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Interview with Shomshukla Das, director of Sandcastle

Posted on: 22nd Feb, 2014

Shomshukla Das is one of the women for women. She is going to debut as a filmmaker with the release of Sandcastle this 14th March. Sandcastle is the story of a woman and her search for identity in modern India. It has already bagged the Best Cinematography Award (Ritam Banerjee) at the Tenerife International Film […]

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Interview with Kavita Kane, author of Karna’s Wife: The Outcast’ Queen

Posted on: 22nd Feb, 2014

A lot has been written and said about Karna, one of the controversial and most important characters in the Mahabharata. He is referred to as a tragic hero and an enigmatic mythological character. Kavita Kane’s multi-layered interpretation of Karna’s character through his wife Uruvi’e eyes and in connection with other prominent figures in the epic […]

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Interview with Vinay Sanghi, CEO & Founder of CarTrade.com

Posted on: 17th Feb, 2014

Mr. Vinay Sanghi, CEO & Founder of CarTrade.com, is in the league of entrepreneurs who believe in the power of unique ideas and entrepreneurship. He has been on an eventful journey from being former CEO of Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd. to the present entrepreneurial stand. Since the inception of CarTrade.com, a leading auto classified […]

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Interview with Shuchi Singh Kalra, author of Done With Men

Posted on: 25th Jan, 2014

A freelancer and editor with several Indian and international publications, Shuchi Singh Kalra is all set to appear as an author with the publishing of her debut novella Done With Men this 14th February. She is the owner of Pixie Dust Writing Studio. The novella is a rollicking rom-com ride set in Goa. The story […]

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Heterosexuals vs homosexuals in India

Posted on: 23rd Jan, 2014

Dr Indira Verma, former President of the Indian Psychiatric Society, described homosexuality unnatural and blamed homosexuals for degradation of values in society. She remarked, “The manner in which homosexuals have brought the talk of sex to the roads makes people uncomfortable. It’s unnatural. Our society does not talk about sex. Heterosexuals don’t talk about sex.” […]

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Interview with Michelle Cohen Corasanti, author of The Almond Tree

Posted on: 21st Jan, 2014

Michelle Cohen Corasanti debuted as an author with The Almond Tree, a take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from different angles. Born and brought up in a Jewish home, she is familiar with the socio-political and socio-economic scenarios of Israel as well as Palestine. The novel The Almond Tree is a living account of her observations, […]

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Interview with Gaurav Sharma, author of Love @ Air Force

Posted on: 19th Jan, 2014

Gaurav Sharma is a writer both by choice and chance. The former air force personnel, he had a fetish for creative writing. His long-cherished dream came true with the publishing of his debut novel Love @ Air Force. The story of the novel is a mélange of his imagination, creativity, and real life experience in […]

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Rape & corruption, common fabrics of “unity in diversity”

Posted on: 16th Jan, 2014

“Unity in diversity” is one of the most popular taglines used for India. On seeing the headline (a regular common shocker) “Danish woman gangraped for 3 hours in Delhi” on the front page of The Times of India this morning, I found that crime against women and corruption are the common threads in the social, […]

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Interview with Krishna, author of Sudhi Kannan: An Elephantic Adventure

Posted on: 15th Jan, 2014

Creative writing at a young age is a passion and a challenge. Among the budding Indian English writers, Krishna Raj has concretized his passion for creativity and taken up the challenge of creative writing in his debut novel, Sudhi Kannan: An Elephantic Adventure. Born in Kerala, brought up in Bahrain and graduated in Mumbai, Krishna […]

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What to hear from Ekta Kapoor in Jaipur Literary Festival 2014

Posted on: 14th Jan, 2014

Ekta Kapoor is on the list of guest speakers at Jaipur Literary Festival 2014. This ruling queen of Indian TV needs no introduction. She is the Joint Managing Director and Creative Director of Balaji Telefilms Ltd. She is a film producer too. As per the buzz from grapevines, Ekta Kapoor will speak about women on […]

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