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Surbhi Gupta

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Families in Food: A 70-year-old shop in Delhi remains true to its Peshawari roots
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Peshwar Sweet Bhandar at Shankar Road, famous for its gulab jamun, recreates many recipes of its founder Chunni Lal Sahni, who had landed in Delhi as part of the sea of refugees flooding Delhi in 1947.

A Brush with Identity
Mon, Feb 10, 2020

As many as 50 artists come together to draw upon 70 years of the Constitution.

Stories of a Land
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Writer-anthropologist Onaiza Drabu retells popular folk tales from Kashmir in her new book

Why the rare white carrot halwa remains an Old Delhi favourite
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

Sheeren Bhawan also boasts of other unusual halwa varieties like aloe vera and gond.

Saving the King
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

A documentary series revisits the time when a deadly virus killed the lions of the Gir National Park.

Sea of Tricolour as Shaheen Bagh celebrates R-Day
Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Hundreds thronged the protest site in a sea of tricolour — in the artwork at the site, on sashes, ribbons, caps and clothes worn by people, and the paint on their faces — and sang the national anthem in unison.

Few realise how vulnerable writers are: Namita Gokhale
Thu, Jan 23, 2020

Namita Gokhale on using the Jaipur Literature Festival as the setting of her latest novel, and how new templates need to be created.

Sridhar Balan writes about people and places that shaped English writing in India
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

In his first book, veteran publisher acquaints us with EV Rieu, who set up OUP in India and later initiated the Penguin Classics Series.

Call of the Wild
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Wild Karnataka, the first wildlife film to release in theatres, celebrates the biodiversity of the state and that of India

A Sense of Humour
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Viral on social media, Nazma aapi has been registering her protest one video at a time.

A World of His Own
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Australian writer Ken Spillman on forging a relationship with India, writing for children, and the power of imagination.

Songs of inclusivity marked the death anniversary of activist Safdar Hashmi
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

Titled “Jashn-e-Suroor”, a day of dissent, through music comprising songs that defined the idea of India’s resistance and protest poetry, it was organised by Sahmat, the Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust, on Wednesday, to commemorate the death anniversary of activist-playwright Hashmi.

Man of his word
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

Sonny Mehta, head of publishing house Alfred A Knopf, dies in New York City at 77.

A music band Alif is documenting life and culture in Kashmir
Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Alif, which came into being in 2008, is one of the few indie acts in the country that creates songs in Koshur, one of the dominant languages spoken in Kashmir.

One meal at a time
Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Chef Hawker Chan on his culinary journey and preparing the cheapest Michelin-starred meal

About Life and Experiences
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Author Sudha Murthy on bringing a social change through storytelling

In many colours and words
Thu, Dec 05, 2019

India’s first queer literature festival in Delhi promises to hold the mic to the audience

Lessons in History
Wed, Dec 04, 2019

An exhibition in the Capital gives insight into the lesser-known links between India and France.

Take their word for it
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

A festival in the Capital brings together new-age poets and storytellers.

Fatima Bhutto on her new book, Asia’s cultural influence and why Shah Rukh Khan tops the charts
Tue, Nov 26, 2019

American pop culture is losing its relevance because of the betrayal of globalisation, says Bhutto.

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