Mohandas Gandhi not as Mahatma but a self-assured man of epic conceit

On the 75th anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi’s assassination today, it is only becoming that we liberate him from the shackles of Mahatmahood and view him for what he really was—an astoundingly self-assured man with a strong moral compass as well an astute understanding of the human condition.  Couple that with an epic conceit to devote his entire life to causes of enormous consequences and yet not be attached to it all.

Labor of Love: Kolkata man gets silicon statue of wife who died of Covid in 2021

Love, they say, knows no bounds and, for the steadfast, even death cannot do them part. Kolkata’s Tapas Sandilya epitomizes eternal love. This retired government employee never stopped missing his wife, Indrani, after she passed away in May 2021, during the second wave of Covid. To once again feel the reassuring presence of his loving wife beside him, Sandilya has got a lifelike silicon statue made of her.

American Girl launches its first-ever Indian American ‘Girl of the Year’, Kavi Sharma

Meet Kavi Sharma, American Girl’s latest “Girl of the Year”, a spunky Broadway-loving dancer and singer and the company’s first-ever South Asian main character. American Girl, a cornerstone in the Mattel portfolio of purposeful brands, unveiled its 2023 Girl of the Year, Kavi Sharma, on December 29, 2022.

From Silicon Valley to India’s remotest tribal areas, AIM for Seva’s work has impacted thousands

Ritu Jha- From one chatralaya (hostel) to 105 today, it took two decades of dedication, contribution and a vision to uplift the underprivileged tribal children in India, says Silicon Valley-based Vijay Kapoor. “This is what our non-profit AIM for Seva has been trying to achieve since 2001.” Kapoor has been leading the mission in the […]