Vaishali Vijaykumar

Voices of a sound change

Tapping into this powerful narrative that they are building towards redefining the social, cultural and economic fabric of the world is Arré’s Project Voice, a women-first audio app.

18 Jul 2022

Dreams of equality: Soon, a free dance academy for transpersons in Chennai

In an effort to offer an equal space to flourish and thrive, Kerala-based Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust will soon set up a dance school exclusively for the trans community in Chennai.

09 Jul 2022

Celebrating Chennaiites and their contributions

After last year’s success, this year’s second edition was inaugurated by Shankar Jiwal, Commissioner of Police for Chennai, recently.

09 Jul 2022

Inclusivity in insurance

Experts highlight the importance of bringing mental health ailments under health insurance coverage and its positive impact 

06 Jul 2022

Photographic homage to hometown in Tamil Nadu's Kayalpattinam

Keeping herself close to her roots in Thoothukudi's Kayalpattinam, Sumaiya Mustafa brings hitherto unknown stories of the land inhabited by Tamil Muslims.

06 Jul 2022

Schooling against struggles

Chalking the 175-year-old legacy of The Muthialpet Group of Schools, board and staff members talk about the changing landscape of education system and everyday struggles in running the institution 

05 Jul 2022

Colours of joy, love and pride

Thanks to Amrutha Pragasam of Rhapsodeed and a team of talented akkas who launched this colourful tribute for Pride month as an expression of solidarity. 

28 Jun 2022

A safe and sustainable solution for sunset years

As of 2019, over 139 million people living in India are aged over 60, which is over 10 per cent of the country’s total population.

28 Jun 2022

Sun-dried sumptuousness

Sisters-in-law Padma and Gomathi take us into their kitchen, where come summer, they churn out an assortment of homemade vadams and pickles for friends and family across the globe.

24 Jun 2022

Of ikat and its international histories

In an enriching conversation on The Wonder of Ikat, the duo offered a fascinating narrative into the history, origins, and cultural context of Ikat.

20 Jun 2022

A Chennai tea kadai that has been celebrating Ilaiyaraaja's music for 30 years

Hari Narayanan’s My Father Shop offers beverages and delicacies to its customers with a side of maestro Ilaiyaraaja’s music.

19 Jun 2022

One for the inner child in you

The higher they go, the more difficult it gets. One day, the struggle of crushing others to advance coincidentally brings two caterpillars Stripe and Yellow together.

18 Jun 2022

A teenager’s trial: The inhumane price of humanity’s voice

What if the camel statue in front of us comes to life?,” questions a curious Abdul Kalam, while we’re seated on a bench at Sivan Park in KK Nagar on a mundane Monday evening.

08 Jun 2022

Chennai's Museum of Possibilities: An arena of accessibility for persons with disabilities

The yet-to-be inaugurated Museum of Possibilities is a space with solutions and structures specially designed to cater to People with Disabilities.

07 Jun 2022

Of Ballagiri, bikes & biryani: A quest to preserve Gowdru recipes

Bengaluru-based Mohan Kumar R hopes to preserve the Gowdru community’s heirloom recipes, while also exploring local cuisines and cooking his signature delicacy during his travel expeditions.

06 Jun 2022