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Piya Srinivasan

Piya Srinivasan

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The author is a research scholar.

By Piya Srinivasan

10 years of Kindle and it still hasn't made us forget the touch and feel of 'real' books

Paper books are here to stay.

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A Mother’s Day gone wrong

When life gives them lemon, mothers usually have to make lemonade for a thirsty child.

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What Mira Rajput and Gurmehar Kaur can teach us about the state of feminism

A speech can have resonance with other women only when it relates to their experiences, not when it alienates them.

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The importance of being earnest about writing letters

The physical process of writing allows you to unravel yourself slowly, meditatively, an action that offers reflection and solace.

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Prince to Princess: Social media has stolen the way we grieve

If only we could let dead people be dead in peace, instead of attaching our imaginary memories and biographies to them.

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Big B, Mary Kom, Kangana: Why open letters should be left unopened

Public discourse, while becoming more democratic, has become less meaningful.

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How running changed my life

You have to work for the high. And it’s the biggest tease.

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When will breastfeeding in public become acceptable?

It’s downright absurd that you can’t feed your baby with any dignity except in your home, or behind closed doors.

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When free speech earns the freedom it deserves

Verdicts on Udta Punjab and Perumal Murugan cases prove if our arts challenged our points of view, we would be more enriched.

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What my laptop taught me about life

We’ve now come to a point where full lives can be lived on our computers, over the internet, with the help of technology.

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Brexit has brought back fears of Modi's 2014 triumph

BJP came to power riding on the crest of a pro-Hindu wave, and resurgence of nationalist sentiment, mixed with anti-immigrant rhetoric.

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Why I'm nostalgic about stationery

The era of handwritten correspondence must not be erased by our need for speed.

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Why India hasn't stopped bathing with Mysore Sandal Soap for 100 years

Some of these products had the kind of brand loyalty that today's companies would die for.

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Sad how women are shaming motherhood over Facebook challenge

Giving birth is a challenge, and if it gives mums reason to put photos of their children, please swallow that bitter pill and move on.

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