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Surbhi Gupta


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.

Artists and designers explore transitional spaces in the physical and mental realm
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

The works are part of an ongoing exhibition “Transitional Spaces”, curated by Gayatri Singh, director of Art Pilgrim gallery. “Transition is an in-between state. In architecture, it’s the connecting space between two spaces, which allows us to explore and understand change.

In the Land called Mind
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Artist-architect Rohit Raj Mehndiratta explores the writings of Franz Kafka and Sigmund Freud on the conscious and unconscious mind through art

Sea in a Teacup
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

UK-based ceramic artist Roger Cockram on being at home with the sea and transferring its colours on porcelain

The Shape of Ideas
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

These are some of the 36 artists from across the country, who make up the exhibition Porcelain 2018, at Delhi’s India Habitat Centre. Presented by the Delhi Blue Pottery Trust, the show celebrates 10 years of porcelain art in India.

Pieces of the Puzzle
Mon, Mar 05, 2018

Former CIA analyst Karen Cleveland on writing her debut novel and why she wanted a job in counterintelligence

More than Words
Tue, Feb 27, 2018

A literary symposium explores the relationship between stories and storytelling

Bollywood should take a stand on temporary ban on Pakistan artistes, says MoS Babul Supriyo
Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Babul Supriyo said like others have 'cornered Pakistan' and with the US just 'one step away from declaring it a terrorist state', Bollywood should show solidarity to Indian soldiers by not engaging with artistes from that country.

Drawn to roles that are dark, and layered: Tabu at Express Adda
Thu, Feb 22, 2018

According to Tabu, Indian cinema has always had female-centric characters but it’s only now that women actors have gained the courage to take on layered characters.

Remembering Ba
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

On Kasturba Gandhi’s death anniversary, a look at the only such memorial for her in the Capital.

The World Around Us
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

A group of Indian and French artistes engages with the personal and political in an exhibition.

Frame of Mind
Sat, Feb 17, 2018

French artist Jean-Marc Bustamante on the need to experiment with art and exhibition spaces

Delhi pays tribute to Asma Jahangir
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Over 100 people gathered at the centre and remembered Jahangir as “larger than life, a tremendous critic, outspoken and fearless, who always fought for the minorities”.

Making of the Mahatma
Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Ankit Chadha on little-known facets of Mahatma Gandhi, such as his obsession with death, which form his musical dastan, Praarthanaa

Give 100 per cent: First woman at helm of Tihar men’s cell has a simple mantra
Sun, Jan 21, 2018

She was posted in Tihar Jail in 2013, and looked after the women’s cell for over two years.

The Significant Other
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Mobeen Ansari, a Pakistan-based photographer, on travelling the length and breadth of the country to capture traditions and festivals of its religious minorities — the Hindus, Parsis and Budddhists among others.

Magic in the Everyday
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Children’s writer Shabnam Minwalla on weaving magical stories set in the real world and her latest novel for young adults

Tales of a City
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Dancers from Paris Ballet Opera celebrate the idea of love through stories and music

Good is in the Detail
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

At the annual Katha Utsav, children from across the country tells stories from the everyday.

3 exhibitions explore Ayodhya, the Babri Masjid demolition, and the struggle of farmers
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

In the exhibition, ‘The Parched Earth’, taking forward the idea of struggle and apathy of the farmers, photographer Ram Rahman brings together their portraits, farmers who had come from across the country to protest at Jantar Mantar last year.

Don’t want to end up like Gauri Lankesh or Afrazul: Humans of Hindutva deletes Facebook page
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

After starting the page in April, he had garnered an audience of lakhs on the social media platform. He was popular for his satire on right-wingers and Hindu fundamentalists.

PaperBackers: The past is a dangerous place
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

The author sets it off at a brisk pace and the characters are interesting set pieces. Half way through, however, the pace slows down, along with the motivation to read.

A short film unspools the travails of a widow who is forbidden from performing Haj
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Titled Mehram, the short film captures the struggle and spirit of Aamna, played by the veteran actor Farida Jalal, as she decides to fight the system.

To Each His Own
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Janice Pariat explores identity as nine people talk about the same woman in her latest novel