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Alka Pratap

I am a community volunteer who wonders where humanity is taking itself. I am quite passionate about history, healthcare, yoga, travel, and occasionally, politics. I blog once in a while at the Nishchala Blog.

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Latest posts by Alka Pratap

30 May 2014

Young, Hip and Worshipping Shiva in India

The Hindu deity Shiva has carved out a firm place in India's pop culture, appearing on TV and in books, movies and even tattoos.

25 May 2014

Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif Will Attend Narendra Modi’s Swearing-In

India's new Prime Minister Modi invited all member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in a strategic move some speculated lets him dive head-first into diplomacy.

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