Piya Srinivasan

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a research scholar.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

A Mother’s Day gone wrong

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

LIFE

 |   5-minute read

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.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

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.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

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.

LIFE

 |   6-minute read

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

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

LIFE

 |   4-minute read

How running changed my life

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

LIFE

 |   6-minute read

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.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

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.

LIFE

 |   6-minute read

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.