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

Rukmini S.

Author, India

Rukmini S. is an independent data journalist based in Chennai, India. Her work focuses on inequality, gender, caste and politics. Rukmini’s pandemic podcast ‘The Moving Curve’ won an Emergent Ventures Covid-19 India Prize in 2020. Her work on estimating COVID deaths in India won a 2022 Sigma Award, the global data journalism awards, and a Jury’s Special Mention (Investigative Reporting) at the Asian College of Journalism awards in 2022. Her first book, Whole Numbers & Half Truths: What Data Can and Cannot Tell Us About Modern India, was published in December 2021. Her second book is due in 2023.


Sense & Census

  • 09th November
  • 10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

How demographics underpin global transformations
Paul Morland in conversation with Rukmini S.

Do The Math

  • 12th November
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Using statistics to understand contemporary India
Rukmini S. in conversation with Sumana Ramanan

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