Indian classical music meditative, cathartic: Nithya Rajendran

She uses Indian classical music to help working professionals and students explore its potential for enhancing creativity, focusing concentration, destressing, managing moods and emotions. She is a one-of-a-kind Indian artiste practicing this alternative method and is changing the mental wellness scenario of the country. Saurabh Tankha had a chat with Nithya… How can Indian classical music […]Read More

Live, district-wise, COVID-19 tracker developed

Team L&M A live, district-wise tracker, for COVID-19 cases in India, has been developed by the students of Mahindra Ecole Centrale College of Engineering, Hyderabad. The tracker can be found at The website has been developed by the students: Raghav NS, Ananta Srikar, Rishab Ramanathan, Rohith Gilla, Anchit Sharma and V Meghana Reddy under the faculty: Dr […]Read More

फांसी का फंदा

डॉ. नीलू नीलपरी कामपिपसुओं अब सम्भल जाओ ठरकी बलात्कारियों सोच बदल लो पोर्न देखना हर पल दोहराना बन्द करो हर बेटी, हर नारी में अपनी बहन-बेटी देखो गलत भावना सर उठाये तो निर्भया को याद कर लो देखो ये झूलता फांसी का फंदा रोक लो अपने नापाक हाथ कल को ये न हो: तुम्हारी माँ […]Read More

Stay calm and positive to ward off Coronavirus

Saurabh Tankha While scientists are trying to find out a cure for COVID-19 that has gripped the entire humanity, spiritualists are advising people to remain calm and positive, whatever be the situation. And amid the insanity, it is astrologers who are stating that there is no need to fear as the virus’ intensity is already […]Read More

COVID-19 Effect: Kat hums, strums guitar

The coronavirus pandemic has forced film stars to follow their favourite activities. While Ayushmann Khurrana is busy writing shayari, Salman Khan has been painting, Jacqueline Fernandez is practicing yoga and Sidharth Malhotra is catching up on reading. Katrina Kaif, who has gone into self-isolation, is utilising time to catch up with her passion for music […]Read More

Rajkummar Rao completes a decade in Bollywood

It was back in 2010 that he made his debut in Dibakar Banerjee’s Love Sex Aur Dhoka.  But he had made people sit up and take note of his acting skills as an unemployed youth who is running away from loan sharks. In the last one decade, Rajkummar has proved his mettle with exemplary performances […]Read More

Tenali back with his wit, wisdom

Team L&M There are some stories you read once and forget. Then there are a select few tales you love going back to time and again. So it happens with the stories of famous court jester of Sri Krishnadevaraya, the emperor of Vijayanagara empire — Tenali Raman or Tenali Rama. One of the eight poets […]Read More

O Corona, kal aana

If you happen to be in the spiritual capital of India, Varanasi, do not get surprised if you see posters reading: O Corona, kala aana. Inspired from the famous dialogue — O stree, kal aana – in Hindi movie Stree, the same is being painted on posters and pasted at certain places in the city […]Read More

Wish my daughters have local roots, global shoots: Khobragade

Saurabh Tankha Devyani Khobragade penned The Adventures of Young Ambedkar (Juggernaut; Rs 150) to educate her daughters about the struggles of the Dalit community. A doctor by profession and currently, a joint secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, Devyani says she stuck to simpler sentences and ensured it didn’t get heavy or somber on […]Read More

Corona Virus bhajan goes viral

For decades, bhajan veteran Narendra Chanchal has enthralled one and all with his religious songs. Now, a video of the singer of the iconic song Chalo bulava aaya hai, mata ne bulaya hai… and many such bhajans, which he sang at a Holi function in New Delhi recently is going viral. The reason: the focus […]Read More