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Raag Bhupali at a red light signal: Mumbai and its myriad shades

Mumbai is a city of many possibilities. It is a place where human frailties coincide with warmth, darkness with unexpected light. It is a city that keeps changing, and has unending stories.

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One night in my life: Delhi, and its history with crime

Delhi sets high, coarse standards of wealth. In this city, everyone is a hustler wrangling his way to the top. Delhi does things on a certain scale. The accidents in south Delhi involve jewellers’ sons smashing yellow Lamborghinis into dividers.

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It’s Majestic, with Some Masala: The private eye is the key to unlock a city and chronicle it

Majestic has been explored cinematically in several Kannada films, including an action movie called Majestic. But every time I go to Majestic, I’m reminded of the time, 25 years ago, when I first set foot in the area, long before I planned on becoming a detective novelist.

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No taking the edge off: Of violence, crime and anger in Delhi

Delhi reminds us that violence is what links the mainstream to the margins, the haves to the have-nots. The beauty of the crime-scape of Delhi, though, is that it is very different from anything else.

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A Kolkata cop throws light on the city’s darkest murder mysteries in his new book

A Certain Justice: The Kolkata Police Facebook page had been popular already, says IPS officer Supratim Sarkar, and, initially, the page updated regular crime stories in a “reader-friendly” format. But the readers wanted more.

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For an immigrant, the imagined homeland is often a safe harbour

For a migrant, the city one leaves behind often appears like a safe harbour. Yet, the hardscrabble Kolkata of my memories ruffles more than it soothes.

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Digital Native: How smart cities can make criminals out of denizens

People download information and share it without knowing about the intellectual property rights. On social media bullying, harassment and hate speech find easy avenues.

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Old wounds, new stories: Inequality in Indian cities makes for good crime fiction plots

Crime fiction makes its home within the fault lines of a city. Crime, horror and love stories are supposed to be popular everywhere. Things are a bit tricky in India as crime arises out of poverty here.

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The Museum of Prostitution in Amsterdam tries to humanise the story of these women

The museum was created less than a decade ago with a view to quell negative publicity about Amsterdam being a den of hedonism and debauchery. The idea was to give tourists some behind-the-scenes information.

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Inside a Mumbai police station, everyone is a character, and the city a story

Mumbai, through a crime reporter’s diary, is full of anecdotes, of helplessness, and the realisation that we are all on the edge, and we were always fragile.

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The woods are lovely, dark and deep: Nandhaur’s heritage in Uttarakhand

Nandhaur’s heritage, both natural and built, is one of wild Uttarakhand’s best-kept secrets.

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Baby’s Days Out: The rise, fall and possible resurrection of a Mumbai drug queen

Shashikala Patankar had been one of the first to sniff out a viable business in mephedrone, a synthetic white powder indistinguishable from cocaine, but cheaper.

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Gods of Heavy Metal

Swamimalai’s bronze idols, made using the lost-wax casting process, sit pretty in local and foreign lands.

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I Spy Eagle Eye: In Tamil pulp writers’ Suba’s novels, Chennai embraces its flamboyant, noir self

Suba, along with writers like Rajesh Kumar and Pattukottai Prabhakar — and before them, Sujatha — was a part of the explosion of Tamil crime writing in the 1970s and 1980s. Their stories were serialised in magazines, printed as monthly novels, and devoured by a people on the move.

‘WCC will have to wage a severe war against the innocent ignorance of these infants’

Why a woke generation of women artistes in Malayalam cinema is troublesome for an industry steeped in patriarchy.