Vandana Kohli

  • The antibiotic crisis: An altered approach

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    Bacteria mutate. They alter their DNA to change the permeability of their cell wall, change shape or the protein they are excreting,in order to survive...

  • Electronic sports: A word of caution for parents!

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    Our world has changed too quickly, and as in all situations of change, some people are profiteering from our ignorance of what's going on. ...

  • Marion Bartoli: A quirky mix of much!

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    One hot evening in July, a few years ago, I settled in somewhat randomly to watch a Wimbledon semi-final match on TV. Justine Henin, then...

  • Return of the marines

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    We are a people known for our hospitality. We pour the essence of our spirit, not in our systems but in the warmth we display...

  • Death of a rapist

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    Ram Singh, 33, the oldest of the six accused in the gang-rape of a 23-year-old medical intern on December 16, 2012, was found dead in...

  • Women in policing: plugging the gaps

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    Under a barrage of criticism and suggestions for police reform, the government has announced an increase in the presence of women constables and officers in...

  • "Aane do": a letter to MSD

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    Dear Captain, Through the whirlwind of your matches and several back-to-back series, you and your boys might recall shooting for a promotional spot of ...

  • A deterrent to rape: an Indian example abroad

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    (In the wake of the outrage over the rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi, several changes have been recommended to improve safety...

  • A dark patch for India's Test cricket

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    My first real experience of Test Cricket was at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in the early 80s. I was about ten. India was playing...

  • Direct Cash Transfer: the cart before the horse?

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    In the early 80s, there was a scramble for Video Cassette Recorders or VCRs in India as more and more people watched films at home...

  • Aung San Suu Kyi: a mind in flow

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    Every meditative discipline across traditions has one singular aim - to help focus the mind on its true nature - open, vast and inclusive. ...

  • FDI in retail: global biggies must brace for the wondrous contingencies that make India

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    India is unique. Elements of the Space Age on one hand and elements from the Stone Age on the other can be seen on the...

  • Decoding the good, and the bad

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    For those born in the 70s, 'Knowledge is power' was a well known axiom. And 'knowledge' was often interchangeable with 'information'. Well, that's changed. ...

  • World Anger Day: what's driving our rage? 28-08-2012 10:49 AM

    THE SUBTEXT OF OUR ANGER I met MT recently at a friend's 40th birthday. I always look forward to greeting and chatting with him. He's pleasant and affable, and easy to talk to. Well, always, till this last meeting. This time when we met, something had been triggered in him....