In this Diwali special issue of Sunday Eye, we look at the centrality of finance in our lives.
Five artists talk about how the idea of money has shaped some of their works and vision
Literature asks questions of the nature of money and reminds us that it is not the only human transaction.
The physics Nobel goes to Ligo, but science fiction is the real star
Once, bad guys had all the cash. But like the audience, contemporary Hindi cinema has learnt to listen respectfully when money does the talking.
Cranes, geese, ducks – the waders of the world are a marvel of avian discipline.
A customary part of the groom’s trousseau in several communities in north India, the money garlands this year have been tucked away in the back out of “fear”, say the shopkeepers.
Tradition dates this temple to 3100 BC, but historic evidence dates it to at least the 5th century AD, based on references in the works of great Vaishnava saints.
Why a self-taught filmmaker went back to her village in Assam to shoot a film that is making waves in the festival circuit.
More money and more things to buy with it must mean a country is doing well. But have we forgotten in the celebrations
of excess that wealth is, in essence, dignity?
Diwali is an ode to happiness, hope and homecoming, but it’s also a prayer for wealth and well-being. In this special issue, we look at the centrality of finance in our lives. But, first, a brief history of money.
If we control her access to the money, we control her. So whether she’s the wife of a music baron or an MBA executive or a clerk, the rationale remains the same
Compiled by Amina Nazli, Ismati Dastarkhwan showcased recipes collected from the women of Awadh, whose husbands were highly placed officials like district collectors or in the army or royal households.
In search of a sweet ending in the Austrian capital.
Skagen, in the northernmost tip of Denmark, is an oasis of calm, filled with pretty yellow houses and rugged seascapes that seem straight out of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales.