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Why Bridgerton Season 2, despite its many shortcomings, is a satisfying slow burn

April 22, 2022 5:10 pm

The period drama is replete with anachronisms, misplaced portrayal of the colonised and confused cultural references, but by casting two dark Dravidian female British-Tamil actors in leading roles, the Netflix show has done a better job than mainstream Tamil cinema

Former diplomat Rajiv Bhatia's India-Africa Relations: Changing Horizons, is an essential reader on India’s burgeoning ties with African states

March 04, 2022 10:55 pm

Although India cannot compete with China, it has emerged as the third-largest trading partner of Africa and the number of its embassies are growing in Africa

How Atal Bihari Vajpayee inspired the lives of many, including one to become the President of India

January 04, 2022 12:53 pm

From the late 1950, Atal Bihari Vajpayee made several visits to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, each imbued with a different emotion, reflecting the twists and turns of his political career

Minnal Murali: When a superhero in a mundu and a mask saves the day

December 28, 2021 11:07 am

Long before actor Tovino Thomas turned a superhero in Minnal Murali, he quit a dreary corporate job, faced rejections and did multiple bit roles

8 exciting offerings from Bollywood in 2022

December 30, 2021 6:36 pm

Shakun Batra's 'Gehraiyaan', Vasan Bala's 'Monica, O My Darling' and Alia Bhatt's upcoming releases, next year promises to be one of genre-bending sagas, dark comedy and suspense thrillers

ADD and Reclaiming Preferred Identities

December 28, 2021 2:48 pm

A letter to young people living with Attention Deficit Disorder

Shubhra Gupta lists the highs and lows of the year on celluloid, OTT

December 28, 2021 2:53 pm

Here are some of the most telling creative cinematic flourishes of the year gone by.

Sunday Long Reads: Of inner sanctum of a chrysalis, OTT, films and books of 2022, and more

December 28, 2021 6:16 pm

This week's interesting reads are here!

When Indira Gandhi decided to storm the Golden Temple

December 30, 2021 6:25 pm

Civil servant BD Pande’s memoir In The Service of Free India offers an insider’s account of some of Indian politics’ defining moments, including Emergency and the events leading up to Operation Blue Star

The Dream of Revolution lays bare Jayaprakash Narayan's quest for revolution, why his legacy lies forgotten

January 04, 2022 12:54 pm

In a crisp 200 pages, The Dream of Revolution — a biography begun by the late historian Bimal Prasad, a close associate of Jayaprakash Narayan’s, and completed by his daughter, art historian Sujata Prasad — narrates the singular, often surprising political life, which bridged the era of Bhagat Singh and civil disobedience with that of George Fernandes and the Janata Party.


Sreelekha Mitra’s Hour of Glory

November 07, 2021 3:00 pm

By bringing Sreelekha Mitra centre stage in Once Upon a Time in Calcutta, director Aditya Vikram Sengupta has given the actor, in her more-than-two-decade career, a role of a lifetime.