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June 25, 2017 10:31 am

A battered woman once is not a battered woman forever.

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June 25, 2017 10:41 am

Rife with superstition and irrationality, the echelons of our politics and bureaucracy make for an interesting case study.

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June 25, 2017 10:52 am

Were the Mughals really evil? Did Indian rishis build an aeroplane? Why not teach our children to debate, question and dissent?

Nihal Raj
June 25, 2017 12:01 am

There’s a staggering array of food channels online, some functional, others quirky. Here are six chefs who stand out in the bulging fraternity of FoodTubers.

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June 25, 2017 11:17 am

The story of her life and marriage, wrecked by violence and abuse, is her strongest argument.

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June 25, 2017 12:00 pm

At any given point in time, we have all been one of the characters of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter universe.

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June 25, 2017 12:00 am

Bollywood actor Sridevi, who was last seen in Gauri Shinde's film, English Vinglish in 2012, talks about her new film MOM, how she gets into the skin of the characters she plays, and her advice for her daughter Jhanvi Kapoor, who might soon make her Bollywood debut.

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June 25, 2017 10:34 am

A major wrestling entertainment company shoots in India, looking to maximise desi daredevilry.

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June 25, 2017 12:00 am

Some less than savoury activities of the inhabitants of Jungleland.

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June 24, 2017 12:05 am

We are at the mercy of trigger-happy governments and profit-hungry corporations that hold our digital lives ransom. They have the capacity to censor, contain, control and eradicate all our digital data without our consent and without repercussions.

Dinosaur extinction
June 18, 2017 11:47 am

The industrialised human race is on the verge of entering the geological record. What would that mean for the world we know?

Mosque of Sana’a
June 18, 2017 12:03 pm

Five decades after the earliest manuscript of the Quran was discovered in Yemen, scholars are getting ready to share with the world the full text of the Sana’a manuscript. Inside the incredible hunt for Islam’s urtext.

Krishna Sobti
June 18, 2017 10:53 am

Krishna Sobti, 92, has a new novel out. But the legendary Hindi writer now sees time go by swiftly. In what she calls her “last interview”, Sobti looks back at her childhood, the days of Independence and reflects on the crisis of contemporary India.

Munias
June 18, 2017 10:58 am

There’s something endearing and mood-elevating about the little birds.

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June 18, 2017 12:24 pm

Port Louis, a melting pot of cultures, is a city and is also Mauritius’s economic and political powerhouse.

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June 18, 2017 12:34 pm

On a drive in the South Luangwa National Park, you have vast swathes of forest and preening lions for company.

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June 18, 2017 12:00 am

Happy Feet! Handy travel advice you won’t get on the Internet.

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June 18, 2017 1:46 pm

A 17th century art form that brings out the many moods of Lord Krishna.

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June 18, 2017 5:56 pm

Series of chapters in the book focuses on different aspects of documentary filmmaking in India such as its colonial and post-colonial history and the equation between documentary films and state-market forces.

Watermelon
June 11, 2017 10:13 am

Activities of kings, nobles, farmers, traders and scientists have contributed to the oeuvre of Indian summer fruits. The Grand Trunk Road once was lined with mulberry trees by the Mughal rulers and their feudatories.

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June 11, 2017 10:40 am

“I hugged her and felt her bone structure. As we spoke, I spotted our similarities — both of us are very sure of what we want and don’t want," Liselotte, says of her biological mother.

Sahodaran Ayyappan
June 11, 2017 11:38 am

Kerala in 1917 was deeply divided by caste. Caste was scrupulously observed in public spaces; it decided even the right of way, and people of different castes could not dine together.

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June 11, 2017 11:44 am

The relationship between the wasps and different types of ficus can be pretty complex. But, what is astonishing is the fact that every species of fig tree has its own special designer species of fig wasp to pollinate it.

June 11, 2017 12:07 pm

What I took from my grandfathers was not what gave them their identity, but what could give me mine.

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June 11, 2017 12:26 pm

An atheist in the BJP, Paresh Rawal’s reverence for Narendra Modi has eased his path from films to politics. Rawal is preparing for his next film, a biopic on Narendra Modi, where he plays the lead. The shooting for the film is scheduled to begin on October.

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June 11, 2017 12:39 pm

"For me, the book is the entire reward; not money, not ‘fame’. So, if being happy with my life is a sign of success then yes, in that sense, I am extremely successful," Manjula Padmanabhan says.

June 11, 2017 3:35 pm

The increased importance on attention and the lack of it on social media gives all the more reason why we need to be discerning about what we invest our attention upon.

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June 4, 2017 10:23 am

On south Mumbai’s streets, a requiem for the hundreds of trees being lost to a new Metro line.

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June 4, 2017 1:31 pm

Sukanya, Pandit Ravi Shankar’s swan song and his only opera premiered in the UK last month.

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June 20, 2017 3:51 pm

Though a new generation of Bohra Muslim women is speaking out against female genital mutilation, not everyone believes a petition in the Supreme Court is the way forward.

Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, The God of Small Things
June 4, 2017 12:01 am

Twenty years since her Booker-winning The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy is back with her new novel. In this interview, she speaks of the circles of solidarity that keep her going, waiting for fiction to arrive and dealing with hate.

June 4, 2017 2:36 pm

Publishing is an expensive, high-risk business, proving more reasons for ISBNs need to be issued.

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June 4, 2017 12:00 am

What explains Aamir Khan's Dangal’s phenomenal popularity in China? Some love the patriotism that the movie showed.For others, it was the subtle humour that carried a movie with such a strong message. For many others, Dangal is also an aspirational movie.

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June 4, 2017 5:51 pm

As soon as you get to the top of Muottas Muragl, another adventure awaits you — an “inspiration walk”, replete with art installations and natural views at each turn. The “inspiration walk” is also a five-mile hike!

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June 20, 2017 12:59 pm

Belfast is also where the Titanic was born.