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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Surbhi Gupta


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.

An odyssey into the past
Sun, Nov 24, 2019

In Washington, DC, museums open up many vistas of history.

A new dastangoi production recounts the horrors of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre
Wed, Nov 13, 2019

An MPhil in history from University of Delhi, Farooqui’s research focuses on the school history textbooks produced after Independence, where she attempted to study textbooks as devices of publicity, performative nationalism, and pedagogy.

Singer-songwriter Aditi Ramesh on fusing genres and sisterhood in the music scene
Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Ramesh’s initiation in music happened when she was living in Buffalo, New York, through lessons in Carnatic vocals and Western classical piano.

‘There is nothing absolute in fiction’: Madhuri Vijay
Tue, Nov 05, 2019

Writer Madhuri Vijay on winning the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature for her debut novel, The Far Field.

Waiting to Exhale
Sat, Oct 12, 2019

Why anxiety has become the prime disorder of our mindscape

One Step Away
Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Heritage activist Vikramjit Singh Rooprai has documented the baolis of Delhi in his latest book

The Invisible Army
Thu, Sep 12, 2019

In his latest docu-series, wildlife filmmaker Krishnendu Bose tells the stories of forest guards who man India’s forests, even though their work remains largely unrecognised.

Purple frogs and lonely battles
Tue, Sep 03, 2019

Filmmakers Vijay and Ajay Bedi, who recently won the National Award for The Secret Life of Frogs, on wildlife protection laws, saving the ecosystem and watching amphibians do headstands

Ashis Nandy: ‘Our future is nothing but present of today’s West’
Fri, Aug 30, 2019

That was Ashis Nandy, one of the country’s leading public intellectuals in India, speaking at the Express Adda Wednesday evening (detailed transcript will be published soon).

Once upon a time
Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Authors are revisiting stories of women achievers to present a new set of role models for children and young adults

Sunanda Pushkar’s biography, launched in Delhi, chronicles her tumultuous life and controversial death
Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The author, Sunanda Mehta who has worked with The Indian Express for over two decades and was the Resident Editor of the newspaper’s Pune edition, was in conversation with journalist Nalini Singh and retired IPS officer Meeran Chadha Borwankar.

Writer-performer Priya Malik’s ode to the good old days has got everyone nostalgic
Thu, Aug 22, 2019

The piece, 2019 mein 1999, had its humble beginning with a ‘steel ki thaali’. Mumbai-based Priya Malik had specially bought one because she was tired of eating in glass crockery.

A new book explains the A to Z of Kashmiri culture to children
Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Writer-blogger Onaiza Drabu’s first book — Okus Bokus (Rs 600, Sonth Kashmir) — is making an attempt to introduce the A to Z of Kashmiri culture and lifestyle to children.

University Special
Wed, Aug 07, 2019

As a new batch enters Delhi University, here’s a tour of north campus’ popular food stops.

Into the Wild
Wed, Aug 07, 2019

In her latest book, writer Nabanita Deshmukh weaves stories about the animal kingdom.

Duckbill’s hOle book series aids children to transition from picture books to independent reading of longer text
Tue, Aug 06, 2019

With 22 books in the series, over one lakh copies have been sold, an impressive figure for an indie publishing house in India.

Sisterhood Of Survivors
Mon, Aug 05, 2019

We need more shows that place the experiences of women at their centre.