June 28, 2015 10:00 am

The para in Kolkata is an organic vigilance system, established over generations. In the light of the Robinson Street tragedy, is it under threat?

June 30, 2015 1:57 pm

Bangladeshi musician Shayan Chowdhury Arnob on his new album, growing up in Dhaka and Santiniketan, and why his politics is practical rather than ideological.

June 28, 2015 1:00 am

Hang planters on the wall, invite the bees and butterflies to your garden. Here are some ways to make sure there is always grass growing beneath your feet.

June 28, 2015 1:00 am

It is believed that the baby koels’ mom keeps hovering around her babies’ adopted home, ostensibly to check that they’re being brought up with proper values and even brings them tidbits as treats when they leave the nest.

June 28, 2015 1:00 am

Tea estates in Assam have created natural corridors for elephants to pass through in an attempt to reduce damage to the plantations and prevent loss of human life.

June 28, 2015 1:00 am

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London explores the ageless fascination with footwear and the stories they tell.

June 28, 2015 1:00 am

The stack of ages had been cleft, so to speak, exposing a long-forgotten book titled Black Rage. The inscription on the fly-leaf read, “San Francisco, Jan 8, 1969”.

June 30, 2015 1:55 pm

Age is not hard on the elderly alone. As an entire generation of Indians finds itself in the role of caregivers to parents, it struggles to balance love and duty, ambition and resentment.

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June 28, 2015 12:05 am

A cricket academy in Dharamsala is giving wings to young women who want to become professional players.

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June 21, 2015 1:28 pm

The Sketchbook Project's aim is to create the largest collection of crowd-sourced sketchbooks from across the globe.

June 21, 2015 1:28 pm

Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna, 39, on his decision to stay away from Chennai’s kutcheri circuit from this season, his rejection of the conservative tradition and why not all forms of music will accrue a huge following

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June 21, 2015 1:38 pm

Move aside, gyms and fancy equipment — corporate offices across the country are stretching to a new tune

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June 21, 2015 1:27 pm

It is a unique way to buy and sell, a novel kind of grassroots commerce, an indigenously developed small-scale agricultural marketing technique even.

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June 23, 2015 12:08 am

So when Bharata Puzha, Kerala’s second longest river, looks its patchy self, you know that not much of a monsoon has happened. It takes a steady downpour to make this sad sandy paste look anything like a river.

June 21, 2015 1:27 pm

Vinod Shukla, 43 security guard, Delhi on his dreams, aspirations and struggles in city life.

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June 21, 2015 11:58 am

Before I explain these acts of violence to them, I tell myself that I must myself understand what rape is, and why it happens.

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June 21, 2015 1:21 pm

Squirrels are highly adaptable, entertaining little fellows, but be warned — they can read you the riot act if need be

June 21, 2015 1:29 pm

Old-fashioned concoctions such as, well, the Old Fashioned, the Sidecar, the Pina Colada and the various juleps have found a new lease of life.

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June 14, 2015 8:00 am

Deepak Dobriyal talks about his desire to play a romantic lead and how he prepares for roles

June 14, 2015 8:00 am

Shobasakthi on his yearning to return to Sri Lanka, his political allegiances and why violence solves nothing.

June 14, 2015 1:00 am

Days after the Bombay High Court ordered Victorias, the city’s horse-drawn carriages off the roads, owners and drivers are in denial and despair.

June 14, 2015 1:00 am

Nachiket Barve the Mumbai-based designer on de-stressing with his Labrador and prepping for the International Woolmark Prize regional prelims.

June 19, 2015 10:38 am

Up there on the rooftops, or tree tops you might spot one of these would-be killers: flamboyant and jazzy as any bandmaster, equipped with a roving eye, wicked grin and deadly red dagger bill: the white-throated kingfisher.

June 16, 2015 5:57 pm

Paris, the city of amour, has banned the practice to protect its heritage bridge

June 14, 2015 1:00 am

From collapsible furniture to sliding doors, architects are breaking walls to make apartments roomier.

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June 14, 2015 1:00 am

People set aside a part of their time for memorialising, in order to share later.

June 14, 2015 1:00 am

An anaesthetist opens up about what ails the medical industry in India and why his beliefs have rattled both doctors and patients alike.

June 14, 2015 1:00 am

American artist Patricia Cronin gathers the threads from three different sites of atrocities against women in a shrine at the Venice Biennale.

June 14, 2015 1:00 am

A baithak is an intimate space, a confluence of minds and music. In the age of impersonal concerts in packed halls, we look back at what the mehfil meant to the artiste and her audience and how it has changed over the years

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June 7, 2015 1:09 pm

Four years ago, he sold a couple of rooms that belonged to the family to continue his travels. Meet Bagan's die-hard fan.

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June 7, 2015 1:13 pm

Over the last 125 years, Mohun Bagan AC has made the beautiful game a way of life in Bengal.

May 31, 2015 1:00 am

Once night falls, the pavement is their home, intruded upon daily by the city that zips by. Mumbai’s street-dwellers are neither beggars nor destitute, but people who have taken a chance on the city, and are looking for a way out.

May 31, 2015 1:00 am

Since 1927, all those buried at the Jewish cemetery have their names entered into the record book, but the increasing difference between the records and the actual location of the grave prompted Bamnolkar, who took over as the caretaker in 2002, to compile the situation book.

May 31, 2015 1:00 am

Now, there’s an intelligence out there which can read potato chips.

May 31, 2015 1:00 am

Mumbai-based model Sanea Sheikh on loving fashion shows and growing flowers in her garden.

May 31, 2015 1:00 am

Writer Anuja Chauhan on learning to laugh at the many absurdities of urban India and why her leading ladies can’t help being feisty.

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