April 03, 2020

Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan

  • Sexlessness Is Therapeutic
    Sexlessness Is Therapeutic

    Celibacy needn’t be the kind the Mahatma took at age 38. Temporary abstention, too, can help you emerge as...

  • See You Sometime
    See You Sometime

    When a one-night stand was a win-win situation

  • A New Hat
    A New Hat

    Two of my favourite easy-read genres in one: a mystery novel and chick lit.

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    Ah, school days. No, not the angst filled adolescence everyone's had, but before that. Think back to when you...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    "Is there anything to do in this city besides go out to eat or drink or watch a movie?" I asked a friend...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    Who's to blame for Scarlett Keeling? Is she just a victim of the society we live in?

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    First they take away all my favourite games and when I'm flirting with Scrabulous, thinking of making it my...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    As a journalist, I have to be fairly intuitive, in order to ask the kind of questions I need for a good...

  • When I Can Speak Without Talking
    When I Can Speak Without Talking

    If I'm low, I don't have to explain myself to everyone. All I do is update my status on Facebook.

  • Paul Theroux
    Paul Theroux

    The novelist and travel writer who's now into beekeeping is currently on the India trail

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    Here are two things, I recently discovered, I do not have in common with my friends. I don't have a credit...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    Valentine's Day is here. Not that it means very much to me, actually it never has, being mostly single around...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    Being a young Indian, I couldn't resist the next question. "What do your parents have to say about this?" "My...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    Normally, I shy away from mundane subjects such as the weather, but when the weather is no longer mundane and...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    I say clowns are scary. Some kids say clowns are scary. My friends say clowns are scary. The only people...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    No one wants to actually seriously hang out at my place, unless I'm having a party. I never hear, "Oh, let's...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    After all the hullabaloo in the papers about the molestation at Juhu beach on New Year's Eve, there's been an...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    In the true spirit of secularity, my friends have embraced Christmas. Evidently, the spirit is catching on....

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    I wasn't very surprised to hear about the shooting in a Gurgaon school on the news recently. Upset, yes. Sad...

  • Girl About Town
    Girl About Town

    Has feminism really taken a big leap this week? I was inclined to say yes earlier, when I read that the...

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