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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Sunday Eye


The tiny terrors and big bullies of the animal kingdom

January 23, 2021 10:36 pm

From the teeniest to the most belligerent, a list of creatures best not encountered

Why the annual speech by the President is an integral part of Republic Day celebrations

January 24, 2021 1:42 pm

The annual presidential address on the eve of Republic Day is an occasion for introspection and affirmation of our constitutional values

Completing Le Corbusier's architectural vision for Chandigarh

January 23, 2021 10:35 pm

The Martyrs’ Monument in Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex nears completion with the installation of Corbusier’s enigmatic sculptures

How an artist viewed the lockdown

January 16, 2021 1:13 am

Confinement, memory and migrants — artist Sudhir Patwardhan on an ongoing body of work emerging from the pandemic

How Aadhaar grew from an idea into one of the world’s largest identity platform

January 17, 2021 9:33 am

Ram Sewak Sharma, the first director general of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) writes an insider’s account in The Making of Aadhaar: World’s Largest Identity Platform

Why the Chipko movements was truly a people’s movement

January 16, 2021 8:54 pm

Historian Shekhar Pathak’s book connects Chipko to 19th century colonial environmental laws and modern regional politics

How the Rashtrapati Bhavan post office was important for intelligence gathering

January 09, 2021 12:52 am

From a chaotic medley to a unified system, the post office was used for collecting information besides the services of mail and money


The eye of a genius: The cinematic universe of Satyajit Ray

May 24, 2020 1:35 pm

Satyajit Ray was a quintessential humanist who used the camera with empathy to tell stories. Stories that capture the beauty and severity of life in rural Bengal, decaying feudalism, the struggles and aspirations of the Bengali middle class and its conflict with dogmatic religion. His films told stories in ways that only a humanist of his stature could.