Paromita Vohra

Paromita Vohra

  • The most-worshipped of Indian male figures are often those who symbolise wounds and angst, who undertake warrior-like journeys of battle, domination and ostentatious upliftment of the downtrodden

    Dec 10, 2017, 06:19 IST

  • It was 1994. I had been out of the country for exactly six months. When I left, there were two television channels

    Dec 03, 2017, 06:30 IST

  • You write about Sacramento so affectionately, with such care," a nun tells a young woman, Christine, in the lovely new American indie film Lady Bird, directed by Greta Gerwig. Christine responds with, "I guess I just pay attention to things."

    Nov 26, 2017, 06:17 IST

  • I'm going off the grid" people write on social media sometimes, to say they won't be in a mobile network zone for some time, or not on social media perhaps

    Nov 19, 2017, 06:48 IST

  • I have a distant relative who frequently misplaces things. It could be clothes or money or important papers. As soon as it's discovered they are missing, suspicion begins to snake through her being

    Nov 12, 2017, 06:28 IST

  • And, finally, I accept that perhaps it is fake news that keeps us together as a society, as weddings keep extended families together by force, chance, choice and habit. Like weddings

    Nov 05, 2017, 06:08 IST

  • On the first day of the year, January 1, many of us indulge in electoral promises, yaniki, making new year resolutions

    Oct 22, 2017, 05:58 IST

  • A few days ago, a journalist called me to ask, "Why do women always get believed just because they are women?" A little puzzled I asked, "What is the data on which this is based?" 

    Oct 15, 2017, 06:43 IST

  • In all my growing up years, the only word I ever heard, in relation to mental health, was the pejorative 'pagalakhana'

    Oct 08, 2017, 06:51 IST

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