The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Kalpana Sharma

Author, India

Kalpana Sharma is an independent journalist, columnist and author based in Mumbai. In five decades as a journalist, she has worked with Himmat Weekly, Indian Express, Times of India and The Hindu. She was Consulting Editor with Economic & Political Weekly. Currently, she writes a column in

She has written “The Silence and the Storm: Narratives of violence against women in India” and “Rediscovering Dharavi: Stories from Asia’s Largest Slum” and edited “Single by Choice: Happily Unmarried Women”, “Missing Half the Story: Journalism as if gender matters”, and co-edited “Whose News? The media and women’s issues” and “Terror Counter-Terror: Women speak out”.


The Silent Killer

  • 12th November
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuberculosis in India
Radheshyam Jadhav, Vidya Krishnan
Chair: Kalpana Sharma

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