kaur Jaswal is a reputed author who has penned four stand-alone books. Her third book, “Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows” that was published by Harper Collins caught the masses eyes and became a worldwide […]


Five non-fiction books you need to read now

Reading can be one of the most fruitful activities. You develop a deeper understanding of the world and form your own opinion on things. Many read only non-fiction, while many find it daunting or boring. […]


The Repeal of Section 377 and decriminalization of gay sex

What does this historic verdict say about Independent India? The basis of the Indian Constitution has always been right to equality of all citizens; which was why section 377 kept sticking out like a sore […]


The Discrimination Around Us: Book Review of the Between Us Book Series by Thrity Umrigar

Dhwani Swadia’s Book Review of the Between Us Book Series by Thrity Umrigar In India, the relationship between the lady of the house and her maid, especially if the maid has been with them for several […]


Five times Indian tourists were amazing

You might have seen the viral video of the Indian family who was caught stealing from a hotel in Bali. This incident has resulted in a conversation across media platforms on how we, as Indians, […]