Maithili Chakravarthy

Stories By Maithili Chakravarthy

Durga Puja adjusts itself to the pandemic and its caveats

Durga Puja adjusts itself to the pandemic and its caveats

With Pujo sweetmeats and goodies delivered to your house, and tuning into social media handles to watch the pujas marking Durga Puja this...Read More

Coronavirus effect: Capturing the pandemic through art

Coronavirus effect: Capturing the pandemic through art

FPJ writer speaks to artists who were particularly inspired by coronavirus-induced lockdown and the migrant worker debacle

The Indie comes home: Adoption of Indian dog breeds is on the rise

The Indie comes home: Adoption of Indian dog breeds is on the rise

FPJ writer speaks to owners of and experts on Indian dog breeds demarcating how these breeds are becoming the popular choice of dog for m...Read More

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Lockdown effect: Dog adoption sees an upsurge in Mumbai

Three dog lovers share how they used the months gone by to fulfil long cherished dream: Bringing home a dog. FPJ writer finds more about ...Read More

Coronavirus lockdown: Cycling is Mumbaikars' latest obsession

Coronavirus lockdown: Cycling is Mumbaikars' latest obsession

FPJ writer traces the uptick in cycling on Mumbai’s concrete. Fitness has not taken a backseat, but has a new form today...

Friendship Day 2020: Swipe right for friend

Friendship Day 2020: Swipe right for friend

On Friendship Day, FPJ writer engages with users of friendship apps where dating is not allowed. During lonely periods, especially over t...Read More

Coronavirus lockdown: Let these apps do your chores

Coronavirus lockdown: Let these apps do your chores

FPJ writer speaks to users and founders of hyperlocal delivery apps to understand what they are offering and how they are making lives e...Read More

Pride Month 2020: Raising a toast to inclusivity!

Pride Month 2020: Raising a toast to inclusivity!

Here’s something to look forward to: LGBTQIA+ friendly bars in India that you can visit once things return to normalcy... For now, a look...Read More

Pride Month 2020: The new place of 'pride'

Pride Month 2020: The new place of 'pride'

An insight into how several organisations and individuals clinched the opportunity to take Pride month online amid coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus lockdown effect: Culture goes virtual. Is this the #newnormal?

Coronavirus lockdown effect: Culture goes virtual. Is this the #newnormal?

Experts from across cultural foundations in India speak about how they went online once lockdown was declared, sharing their apprehension...Read More

Quarantales: Lockdown is making people go back to their creative roots

Quarantales: Lockdown is making people go back to their creative roots

Maithili Chakravarthy speaks to a few who have decided to use this time to take up all those notoriously postponed activities that they k...Read More

The scary new cool: Rise of the not-so-regular locker rooms

The scary new cool: Rise of the not-so-regular locker rooms

Maithili Chakravarthy speaks to professionals about the rise of ‘locker rooms’, where objectifying of the opposite sex is normal and even...Read More

Mother’s Day 2020: Indian mothers open up about gender-neutral parenting

Mother’s Day 2020: Indian mothers open up about gender-neutral parenting

Mothers speak to Maithili Chakravarthy about their gender-neutral parenting experiments at home with their children

A new vision: Chef Mauro Colagreco  of Mirazur shares his secrets

A new vision: Chef Mauro Colagreco of Mirazur shares his secrets

MAITHILI CHAKRAVARTHY is all ears as Chef Mauro Colagreco of top class restaurant Mirazur, shares his secrets

'Change is from the inside out', says Shrimad Rajchandra Mission's founder Sri Guru

'Change is from the inside out', says Shrimad Rajchandra Mission's founder Sri Guru

Sri Guru, Founder of the Shrimad Rajchandra Mission (SRM) in Delhi, tells MAITHILI CHAKRAVARTHY how we need to learn to find happiness on...Read More

Can’t get you outta my feed: Dealing with break-ups in a digital world

Can’t get you outta my feed: Dealing with break-ups in a digital world

MAITHILI CHAKRAVARTHY talks to those who have struggled in the face of a break up in times of social network

Ikigai co-author Francesc Miralles explains how and why you need to find your raison d'être

Ikigai co-author Francesc Miralles explains how and why you need to find your raison d'être

The National Mental Health Survey of India, 2015-2016, found that around 150 million people were in need of mental health care (both in t...Read More

From sriracha to poutines - Chefs reveal the most popular ingredients when it comes to foodies in Mumbai

From sriracha to poutines - Chefs reveal the most popular ingredients when it comes to foodies in Mumbai

Think of that very unusual ingredient that showed up in your dessert... Cucumber, lime, rosemary, even celery? There is no limit to imagi...Read More

River Bhagirathi-Harshil Valley

The quirky India travel plan: Where should you go next?

Travel experts tell MAITHILI CHAKRAVARTHY about hot new destinations in India to discover

When senses meet - Musicians Ayaan and Amaan Ali Bangash perform with artist Paresh Maity

When senses meet - Musicians Ayaan and Amaan Ali Bangash perform with artist Paresh Maity

MAITHILI CHAKRAVARTHY finds out from Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash, and Paresh Maity, what’s in store as sarod and painting come together t...Read More

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