Articles by Gita Aravamudan

‘Where did all the girl babies go?’ Gita Aravamudan writes on India and China’s history of disappearing daughters.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:48
A writer looks back on her mother’s story of witnessing the Jog Falls, and witnesses the same with her son.
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 20:16
A longtime Bengaluru resident looks back on carefree days of cycling through the city’s broad, empty roads.
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 11:09
A longtime Bengaluru resident recalls her growing years surrounded by family and nature in an old bungalow once owned by her grandfather and grandmother.
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 18:24
During the Sabarimala agitation, the blame was shifted from the rioters who attacked women reporters, to the women who were doing their job.
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 08:01
For decades, they have been meek. Now, the nuns are learning to speak for themselves and ask for justice.
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 15:37
The Sabarimala shrine had, for centuries, remained a kind of secret place accessed only by the “true” devotees who knew the protocol to be followed. But by the 1980s, all that changed.
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 18:24
From not depicting sex and sexuality at all, films went on to portray women as erotic objects. But that is now slowly changing.
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:39
Women in particular have been taught over generations to live with certain terms and absorb them as insults. But the rules are changing.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 14:37