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Vivek Shraya's 'People Change' book review: When change is the only constant

In ‘People Change’, Indo-Canadian trans author and artist Vivek Shraya meditates on change, and reinvention, in connection to identity, relationships, gender, sexuality, fashion, and more.

04 Dec 2022

What did the Supreme Court say on abortion, marital rape, and 'persons other than cis-women'?

The top court said that the provision to cover only married women will render the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act violative of Article 14; here are other key points from its important ruling.

01 Oct 2022

Thinkedu 2022: My talent brought me fame, not good looks, says actor Shraddha Srinath

Shraddha of ‘Maara’ fame reflects on the challenges of being a female actor, straddling multiple industries and her excitement on being part of the OTT era

01 Oct 2022

Thinkedu 2022: My talent brought me fame, not good looks: Shraddha Srinath

Shraddha Srinath reflects on the challenges of being a female actor, straddling multiple industries and her excitement on being part of the OTT era

01 Oct 2022

ThinkEdu 2022: I had to undergo the accident to get the beautiful life I have now, says Malvika Iyer

Disability rights activist Malvika Iyer emphasised why perseverance is crucial to achieving the best quality of life possible.

30 Sep 2022

Chennai-based couple marry love for traditional handloom weaves, its history

Jayakumar Sundaraman and Varsha Kumar weave their love for handloom and its history through their newly-launched label House of Tuhil.

19 Jul 2022

'Our Stupid Reactions': Indian cinema through the lens of two Americans

A YouTube channel by two American actors looks at Indian cinema from a Western perspective   
 

26 Jun 2022

Favouring fruit

Have fears over eating fruit? Experts tell us that we can enjoy the feelings of pleasure fruit-eating gives us without excessive worrying.

09 Jun 2022

'Roy's Noisy Secret' book review: Of messy emotions and sticky situations

And until this distress is allowed to be expressed, it tends to grow — just like that sense of dread in the pit of your stomach.

07 Jun 2022

The gift of life: How stem cell transplant helped a flight attendant trump Cancer

The New Indian Express talks to a brother, sister and doctor, and finds out why stem cells are being seen as potential game-changers in the fight against many dreaded diseases across the world.

07 Jun 2022

South India Mega Job Fair: An event for access to equal opportunity

With innumerable copies of their resumes, trans people and persons with disabilities (PwD) milled about Loyola College.

06 Jun 2022

This multifaceted surgeon from Chennai is more than just a medical messiah

Dr JS Rajkumar, founder-chairman of Lifeline Group of Hospitals, shares words of wisdom from beyond the operation theatre

05 May 2022

More than meets the eye

Although unusual, Sangeetha’s condition isn’t uncommon.

27 Apr 2022

Ramadan: Fervour that favours food 

The month of Ramadan, which marks a period of spiritual introspection, is also synonymous with fostering a sense of community.

26 Apr 2022

Dravidian tales in grids and reels

As a young person of the Eelam Tamil diaspora, Thuvaraha always felt alienated from her roots.

11 Apr 2022