Non-Fiction

“The value of a man was reduced to his immediate identity and nearest possibility. To a vote. To a number. To a thing. Never was a man treated as a mind.” Rohit Vemula was a Dalit student leader, a PhD scholar at the University of Hyderabad.  His suicide, triggered by a suspension led by ABVP students in his...

In 2018, an unusual comic burst onto the Indian standup comedy scene – Deepika Mhatre, maid by day & performer by night! But, how did she arrive at this juncture? In ‘The Housemaid Who Became A Comedy Sensation’, we explore how her humble origins led to her becoming India’s favourite ‘maushi’! 1. Small Home...

Do you end your day thinking you haven’t done enough? Here are some tips to help you regularise maximum productivity – 1. An Early Sleeper makes an Early Riser A good night’s sleep can improve your efficiency in thinking as well as boost your memory.  2. Stay in the Sun! Going out for a walk may sound impossible...

Why read one free short story when you can have 4! We have one for every mood to help you get through June! Here is our schedule for this week on Live, Laugh, Learn & Love Festival: LIVE –  TUE – Existence Knows No Right and Wrong by Sadhguru There is no need to be orderly or perfect, says Sadhguru. Ranked amongst the...

We often forget the true diversity of ancient India. It wasn’t restricted to the borders of the empire, and a prime example is Sultan Malik Ambar – the African slave who became king in the Deccan! Manu Pillai recounts this legend’s story in ‘Malik Ambar’, which will be available to read for free on the...

Long before Rahul Dravid unleashed his inner #Gunda , Sourav Ganguly was scorching the pitch with his  devil may care attitude. Here are moments when Dada became a Gunda!  1. The famous jersey swivel at Lords’ The victory at Lord’s is marked with this iconic moment when an overwhelmed Dada took off his shirt...

Acharya Prashant is an emerging champion of socio-spiritual awakening in the world today. An alumnus of IIT-Delhi and IIM-Ahmedabad, and a former Civil Services officer, Acharya Prashant is an acclaimed Speaker, Vedanta Teacher, and author of over 50 books. Apart from that, he wears various hats: a veganism promoter,...

Key takeaways from these international bestsellers is the perfect way to start your reading journey in 2021. You can now read multiple books in the time it would take you to read one! Here’s a list of 6 life-changing books that you can read in one go.  Insights from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg in 15...

Prashant Desai is a CA and a CWA. Since 1995, he has worked and has managed treasury assets of Rs 3000 cr. Desai has also risked investing into almost everything from fixed deposit, corporate deposit, chit fund, gold, real estate, and stocks. He has learnt only by losing money. In his own words, ‘investing cannot be...

Have you always wanted to try an elaborate Pooja Dhingra dessert recipe but have not been able to till now? These deliciously easy-to-make cookies will be a great snack for your stay-at-home NYE plans!  Ingredients  1⁄4 cup ghee  1⁄4 cup powdered sugar  1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour  1 tbsp cocoa...