Actor Richa Chadha talks about finding her feet in the film industry, tackling trolls with humour and being called a filmi Naxal.
Marina Tabassum on working with the local, centrality of the central space in buildings, and creating a seed fund to help women build
Actor Taapsee Pannu on fighting Bollywood’s gender bias and why she won’t take a sick day
Rodricks’s generosity and memories of his humility now seam a village. His benevolence speaks across the village, in the local gym, and the village schools where toppers receive a scholarships in the name of his parents, Felix and Greta.
Fashion doesn’t conform to space and time, has no limits, and is constantly about change, says the Ahmedabad-based Padma Bhushan-recipient architect
The Ahmedabad-based architect talks about 'vernacular' architecture, keeping in mind the country's limitations and people's plight instead of building symbols of falsehood, and his new book on the wooden architecture of Kerala
Despite the passage of time, the gift that cousins nurture for each other is one of shared memories and unbridled joy.
The UK-based debutante writer, who trains the lens on poverty in her refusal to explain India to her Western readers, rues that the only Indian writers people in the UK have read are Booker Prize winners, and how it's still difficult for writers of colour to get published
Conversations around mental health are often stymied by the lack of appropriate vocabulary in vernacular languages
If we are okay with the idea that social media feeds curate and show us a friendscape that an algorithm decides, why is it difficult to imagine that it can also customise borders, divisions, and maps to the location of the user?
There is much to learn from our feathered friends and neighbours.
Books that reflect on homesickness, illness, fear or just noticing the invisible people around us.
Kanji — the north-Indian drink made with the black carrots and helps digestion has a Turkish cousin.
The pathbreaking Hindi writer and poet, who is now being discovered by English readers and award juries, on failing Hindi tests and writing to become a better human being.
The British writer on his latest novel, Live a Little, writing a central woman character for the first time, matters of age, and his fears about democracy.
A metal gate at the entrance of the Herbertstraße prohibits the entry for men under 18 and women. The sex workers don’t want women around as they see them as potential “competitors”. The barrier protects the sex workers from becoming a tourist attraction.
Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna on his new book, Sebastian and Sons, on mrdangam makers and steering through the tricky terrain of caste politics.
Nrithya Pillai, a Bharatanatyam dancer from the Isaivellalar community, tries to reclaim her lineage.
WhatsApp uncle worries about the future of Bharat Mata after ‘Hindutva’s defeat’ in Delhi.
Part I of a series on what birds can teach us, Schooled by Avians.