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Disability to This-ability

Disability to This-ability

3 most important reasons why persons with disabilities are not seen in developing countries In 2010, my son who has Down’s Syndrome (DS), spent his first birthday in an Indian hospital due to severe pneumonia. During late evening of the same day, some sisters from the...

Love and forgetting

Love and forgetting

  I cradled you when you slept I soothed you  when you wept I fed you  when you craved  food  for thought as all. Now it is your turn feed me, soothe me, love me. For I am the one who loved you once who loves you still. I may not ...

Mahalaya

Mahalaya

Bright blue skies with White cotton clouds; Emerald fields laden with Gleaming white blooms of feathery kaas, Bend in cool autumn breeze To herald a dawn of hope.   Words & Image: Sravasti...

Remembering Baba

Remembering Baba

On World Alzheimer's Day The three things that I most remember about my father, (Baba as I called him), was his mastery over both English and Bengali; the ease with which he did the cryptic crosswords in The Statesman in minutes. Also, his vast knowledge of...

How You Behave is Who You Are

How You Behave is Who You Are

11 important points on social behaviour Covid-19 has brought out some stark realities in our social behaviour. It has made some of us learn how not to behave in public spaces. Pandemic or not, these insensitive behaviours have been plaguing us for ages. However, this...

Top 9 Challenges of Online Teaching

Top 9 Challenges of Online Teaching

Virtual Learning Process During COVID-19 Teachers have bravely risen to the challenges thrown by the sudden tectonic shift from physical to virtual classes due to COVID-19. All teachers, including the technologically challenged, are traversing the world of home-based...