letters to the editor

letters to the editor

On Religion and Blind Faith I commend the editors at India Currents in their choice of letters responding to the article by Vamsee Juluri (Who is a Hindu? India Currents, September 2014)—the more one contemplates this issue and hears others, the more the question...
Voices

Voices

All About Getting Along I don’t agree entirely with Jaya Padmanabhan in her November editorial (Compromise: The Dirty Word in Marriage and Politics, India Currents, November 2013). In my view, compromise is about getting along, knowing that neither side has the the...
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voices

A Way of Life Just as I began reading your July 2013 issue, I put on the kettle for “tea” like Sarita Sarvate (Tea, India Currents, July 2013), called out to my husband, “I’ll have three sugars with that, please” like Kalpana Mohan (I’ll Have Three Sugars With That,...
Celebrating a Milestone

Celebrating a Milestone

A quarter of a century has gone by since I became a mother. This thought registers with me as I celebrate my boys’ twenty-fifth birthday with them. My babies have grown up to become young men and yet the love I feel for them remains just as intense, just as visceral....
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voices

Lineage Linkage Kanniks Kannikeswaran introduces readers (India Currents, November 2012, The Western Music of Muthuswami Dikshitar) to Indo-colonial music reportedly composed by  Muthuswami Dikshitar, one of the famed trinity of composers (1775-1835) who lived and...
Voices

Voices

The Hidden Truth The feature article on breast cancer by Ophira Ginsburg and Raywat Deonandan (India Currents, October 2012, Breast Cancer—The Hidden Epidemic) uses a host of statistics, but these statistics hide more than they reveal. For example, the article...