Mala V



Good student; passionate about mountains, oceans, hindu scriptures, tamil and english literature, flowers, music, meditation, carnatic music; Prime graduate in Training (JCI); writes poetry to unwind; freelance research writer; Mom and a grandmom.

Mala V's Articles

Sudha Ragunathan: World-Renowned Concert Musician

carnartic music star. film director.
Mala V   |   03.15.15 1:42am   |   SHARE

Tashi & Nungshi Malik: Mountaineers

first female twins to climb mount everest. gender equality ambassadors.
Mala V   |   03.9.15 7:34am   |   SHARE

India's Daughter: A Documentary On Rape Brews A Nationwide Storm

Excerpts from the film has created an earthquake of public reaction, splitting India into two sides on sexual violence.
Mala V   |   03.6.15 11:29am   |   SHARE

Nandita Das: Actress, Activist, Director

film festival judge. yale fellow. human rights champion.
Mala V   |   01.21.15 4:00am   |   SHARE

Dr. Kiran Bedi: First Female Indian Police Service Officer, Reformer, Activist

nonprofit founder. former un adviser. author.
Mala V   |   10.13.14 2:15am   |   SHARE
Sasikala Natarajan, left, and J. Jayalalitha, right, are now both in jail.

The Shocking Downfall Of One Of India's Most Powerful Female Politicians 

J. Jayalalitha, a popular chief minister, has landed in jail as a result of a friend's betrayal. Hers is a story both sordid and damning.
Mala V   |   09.29.14 8:57am   |   SHARE

Gul Panag: Actress, Activist, Politician

former miss india. gender equality advocate. rising political star.
Mala V   |   09.27.14 4:00am   |   SHARE

Indian Navrati Festival Celebrates The Female Divine

In India and beyond, celebrations fete the sacred female. America, where's our shindig?
Mala V   |   09.26.14 8:56am   |   SHARE

To Feed The Poor, One Chain Of Eateries Empowers Women 

In India, Amma Canteens are transforming the welfare state—and they could go global next.
Mala V   |   09.22.14 9:31am   |   SHARE

Of Celebrities, Cleavage And Boundaries: The Deepika Padukone/Times of India Controversy

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone and the Times of India are embroiled in a salacious, cleavage-born controversy.
Mala V   |   09.18.14 12:11pm   |   SHARE