Maithili Chakravarthy

Stories By Maithili Chakravarthy

Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra also participated in One World: Together At Home

From One World concert to #savewithstories: How virtual events kept the world afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic

From concerts to book readings to play performances, FPJ writer re-visits some popular cultural events from varied social media platforms...Read More

Three food bloggers reveal how they are acing their Insta game amid pandemic

Three food bloggers reveal how they are acing their Insta game amid pandemic

Three of India’s most followed food bloggers speak about the cuisine that makes them tick, and how the technological revolutions of our t...Read More

The WhatsApp generation: Why millennials prefer texting over calling

The WhatsApp generation: Why millennials prefer texting over calling

It is said that the ‘average millennial’ receives over thousand text messages a month. And, there are several studies, which also claim t...Read More

From special awards to flexible work timings: What employers are doing for their returning workforce

From special awards to flexible work timings: What employers are doing for their returning workforce

As many return to their workplaces after ‘working from home’ for many months, FPJ writer speaks to employers to understand if there are s...Read More

Getting the news right: Here's how fact-checking websites bust fake news

Getting the news right: Here's how fact-checking websites bust fake news

Have you seen a popular video on social media that has shock value, but something about it doesn’t quite sit right? That’s where fact-che...Read More

How School from Home is affecting kids

How School from Home is affecting kids

Child psychologists, students and parents share how ‘study-from-home’ has made an impact on children’s psychology.

COVID-19 effect: Gymming in the new normal

COVID-19 effect: Gymming in the new normal

While the coronavirus cases still continue to rise in Maharashtra, gym owners, trainers and members say gyms will be safer than other pub...Read More

Reversing breast cancer with right food

Reversing breast cancer with right food

Karan Kakkad, a disease reversal expert, & oncoplastic breast surgeon Poovamma C U jointly conduct a session on breast cancer awareness, ...Read More

Life lessons from the modern monk

Life lessons from the modern monk

The “urbane online monk” Gaur Gopal Das, in the words of Canco Advertising Founder Ramesh Narayan, tells attendees of a session on Zoom t...Read More

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

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