Of Fire and Mettle: An Interview with Nandita Das

In the mid-‘90s, Indians were enamored by the gorgeous lead of the controversial Deepa Mehta movie, Fire. The lady in

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Bucket List 2018: Neelakurinji blooms in Munnar after 12 years

I was at a spa in Chennai this week, chatting up a polite, young, Malayali about my favorite Indian destination

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PVR Playhouse Review: A Breakthrough Cinema Experience for Parents!

I was raised a movie buff by a movie buff mom. I love the feeling of sinking into the theater

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A Trip to the Mishmi Hills: A Haven of Beauty, Flora and Fauna!

Tucked away in the North-Eastern corner of our beautiful country, are the rainy, misty, and beautiful slopes of the Mishmi

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An Amazing Agartala Trip: Of Palaces, Goddesses, and Rabindranath

You may already know that Agartala is one of the cleanest, greenest and most beautiful cities in India. Her rich royal

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It’s Makar Sankranti and Sweets are in the air!

Makar Sankranti is a celebration of India’s harvests. It is also the day of the equinox, that is the length

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Experiencing the Nihari at Sufia Kolkata

I have always written about food that has meant something to me, about memorable experiences that I have had, or

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The White Christmas Leavenworth Trip of Magic!

Christmas time is undoubtedly my favourite time of the year in North America. The cold and damp weather coupled with

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Books on our TBR shelf in 2018

The readers of Blank Slate Chronicles know this by now. We, the co-founders of this website, are nerds. In our

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Welcome 2018: This year, let’s push Feminism to a new high!

What an incredible year 2017 proved to be! Granted, the last few years have been slightly crazy – totalitarian forces

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Indian Sports 2017: A year of Cricket, but so much more!

Indian sports has for some decades now been synonymous with cricket. It is only in the past couple of years that

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