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Matter of Perception
Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Kshitish Date on women in the media, his play, Item, and the perks of winning a major award.

Hot Off the Press
Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The comic play, Front Page, is an adaptation of a classic production of Broadway. It is being presented in Hindi by Dramatech, a theatre group founded by ex-IITians in 1985.

Fair Play
Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Sohaila Kapur on The Taming of the Shrew, her experiences with misogyny, and #MeToo in India

Fair Play
Fri, Oct 05, 2018

As Sohaila Kapur takes up The Taming of the Shrew, she talks about her experiences with misogyny, the ‘ogre of the casting couch’ and the role of humour.

In Unity We Trust
Thu, Oct 04, 2018

For the first time, director MK Raina presents Gandhi on stage — and he has four plays

Toil and Trouble
Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Fire burns and cauldron bubbles as theatre director K Madavane takes up his second Shakespearean work, Macbeth.

Vishal Bhardwaj: TV news comedy circus… maybe cinema must tell truth
Mon, Sep 24, 2018

"Psychosis of fear, if you say something, you will be personally targeted like Gauri Lankesh. We have seen the way she was killed," says Bhardwaj.

Fishing in Troubled Waters
Sun, Sep 23, 2018

After the success of Soz, her National Award-winning documentary on Kashmir, Sarvnik Kaur’s new film chronicles the lives of Mumbai’s Koli community.

Jeans, diary: Ordinary objects are the stars at this Delhi museum
Sat, Sep 22, 2018

These are some of the 300 displays at the Museum of Ordinary Objects, which will open at Studio Safdar from September 22-30.

Stories on Two Wheels
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

Theatre on Bikes, an initiative by a Haryana group, Abhinay Rangmanch, is travelling 6,500 km performing plays in cities and villages

Epic Journeys
Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Gods from mythology and heroes from the margins populate the koothu stage — and Sandhya Kumar’s film on this theatre form from Tamil Nadu

‘The more the govt accept the LGBT community, the more the GDP will benefit’, says Keshav Suri
Fri, Sep 07, 2018

"What is the definition of queer—a single mother is queer, a single father is queer, a strong, independent woman is queer. The purpose of the LGBTQ community is to include everybody in the rainbow," he said.

Section 377 verdict: Mindsets have to change, but we have made progress, says petitioner Ashok Row Kavi
Fri, Sep 07, 2018

Ashok Row Kavi of Humsafar Trust, a petitioner, talks to The Indian Express on the fight that is won and the one that lies ahead

Section 377 verdict: Love finds a way
Fri, Sep 07, 2018

From a man jailed for 46 days under Section 377 to an IIT graduate who almost left the country, from an activist who began decades ago to the first transgender to register her marriage — the petitioners and their counsel who scripted history.

Section 377 was mainly used as a tool for harassment, says person who initiated IIT Pravritti petition
Thu, Sep 06, 2018

"Many of my friends suffered the consequences of 377. Blackmail and extortion from the police and threats from aggressive people who decide to take policing on themselves was a way of life," says Anand Vasudevan.

Have been living a courageous life for the last five years, says Vinay Kumar of Harmless Hugs
Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Vinay Kumar says their objective is that we fill up every space, and make room for all kinds of people, from intellectuals to activists.

Made by Machine
Thu, Sep 06, 2018

What happens when Artificial Intelligence gets creative? An exhibition explores an art form in its infancy

Girl Out of Line
Mon, Sep 03, 2018

“People, usually, men say, ‘She is a loose woman’, meaning her morals are a bit questionable. I feel that she isn’t loose enough. She needs to get looser,” says Maya Krishna Rao.

Theatre can’t change minds, only try to affect them, says Avijit Dutt
Fri, Aug 31, 2018

As cases of rape among children are on the rise, Avijit Dutt creates a play on the abuse of minors.

For Kerala fundraiser, two Supreme Court judges make a melodious stage debut
Tue, Aug 28, 2018

The event, held at the Indian Society for International Law auditorium, had Bollywood vocalist Mohit Chauhan as one of the performers.

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