Ratna Raman

Post date: Monday, July 2, 2018 - 16:51

India this year slipped down from 122 to 133 on the Global Happiness Index. What is the meaning of National and Global Happiness Indices when a humongous majority has so far had little access to any freedom or quality of life

Post date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 16:56

You can love this strong-smelling bulb and salivate, or you can just find it overpowering. Either way, garlic is at the heart of the culinary conversation in India

Post date: Monday, January 15, 2018 - 15:54

The “kuzhi-appakaaral” qualifies without exception as the most remarkable kitchen utensil ever made in the history of implements and put to the most salubrious of uses

Post date: Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 13:18

Why the crowdsourced list of alleged sexual offenders circulated on the internet as part of the #Metoo movement should be viewed as a harmless space from which women hope to be heard

Post date: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 13:59

While some Feminists might stonewall the moment where young women are calling out their harassers, the compilation of the 'sexual predators' list is an important process in breaking the same fear as calling out Lord Voldemorts name did in Hogwarts

Ratna Raman

Post date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 13:38

Maybe such stories are true of lives women lead in small-towns but is LUMB supposed to be a documentary on the graphic horrors of being a woman in small-town India?
Ratna Raman Delhi

Post date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:34

The peaceful protests that have engulfed parts of Tamil Nadu are not only about Jalikattu, but problems that have plagued the Tamil psyche knowingly or unknowingly for a long time
Ratna Raman Delhi