Surbhi Gupta


Interview: Sanam Maher author of ‘The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch’
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

A book explores the life and death of Pakistani model and social media star Qandeel Baloch

The Walls Tell Stories
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Author-historian Rana Safvi takes a walk around the desolate Tughalaqabad Fort and recounts tales of its famous curse and abandonment.

‘Women have had a double battle to fight in South Africa’
Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Author Zainab Priya Dala on her latest novel set during the anti-apartheid movement, feminist politics in South Africa and her Indian roots.

Law of the Land
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Sajeev Pazhoor, National Award winner for original screenplay, on crime and punishment.

Families in Food: What’s for Tiffin?
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Wondering what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Let this mother-son duo take care of your tiffin woes.

Chamber of Secrets
Thu, Jun 07, 2018

A host of writers are introducing children to the intricate world of Indian art and artists through colouring and picture books

Families in Food: Tradition of Taste
Sun, Jun 03, 2018

Laxmi Misthan Bhandar in Jaipur claims to be as old as the Pink City.

Learning to Say Goodbye
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

Australian author Ken Spillman on writing about death for children.

Jungle Book
Thu, May 24, 2018

Wildlife biologist and photographer Latika Nath on her first photo book

A documentary on hip-hop, B-boying subculture in Delhi’s economically weaker neighbourhoods
Wed, May 23, 2018

The site is Delhi’s Khirkee Extension and the star performers are a group of lanky boys who call themselves Slumgods Millionaires. Their arsenal contains some killer B-Boying moves and raps such as “Politicians ki manmaani”.

Families in Food: Thick and Thin
Sun, May 13, 2018

Old Delhi’s Old Famous Jalebi Wala has been serving customers for over a century. Weighing 100g each, the round, pretzel-like sweet is deep-fried in desi ghee over coal-fire and dunked in syrup made with desi khandsari sugar.

Writer-Dastango drowns in a lake near Pune
Fri, May 11, 2018

According to the police, the incident took place a little after 5 pm at Uksan lake near Kamshet, around 60 kilometres from Pune. Chadha was in the city to perform Dastan-e-Kabir at the Gyaan Adab Centre on Saturday.

Culture at a Click
Tue, May 08, 2018

How an open platform finds new ways of storytelling. Excerpts from an interview with Sudha Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, and S Ramadorai, President, Sahapedia’s Governing Body.

On the Lot
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

"I think technology and the digital space have been great democratisers. The new collectors of today are on Instagram and our app. Online activity is increasing, and younger clients residing in India," said Gaurav Bhatia.

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay: A Life Extraordinaire
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

To mark her 115th birth anniversary, an exhibition brought to the fore about Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay’s life as a radical feminist. A rebel that she was, she married again at the age of 16, to Harindranath Chattopadhyay, Sarojini Naidu’s brother.

Imagined Memories
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Publisher-author Ashok Chopra on his latest novel and foray into historical fiction.

Rajni Tilak, who led fight for Dalit rights, remembered
Sat, Apr 07, 2018

Rajni Tilak (60) died on March 30 after she was admitted due to an illness to St Stephen’s Hospital. She is survived by her daughter.

All said & dung: Gobar looks different in the photographs and casts of German artist Anke Mellin 
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

German artist Anke Mellin found the conversion of excreta into aluminum casts really fascinating, as it is a product of technological development.

Not a Child’s Play
Fri, Mar 30, 2018

Child psychologist Nupur Dhingra Paiva on her book about children’s minds and how it isn’t a parenting manual

80 people from six states gather with one aim: A Gondi dictionary
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

The portal has held seven similar week-long workshops in Delhi, which resulted in a thesaurus — a collection of Gondi words in all dialects from various states, in the Devanagari script.