It is a simple truth. India is a wonderful lover but a terrible mother. She is the exotic land you visit for a short ‘life-changing’ vacation, the mistress in a torrid affair. You can swoop in here and make award-winning documentaries on her poverty and her cows. You can even dabble in the cookie-cutter marijuana encrusted spirituality that she pedals. But this is not a land … [Read more...]
Kanika Mehrotra is 28 year old clinical psychologist who has recently decided to rejoin the slow but quixotic world of academia – currently pursuing her M.phil in clinical psychology. She loves to write and is still in the 'struggling writer' phase but hopes to make it out of there soon. Although not one to put herself in boxes – she does identity herself as a writer of literary fiction.