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May 31, 2020 8:00:50 pm

Unfairly blamed for spreading COVID-19, bats are the world’s best pollinators and a vital part of our ecosystem

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May 31, 2020 12:13:01 pm

The filmmaker on on releasing his new film Gulabo Sitabo on a streaming platform, setting it in Lucknow and how the pandemic will affect the film business.

May 30, 2020 5:29:50 pm

High school coming-of-age tales like The MisEducation of Bindu and The Half of It feature non-white female protagonists.

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May 30, 2020 7:34:16 pm

The actor-producer talks about creating a credible Indian-American teenager to play the lead in her new show, Never Have I Ever

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May 31, 2020 8:00:59 pm

With COVID-19 lurking around, its pretty much open season for miners, dam builders and other industries.

How the 1896 plague epidemic shaped Mumbai
May 31, 2020 8:00:48 pm

Over a century later, the stories of the time - from a migrant exodus to sweeping state powers - have an uncanny resonance to its ongoing battle with COVID-19.

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May 31, 2020 8:00:56 pm

It is easy to forget in a crisis, but being kind to each other is what has helped the human species survive over two millennia

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May 24, 2020 11:10:05 am

Historian Peter Frankopan on how plagues reset social relations and why this pandemic reveals a dangerous lack of global cooperation.

May 24, 2020 10:14:01 am

Two poets on the strange new rhythms of a world thrown out of gear.

May 24, 2020 10:14:19 am

Eyes firmly on the future, two writers speak of returning to life once the pandemic is behind us.

May 24, 2020 5:45:48 pm

The baby-faced actor has been morphing into an ensemble cast of characters, who pop up in his immensely popular short videos to chat about lockdown blues.

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May 24, 2020 11:34:15 am

‘Inclusivity and tolerance produce better outcomes in practice’

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May 24, 2020 11:21:25 am

Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese writes about the intimate image of India that Satyajit Ray’s films presented to the world

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May 24, 2020 11:23:37 am

From his innate understanding of his cast’s abilities to his mastery over all aspects of cinema, actors on what made the filmmaker one of the greatest of all time

'Ray's women had agency. He wanted to capture the half shades, the hardly audible notes in them'
May 24, 2020 11:26:01 am

As the celebrations for Satyajit Ray’s centenary year begin, contemporaries remember the breadth of the auteur’s genius. First up, actor Sharmila Tagore writes a tribute to the women in his films — feminists with the right to choice, sexual and intellectual freedom in a patriarchal world

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May 26, 2020 9:23:20 pm

Soumitra Chatterjee, 85, has worked with Satyajit Ray in 14 feature films and two shorts. This is considered to be one of the most enduring artistic collaborations in the history of contemporary cinema. In his six decade long career, Chatterjee has worked with several other renowned directors including Tapan Sinha and Mrinal Sen. However, it's Ray who has played an important part in shaping the legendary actor's sense and sensibilities.

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May 17, 2020 9:41:42 am

The first Black gay poet to win Pulitzer on being a poet in the time of the pandemic and making room for tenderness, alongside violence, while writing about race, sexuality and faith.

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May 16, 2020 1:34:53 pm

There are no greys in affirmative consent -- it is black and white.

May 16, 2020 1:23:20 pm

The digital is going to become a lever by which people are going to be laid off, their jobs replaced by automation.

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May 16, 2020 4:41:18 pm

Peer into a water drop and see the whole world suspended inside it. Or, spiders’ webs strung like strings of pearls on the foliage on dewy mornings.