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Mumbai – The City of Dreams

Welcome to Mumbai- the city of dreams and home to the rich and famous. Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the...

Top Things To See in Mumbai

Mumbai is one of the most entertaining places in India with a large youth base who believe in living life off the edge with...

Masochism As a Spiritual Journey

It has only been in the last hundred years that masochism has been seen as a perversion. When the nineteenth-century psychiatrist Krafft-Ebing placed the...

The Importance of Passover to Jews

Judaism is the religion, views, and way of life of the Jews. It is deeply rooted in the customs, traditions, and practices written in...

‘Vegetable capsule for vegetarian society’: Govt Wants to Replace Gelatin Capsules...

India's Union Health Ministry is planning to replace gelatin capsules with plant-based cellulose capsules. Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi gave a...

Anti-Aging – Why Not Me?

We've all heard the "fountain of youth" programs. There must be dozens of them: pills, creams, Bo-tox injections, etc. As aging baby boomers we're...

Tracing The Fascinating Ancient History of Body Piercings Around the World

Body piercings have seen a resurgence of interest in the last ten to twenty years and are becoming more and more a part of...

How to Be a Good Woman in India in 2017

Everyone from Priyanka Chopra to Deepika Padukone to news anchor Faye D’Souza has been on the receiving end of pretty hardcore misogyny these last...

Five Similarities Between Religion and Spirituality

When were we children we were asked, Which came first, the chicken or the egg? If we based our answer on the creation story...

Arab Student Presents PhD Thesis to Prove the Earth is Flat

A PhD student submitted a thesis declaring Earth to be flat, 13,500 years old, and remains stationary in the centre of the universe. The...

Beware: WhatsApp and Facebook Admins Can Go to Jail for Offensive...

Being a group administrator of Facebook or WhatsApp group will now come with an added sense of responsibility. A new government order issued in...

Love and Marriage beyond Barriers

“When my boyfriend and I were going strong, my in-laws very happily married off their daughter to a Hindu boy. So accepting me as...

I am Pakistani and I am a Hindu

The phrase “Go to Pakistan” has become a fashionable insult of late. This insult is catapulted at anyone who says anything against the government...

Dear Voter, Political Parties Can’t Woo You Based on Identity

The Supreme Court of India recently announced that “religion, race, caste, community or language would not be allowed to play any role in the electoral...

“I only got married to write jokes”: Azeem Banatwalla

In 2012, a man who went by the name 'Hanky Panty', founded a company called East India Comedy (EIC). His name is Sorabh Pant. EIC,...

Does Children’s Literature Play It Too Safe These Days?

“As far as imagination is concerned, that is nowhere to be found in children’s literature," says Surabhi Kohli, who is a senior editor at...

What Indians Really Think of Homosexuality

India recognises three genders but homosexuality is still banned. Despite Pride Marches, gay film festivals and many activists speaking out against the repressive colonial-era...

13 Takeaways From Lakshmi Tripathi’s Speech on Religion and LGBTs

The famous transgender rights activist, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi took to stage once again to spread awareness about the LGBT community. The actor, dancer and the...

True Prayer Knows No Religion, Screw the Media, Screw the Negativity

When a loved one's health/life is at stake, you would do anything to make sure that the person gets better. Religion just goes out...

8 Indians Tell us What Religion Means to Them

There has been a huge debate on freedom of religion in India. From "ghar wapsi" campaigns by certain saffron groups to banning beef because...