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September 25, 2017 1:08 am

An exhibition examines the issues of cow politics and censorship to reflect on the roots of provocation in the country

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September 25, 2017 12:56 am

In his monograph on Manaku, art historian BN Goswamy reconstructs the life and art of the 18th-century Pahari painter

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September 24, 2017 8:17 pm

While it is exciting to take part in the Navratri celebration of our own city, it is always more interesting to take a sneak peak at other places that are also celebrating the same festival. We have curated a list of top four places across India, where grand Ramlila performances take place.

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September 24, 2017 12:01 pm

Artistes are usually the first ones to take the brunt because the reaction from artistes are the least damaging politically and gives maximum political mileage to parochial political parties and pressure groups during conflicts.

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September 24, 2017 11:57 am

In Bengal, the goddess is loved, not feared. To worship her, you take to the streets, with devotion and a plate of mutton biryani.

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September 24, 2017 2:06 pm

In how many ways do we worship thee? With food, revelry, and, not least of all, freedom to be.

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September 24, 2017 2:08 am

With Urdu gradually freeing itself from its “Muslim” tag and reclaiming its rightful place as a people’s language, perhaps, it is time to revisit these manzum Ramayanas and, perchance, stage a Ramlila on Ufuq’s Ram Natak.

September 24, 2017 1:51 am

Anurupa Roy’s rendition of the Mahabharata, an award-winning play that has tored the world involves puppets and the narrative of an old hunting community from Karnataka’s Hassan and Mandya regions.

September 24, 2017 12:11 am

In Bengal, the goddess is loved, not feared. To worship her, you take to the streets, with devotion and a plate of mutton biryani.

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September 24, 2017 1:53 pm

Of socialist souvenirs and memories of battles lost and won in Havana’s Museum of the Revolution.

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September 24, 2017 7:49 pm

The club is celebrating their 82nd Durga puja this year and has not deviated or got carried away by the theme culture.

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September 23, 2017 1:50 pm

As the narratives of both Naach Launda Naach and Sing Along Dance Across progress, they not only divulge reversal of gender roles, but also emphasise on how politics of caste and a search for livelihood has resulted in co-option of the art forms.

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September 23, 2017 12:00 am

Bharatanatyam dancer Jyotsna Shourie initiates a conversation between Sita and Draupadi

September 22, 2017 10:50 pm

It all started with one question - is the female point of view essentially feminine?

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September 22, 2017 10:53 am

From Baahubali's Mahismati palace to glass tornadoes and an art installation of a musical concert, there is much to bedazzle you in this year's Durga Puja themes. in Kolkata.

September 25, 2017 11:55 am

As people across the country celebrate the 10 days of festivity with full fanfare, here is your one-stop guide for everything. From Navratri Dance themes to Durga Puja pandal hopping, we have everything covered.

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September 22, 2017 12:00 am

Anatoliy Kazatskiy, director of Royal Russian Ballet, on bringing Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, Swan Lake, to India

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September 22, 2017 12:00 am

Sir Karl Jenkins, the most performed living composer in the world, on his new work, Alem

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September 21, 2017 4:12 pm

This Navratri explore the famous performances of Ramlila happening in the city. There are various places across Delhi where thousands of people collect to watch the alluring performances. Here is a list of five places in the Capital where you can go to watch Ramleela.

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September 20, 2017 5:23 pm

A Mumbai banquet owner was influenced by the silent disco concept in the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil that he decided to give a a Navratri twist. Now, Dandiya and Garba nights with no noise deadlines at these 'Silent Garba' nights.

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September 20, 2017 2:31 pm

The plan received co-operation from the Kolkata Police and Kolkata Municipal Corporation, which had given its permission to use the road for puja. The road was divided into stretches and each was closed for traffic when work was in progress.

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September 23, 2017 11:09 am

Navratri, the festival dedicated to worship Goddess Durga, is here and people all across the country are getting ready to offer their prayers to the deity. While the ground work is going on, we have curated a list of top 10 songs that can be played during the festivities.

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September 20, 2017 2:04 pm

Demonetisation or 'notebandi' has been chosen as the theme by organisers of at least two community Durga Pujas in West Bengal this year. The idea to take up demonetisation as a theme came from the sufferings that the common man had to face due to the note ban.

September 20, 2017 12:10 am

A film attempts to capture the experiences in the life of journalist and diplomat, Kuldip Nayar

September 20, 2017 12:05 am

A retrospective in Mumbai examines the legacy of Jitendra Arya, a pioneer of Indian photography

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September 20, 2017 3:47 pm

Around 400 people in the city recently came together to create the longest alpana in around Samaj Sevi Puja Pandal in Lake View Road. It was unveiled by Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee on Mahalaya

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September 21, 2017 9:56 am

Navratri is a nine-day long festival that is celebrated by Hindus across India. This year, Navratri begins on September 21 and ends on September 29, and the 10th day will be celebrated as Dussehra. Here are some of the wishes that you can send to your friends and family on the occasion of Navratri.

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September 20, 2017 3:45 pm

Subho Mahalaya! This day marks the end of Pitri Paksha and Shradhh and the beginning of the auspicious Devi Paksha. On this day, Bengalis wish each other as they excitedly await the beginning of Pujo on Sashthi, so why not join in the festivities by sending these WhatsApp messages, Facebook status greetings and wishes to your loved ones.

September 19, 2017 12:10 am

A research scholar and a National Award-winning filmmaker join forces to explore the history and relevance of a folk theatre form from Bihar, launda naach.

September 19, 2017 12:05 am

Kartick Chandra Pyne, who brought surrealism to Indian art, battled poverty and ill health to keep painting.

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September 20, 2017 3:45 pm

Mahishasura Mardini, the famous 90-minute musical piece was first composed in 1931 under the direction of Pankaj Kumar Mullick. It was only recorded in 1966, after which the recorded version was played everywhere

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September 18, 2017 5:53 pm

The book also talks about the women in Hussain's life, including his wife Fazila, whom he married when he was a young billboard painter, and Maria, a linguist. The artist developed a "beautiful rapport with Maria, the kind he had never enjoyed with any woman.

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September 18, 2017 5:46 am

Around 35 workers, including 20 artists, worked on the “Ami Sei Meye (I am that girl)” theme and has cost the committee around Rs 28 lakh

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September 17, 2017 10:47 pm

At the Growing Gurgaon Community Art Festival, 12 child artists from an underprivileged background came together to highlight social and environmental concerns through their artwork.

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September 17, 2017 11:29 am

Samit Das talks about the influence of Rabindranath Tagore on his work and how archaeology shapes his aesthetic.

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September 17, 2017 12:07 am

The journey and the road find a place in Madhvi Subrahmanian’s recent work. In her current exhibition, “Mapping Memory”, on at Mumbai, these long-term concerns come together with another – what impressions remain when change is the only constant.