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Ekta Kumar
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Ekta Kumar

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Laws Of Attraction

Laws Of Attraction

Jul 22, 2021 Ekta Kumar

Would it be more exciting to book a ticket to the moon, or are we were better off staring at the sky, and not...

Is The Food On Our Plate, Our Friend Or Foe?

Is The Food On Our Plate, Our Friend Or Foe?

Jun 20, 2021 Ekta Kumar

The food we eat is nourishment for the body and the soul. We share an intimate relationship, one that we...

Fighting Covid-19: We Are All On The Same Side

Fighting Covid-19: We Are All On The Same Side

May 12, 2021 Ekta Kumar

Since vaccine shortage and a sharp rise in infections continue to inflict suffering and death, is it time to...

Loss And Grief

Loss And Grief

May 01, 2021 Ekta Kumar

The death of a loved one is usually marked by an elaborate set of rituals. It is how we cope, across...

Valentine's Day: Love Is In The Air, But Still So Difficult To Find

Valentine's Day: Love Is In The Air, But Still So Difficult To Find

Feb 14, 2021 Ekta Kumar

If love could be defined, dictated, or curated by an algorithm or app, it would perhaps lose its magic. And...

Gay and Happy: Marriage Between Two People, Whoever They Might Be

Gay and Happy: Marriage Between Two People, Whoever They Might Be

Sep 17, 2020 Ekta Kumar

Recently the Centre told the Delhi High Court that ‘our laws, our legal system, our society and our values...

Social Media Needs New, Transparent Rulebook For Moderation

Social Media Needs New, Transparent Rulebook For Moderation

Aug 24, 2020 Ekta Kumar

Facebook has been criticised for its handling of hate speech. It’s an issue that it has been grappling with...

#ChallengeAccepted Has The Potential To Unite Women, Encourage Solidarity And Feel Connected

#ChallengeAccepted Has The Potential To Unite Women, Encourage Solidarity And Feel Connected

Jul 30, 2020 Ekta Kumar

Social media can be used to create a sense of belonging among the participants. It is the first step towards...

Amid Differences, Covid-19 Reminds Us The Earth Is What We Have In Common

Amid Differences, Covid-19 Reminds Us The Earth Is What We Have In Common

Jun 05, 2020 Ekta Kumar

It is up to us as individuals, corporations and governments to take ownership of the future. We must remember...

Outrage Over Elephant Death In Kerala Brings Us Some Hope That Humanity Is Not Lost

Outrage Over Elephant Death In Kerala Brings Us Some Hope That Humanity Is Not Lost

Jun 04, 2020 Ekta Kumar

The elephant death in Kerala is one instance of animal cruelty which is visually so powerful that it has...

Bois Locker Room A Reminder That Something Is Drastically Wrong With How We Raise Children

Bois Locker Room A Reminder That Something Is Drastically Wrong With How We Raise Children

May 06, 2020 Ekta Kumar

It is easy to blame the boys. After all, they are old enough to understand the basic values of respect and...

Clapping Together Sends Out A Message: We Are Together In Battle Against Coronavirus

Clapping Together Sends Out A Message: We Are Together In Battle Against Coronavirus

Mar 23, 2020 Ekta Kumar

Making noise will not solve problems. It is a momentary distraction from all the morbid forecasts. But...

Damage Caused By Coronavirus Not Limited To Our Bodies, For Panic Is Far More Dangerous

Damage Caused By Coronavirus Not Limited To Our Bodies, For Panic Is Far More Dangerous

Mar 12, 2020 Ekta Kumar

The impact is not limited to our bodies. Stocks are tumbling across the world, oil prices have dropped...

Equal Roles In Army: Women In Leadership Roles May Shatter Patriarchal Mindsets

Equal Roles In Army: Women In Leadership Roles May Shatter Patriarchal Mindsets

Feb 19, 2020 Ekta Kumar

With time as more and more women are integrated into the force, attitudes might change. When the same men go...

Tweets Or Placards Not Enough To Stop Rapes; Patriarchal Mindset Must Change

Tweets Or Placards Not Enough To Stop Rapes; Patriarchal Mindset Must Change

Dec 04, 2019 Ekta Kumar

It is not enough to vent our feelings by tweeting, re-tweeting, drawing posters, lighting candles and...

Understanding Of Gender Is Evolving From Man-Woman Binary To Wider Spectrum

Understanding Of Gender Is Evolving From Man-Woman Binary To Wider Spectrum

Dec 02, 2019 Ekta Kumar

A few years ago, we hardly talked about concepts like gender identity and expression. But that is changing.

Is Beauty Skin Deep? It's Time To Change Our Mindsets

Is Beauty Skin Deep? It's Time To Change Our Mindsets

Nov 14, 2019 Ekta Kumar

Our colour reflects our heritage, our family, genes and our lifestyle. It defines who we are. We need to...

Will Hike In Fines Be Enough To Deter Traffic Violators?

Will Hike In Fines Be Enough To Deter Traffic Violators?

Sep 13, 2019 Ekta Kumar

The real question here is whether the sky-high fines will truly be a deterrent. I am tempted to say yes,...

Opinion | PM Modi on Man vs Wild: Political Leaders Today Are Trying To Explore New Avenues To Connect With Public

Opinion | PM Modi on Man vs Wild: Political Leaders Today Are Trying To Explore New Avenues To Connect With Public

Aug 13, 2019 Ekta Kumar

This image we saw of PM Narendra Modi with Bear Grylls on Man vs. Wild, was a shift away from a carefully...

Opinion: Instagram To Do Away With 'Like/ Button. Can We Re-adjust To An Online World Without It?

Opinion: Instagram To Do Away With 'Like/ Button. Can We Re-adjust To An Online World Without It?

Jul 21, 2019 Ekta Kumar

On Friday, Instagram announced that it will be hiding the number of "likes" and views on posts in 7 countries...