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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

Writer Nisid Hajari on the great divide of 1947

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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

Artist Hema Upadhyay’s Wave is a reworking of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa.

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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

The recent Supreme Court judgement barring head scarves and other accessories during the All India Pre Medical Test has left Humaira Sarang perturbed.

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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

What compels elderly to get into live-in relationships and what are the new rules of engagement?

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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

Unmesh Jadhav, 21, a student from Pune on getting used to life in Kolkata.

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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

Meet the shikra, a diminutive hawk, smaller than a crow, with the fighting spirit and flying skill of a World War II Spitfire.

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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

There is strength in the interior life of an introvert and an ability to break free of the herd.

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August 3, 2015 10:19 am

On November 11, 1902, Gauhar Jaan sang into a recording horn. But hers is not the first voice to be recorded in India — it was young Sashimukhi who sang three days before. Who was she and how did she get lost in time?

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August 2, 2015 5:50 pm

Daya Pawar aka Dagdu Maruti Pawar was a genial, friendly person. Looking back at the life and legacy of Daya Pawar, as an English translation of Baluta is published.

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August 2, 2015 1:00 am

Currently showing at the Museum Natur und Mensch in Freiburg, Germany, the project is a mix of portrait and documentary imagery and focusses on the lives of women from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Uganda.

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July 27, 2015 3:45 pm

A Kochi-based photographer explores how a modern, tinselly aesthetic is taking over temple architecture in south India.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

Apart from the recommended doses of Bulbul Sharma and Valmik Thapar, Aleph is reprinting the classics of Indian ornithology from the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

The city that gets deluged by the monsoon also loves its showers.

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July 27, 2015 3:17 pm

The e-commerce sector in India is going through an unprecedented surge. Yet, the number of women who are part of this growth story is strikingly few. What holds them back and how has it changed the lives of the few who have broken through

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan on climate change, and why individuals cutting down on their energy consumption will not be enough.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

Many babies across the animal kingdom think nothing of slaughtering their siblings in ways a psychotic chain-saw serial killer would envy.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

Gaurabai, 40, a construction worker opens up about moving from Chhatarpur to Delhi.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

Rukmini Srinivas’s memoir-cum-cookbook is packed with pictures, illustrations, recipes and nostalgia.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

In her new book, writer Amrita Shah looks at how violence and development shaped Ahmedabad’s encounter with 21st century modernity.

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July 26, 2015 1:00 am

The Ahmedabadi wants to be a Mumbaikar and the Mumbaikar wants to be the Londoner.

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July 24, 2015 7:13 pm

Menstrual cup is an eco-friendly substitute to sanitary napkins.

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July 19, 2015 1:01 am

The neo-classical Town Hall was designed by Colonel Thomas Cowper of Bombay Engineers and completed by his colleague Charles Waddington in 1833 at a cost exceeding Rs 6 lakh.

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July 19, 2015 1:01 am

Artist Krishen Khanna on turning 90, why 1947 recurs in his work and buying a Husain for Rs 50.

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

How does one decide when to let go?

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

Has the definition of friendship changed in the Age Of Facebook? And has it changed the way we communicate and, even more crucially, feel?

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

All major decisions of the pack — when to hunt, when to move, when to rest and so on are taken by the missus — she runs the show.

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

A range of unconventional venues is testing a band of playwrights and actors in Delhi who want to break the mould.

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

The selfie project: A feature on the spaces and objects that define our work and home life through the selfie

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

Spherified chaats and bacon-stuffed kulchas anyone?

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

In his lifetime, the poet Dushyant Kumar brought the Hindi ghazal to the fore. Years after his death, his verse inspires a Bollywood lyricist to compose a song about the magic of first love.

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July 19, 2015 1:00 am

All central government offices have a rule book written by P Muthuswamy. Who was the man and how did he come to write these books?

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July 19, 2015 6:54 pm

All Rani Rampal had was hockey, astonishing talent and her parents’ unstinted support. But why does she still struggle to survive?

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July 12, 2015 1:01 am

Rohan Khadse and his partner, Vishal Rao feel the effects of US Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage may trickle down to India someday.

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July 12, 2015 1:00 am

Author Anis Shivani on why his vision of Pakistan is one of optimism and energy.

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July 12, 2015 1:00 am

EL James, a working model illustrating how social media can help hitherto unknown writers make a killing, came a cropper last week in the course of a Twitter stunt.

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July 12, 2015 1:00 am

A blue whale that lost its way. Villagers who did everything they could to save their devmasa. The story of a heroic struggle on a beach near Mumbai.

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