India Insight

Happily single in India? Don’t count on it

March 7, 2013

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Fear, too busy, too ugly: why India’s famous bachelors stay single

March 6, 2013

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City of joy

September 22, 2011

By Rupak de Chowdhuri

It’s festive time in Kolkata, with the Durga festival celebrated across the city, before Diwali celebrations fill the city with light. Kolkata has been called the "City of Joy," a title which was immortalized in a book by Dominique Lapierre. It tells the story of the poorest of the poor who still somehow find hope and joy in life. Little did I know I was about to come face-to-face with such a story.

Congratulate Mahendra Singh Dhoni

By Reuters Staff
July 5, 2010

Mahendra Singh Dhoni smiles after winning a test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai December 6, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta/FilesMahendra Singh Dhoni married Sakshi Rawat at a private ceremony in Dehradun on Sunday.

Women in technology – “unmarketable product in marriage market?”

June 21, 2010

I moderated a panel discussion for an in-house ‘Women in Technology’ event in Bangalore this month.

An easier end to unhappy marriages in India?

June 11, 2010

India’s cabinet this week cleared a proposal to amend the Hindu Marriage Act to allow “irretrievable breakdown of marriage” as a ground for divorce.

What’s love got to do with caste, class or countries?

April 3, 2010

Love and marriage have always been subjected to societal norms in most communities and this is especially true in India with its myriad structures of caste, class and a historical rich-poor divide.