Bestselling author Anuja Chauhan is on the cover, and – we’re not kidding – this is our BEST issue ever! Intense personal experiences, powerful businesswomen, and creative doyennes, plus some unexpected thoughts on Valentine’s Day 🙂
Ishrat Sahgal makes luxurious carpets out of sari scrap, giving upcycling a new meaning, says Anupam Dabral.
Seeking stories of survival for a writing project, student Ranak Mann uncovered the sorrowful secret his friend has been holding on to for years.
Nothing de-glamorises you like #momlife. So here are some quick and easy tips you need to know if you have a little one taking up most of your waking hours. Who said looking good takes a lot of time, asks Hansa Makhijani Jain.
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, Peach by Emma Glass, and an old book that MUST make it to your reading list this month.
In the process of perfecting people’s smiles, Dr Ekta Chadha has picked up quite a few lessons on ambition and self-love.
Modern-day marriages need a dash of old-fashioned romance now and then, and a staycation at Claridges Hotel, Delhi, fits the bill.
Show your love for your first Valentine by feeding yourself the right foods, says Kaveri Jain.
Political author, academic and artist Kota Neelima set out to express the woman’s voice in her books – from media and politics to farmer suicides – and found it harder than expected.
Sisters Aanchal and Akshita Sagar returned to India after years abroad on a passionate quest to revive the heritage Benarasi sari and make it relevant again.
Behind every celebrity is a hardworking PR manager, who is often herself a woman of strength and courage. This is Avantika Sinha’s story.
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From Bigg Boss to acting in movies to hosting TV shows for 20-20 cricket, UK-born Karishma Kotak has made India her home, and has found her path in showbiz
Her hearing impairment pretty much informed the narrative of Sonam Kejriwal’s life, until her mother was murdered, and she was given a new cross to bear.
It’s Valentine’s month, and before you get any cheeky ideas, please be informed that a Ministry of Sex is underway, says our cheeky columnist Unsanskari Stree.
That’s what all Indian men want, isn’t it? A fair bride! So do your bit, and make sure you’re fair – to yourself too, says Sana Hoda-Sood.
This is what Valentine’s month will be like for your relationship, says tarot reader and educationist Alka Mahajan.
Would you become an egg donor even if the process is painful and there is nothing in it for you? This is one woman’s story.
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It isn’t just the entertaining plots and lighthearted optimism of her books. What makes Anuja Chauhan an icon is her refusal to fit in. Lead photo by Rohit Chawla.
Emmy J Favilla’s A World Without “Whom” is as much about reinventing grammar as a witty insight into the internet generation’s mindset. Here, she shares what happened after she first published BuzzFeed’s now-famous editorial style sheet.
There are two battles being fought in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavat. One is the grim reality of war fought from Khilji’s side without honour. The other: fought by the women, fought with honour, to have a final say on their bodies.
Rina Singh’s label Eka is reflective of her own personal ethos of simple living, inspired by her upbringing in a family of agriculturists.
Here’s how to do it.
Mother of two sons, Aarti Malhotra is proud of her role in their lives – as their chief nutrition officer when they were younger, to their back-end support in their businesses now that they’re grown up.
A meaningful hobby learnt in youth often reaps dividends in old age, says Sunanda Jain.
Unsanskari Stree is sick of jokes doing the rounds on WhatsApp groups, portraying Indian men as battered, helpless victims, whose nagging, irritable spouses make life miserable for them.
Filmmaker and columnist Natasha Badhwar’s book ‘My Daughters’ Mum’ chronicles her life as a journalist, wife and mother. It also touches upon the problem of everyday discrimination in modern India.
For Beeya Vohra, riding and rehabilitating horses and teaching children to love them is more than just a profession or passion – it’s her life.
From running a successful book-delivery service to writing about India’s wealthiest Sindhi families, there has never been a dull moment for Maya Bathija.