Bridging the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide

It is only 10 a.m., but we are already sweating buckets as we make our way through the back alleys of Khidderpore. The temperature must be close to 100 degrees. Add to that about 90 percent humidity and you get the picture. Debarati Banerjee, the coordinator of the...
A Model Minority

A Model Minority

The first time her husband hit her, Rohini Nambiar thought it was a one-time transgression on his part. But very soon, yelling and hitting became regular affairs in their home. Every time it was because Rohini had done something to “provoke” him—spent a little too...
The Scent of Blue Magnolias

The Scent of Blue Magnolias

Malini, I’d like you to meet someone,” Nilesh was smiling down at her where she was sitting on a sofa with a plate of half-finished biryani precariously balanced on her lap. There was man standing next to him. Tall, slim, wearing thin-rimmed glasses, and holding a...