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Days and nights in the forest: 23 days with the Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Given rare access, Indian Express reporter Ashutosh Bhardwaj spent 23 days with the Maoists in Chhattisgharh, living in their camps, sharing their food, watching films on a laptop and debating Mao.

Spin a Yarn: Women and their love affair with saree

We talk to women who have always disregarded the definition of a sari as a length of unstitched cloth.


Here Comes the Son: A young man in rural Haryana is entitled to the best things of life

A young man in rural Haryana is entitled to the best things of life—from the extra glass of milk to the education that won’t be ‘wasted’ on a girl

Colours of Joy: Nature knows how to look its best at all times

Psychedelic colours in nature nearly always look stunning on the creatures that sport them.

Why solo productions are flourishing in Indian theatre

In a solo, an actor is alone on stage and aware that every eye in the dim hall full of silhouettes is — and should be — trained on him or her.

Everything is a collaboration: Artist Sudarshan Shetty

Back in 1995, Sudarshan Shetty did 16 large installations for his first solo in India, “Paper Moon”. Several of them found no buyers and were destroyed over a period of time.


Bangladeshi bloggers talk about harassment and constant threats meted out to them

Bloggers and activists say no one who dares to express their thoughts, let alone raise their voice in Bangladesh is safe.

Caught in the Act: Is it a fair digital practice to share data without consent?

When you laugh at people online, remember you could be the next to be captured in a state of folly.

Girl No.166: Will this retired cop ever stop looking for Pooja?

In the police records, she is a seven-year-old, who went missing on January 22, 2013. She was last seen near her school at 8.15 am.

Rashtrapati Bhavan artwork now available to the public online

Using the detailed 1931 catalogue prepared by Lord Irwin, then viceroy of India, the process of digitising the artwork of Rashtrapati Bhavan has been initiated.