Indulekha Aravind

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Why have Bangladesh's Charlie Hebdos gone unsung?

Why have Bangladesh's Charlie Hebdos gone unsung?

Rediff.com14 May 2015

Three bloggers have been murdered in Bangladesh in the last three months, and yet, the international community does not seem to be sufficiently incensed.

Ethnic eats in Bengaluru

Ethnic eats in Bengaluru

Rediff.com13 May 2015

With Naga, Korean and Singaporean eateries, Kammanahalli in east Bengaluru offers unconventional dining options.

Inspiring success stories of 3 entrepreneurs

Inspiring success stories of 3 entrepreneurs

Rediff.com4 May 2015

Besides a great idea, it takes pluck, and some luck, to get going.

They tell me Avijit Roy was killed; you are next: Imran H Sarker

They tell me Avijit Roy was killed; you are next: Imran H Sarker

Rediff.com5 Apr 2015

Interview with head, Blogger and Online Activists Network.

Poor Giriraj Singh, condemned for speaking the ugly truth

Poor Giriraj Singh, condemned for speaking the ugly truth

Rediff.com4 Apr 2015

The Bharatiya Janata Party minister was merely voicing what we already know -- that most Indians are an inherently racist people, says Indulekha Aravind

Discovering the city on a bike

Discovering the city on a bike

Rediff.com3 Apr 2015

Three enthusiasts, who now run cycling ventures in Bengaluru, write about biking trails in and around the city

The man who ranks the world's best whiskies

The man who ranks the world's best whiskies

Rediff.com31 Mar 2015

The first Whisky Bible was published in 2004.

Suddala Sudhakar Teja is Telangana's 'vaastu' expert

Suddala Sudhakar Teja is Telangana's 'vaastu' expert

Rediff.com28 Mar 2015

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has made no attempts to conceal his obsession with vaastu, the ancient Indian principles of architecture, even telling the assembly, "Why shouldn't someone who works for the state and takes decisions use vaastu and create comfort?

Destination detox

Destination detox

Rediff.com25 Mar 2015

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal undertook a course in naturopathy in Bengaluru recently. We take a look at what the treatment involves.

Meet the successful entrepreneur behind India's hottest start-ups

Meet the successful entrepreneur behind India's hottest start-ups

Rediff.com9 Mar 2015

Vani Kola left behind a stellar career as an entrepreneur in the US.

Is your child ADDICTED to the Internet?

Is your child ADDICTED to the Internet?

Rediff.com12 Jan 2015

If your child is spending too much time online, an Internet de-addiction clinic can help him or her use technology in a healthy manner, reports Indulekha Aravind.

'Padma awards never had any value right from the beginning'

'Padma awards never had any value right from the beginning'

Rediff.com12 Jan 2015

I think it is best to abolish the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan -- they dilute the value of the Padma Shri, says RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal in an interview to Indulekha Aravind

Do you really need that test?

Do you really need that test?

Rediff.com5 Jan 2015

With attractive health check-up packages and a growing trend of over-investigation, one needs to be cautious while going for such diagnostic tests.

Offbeat holidays: The road less travelled

Offbeat holidays: The road less travelled

Rediff.com9 Dec 2014

Mongolia on horseback or hiking through Bhutan -- niche travel firms are offering out-of-the-ordinary holiday alternatives

Zoho's success, thanks to college dropouts and high school grads!

Zoho's success, thanks to college dropouts and high school grads!

Rediff.com3 Dec 2014

Zoho founder and CEO Sridhar Vembu noticed that there was not much of a correlation between an employee's academic credentials and his performance at work.

After Mars Mission, what is ISRO planning next?

After Mars Mission, what is ISRO planning next?

Rediff.com15 Nov 2014

It has already tasted success with the moon mission and Mangalyaan. Is man in space the next frontier for ISRO?

These guys make science fun for rural India

These guys make science fun for rural India

Rediff.com11 Nov 2014

Ramji Raghavan is using this principle to help village children from government schools enjoy science and maths. Indulekha Aravind reports

Inspiring story: 'The Ugly Indian' is cleaning up dirty cities

Inspiring story: 'The Ugly Indian' is cleaning up dirty cities

Rediff.com15 Sep 2014

'The Ugly Indian' in Bangalore is inspiring people across India to transform the cities they live in, one mile at a time.

In Kerala, the bar is closed

In Kerala, the bar is closed

Rediff.com30 Aug 2014

While the state's decision to take the road to Prohibition has been given a communal twist, there are several political imperatives of the move

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

Rediff.com28 Aug 2014

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures that bring in a turnover of between Rs 75 crore and Rs 90 crore.

'Section 377 judgement doesn't make sense in this day and age'

'Section 377 judgement doesn't make sense in this day and age'

Rediff.com17 Dec 2013

The judgement makes you feel so terrible at every step that the apex court of the country, in which so many people have so much faith, would do something like this, says Anjali Gopalan