Sujatha Bagal

Stories and essays on food, travel, culture.

ForbesLife India: Altruism Everyday

This essay appeared in the Winter 2012 edition of ForbesLife India. A link to the pdf version is available at the end of this post. In a material world, working for nothing can … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

ForbesLife India – Essay on Indians Volunteering in the US and in India

My article on volunteering – Indians volunteering in the US and Indian-origin immigrants returning to India to volunteer – is in the latest issue of ForbesLife India. Look for it … Continue reading

January 14, 2013

Cycle Rickshaws in Washington, D.C.: Trike Happy – ForbesLife India

A version of this article was originally published in ForbesLife India. PDF version of the article is available here – PEDICABS. The nose wheel makes an acute turn and plants … Continue reading

September 5, 2011

Indira Mahajan: A Voice of Her Own – The Hindu

Indira Mahajan hangs on to the piano as if for dear life; as if the power of her voice would carry her slight frame right off the stage if she … Continue reading

November 11, 2008

A Woman’s Battle Against Illiteracy – Deccan Herald

As I turn off of the Jama Masjid Road on to one of the side streets in Ilyasnagar in South Bangalore, I come to a big, colorful shamiana that takes … Continue reading

April 4, 2006

Yoga: Benefits for Women – Washington Woman

I lay flat on my back in corpse pose. My body lay still, but my mind was racing, darting back and forth between memories and plans. A gentle voice wafted … Continue reading

July 17, 2004

In the Driver’s Seat – Fairfax County Times

As Vice President and CEO of Reston Limousine Service, Inc. in Sterling, Kristina Bouweiri sits at the helm of a $6 million business, overseeing a fleet of 93 luxury sedans, … Continue reading

May 13, 2004