articles by Shruti Rao

long-reads

International Women's Day: Nancy Drew and the PCOS mystery

PCOS patients are at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, obesity, depression, infertility and various cancers. Although mainstream media attention on PCOS has been increasing in India

long-reads

International Women's Day: In a wonderland adventure, Alice deals with PCOS

PCOS patients are at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, obesity, depression, infertility and various cancers. Read about it Alice in Wonderland style.

long-reads

International Women's Day: Jane Eyre learns about PCOS

Bertha is given some medical attention and a few years of learning how to successfully manage PCOS, she decides to try on some holistic methods as well.

Life

Calcutta International Classical Guitar Festival 2016: Triumph of community over commerce

With an audience this engaged in the organising, publicising and functioning of an event, the Calcutta International Classical Guitar Festival has borne witness to the transformation of passive concert audiences into engaged members of a virtual (and tangible) community.

Life

Steeped and Stirred: A film that reveals all the stuff you didn't think is in your cup of chai

Filmmaker Shweta Ghosh’s 2016 documentary 'Steeped and Stirred' traces the history, presence and role of chai in India — and it isn't as simple or straightforward as you may have thought