The Dumas Beach has gained its 'haunted' reputation probably because of its black sand and stories about an ancient cremation ground here. But those living around it really are scared of something – something man-made.
Did you know Old Delhi has temples dedicated to Radha and her friend Lalita, or to the chief deity of the Khatris? Here are some temples in this neighbourhood, recently highlighted by writers Rana Safvi and Sam Dalrymple.
Meera Devi Titanwala knew they would have to carry on with their Bagru family business, if only for the sake of artisans dependent on them. That is when she turned to WhatsApp to reach out to the 'community' of their long-time customers.
If you are a Hindi-speaker who mostly reads English literature, one of the reasons to pick up Ret Samadhi, or Tomb of Sand, is its refreshing wisdom and cadence, which will feel new and familiar at the same time.
The Delhi HC split verdict on criminalisation of marital rape has stirred up debate on violation of consent within a marriage. Here are the stories of three survivors, with very different lives and journeys – and a common pain.
The Pakistan SC disqualified Nawaz Sharif because it found him not "sadiq and ameen", and a subsequent trial saw debate on when the Calibri font was made commercially available. What was Nawaz accused of, and how do the cases stand now?
Covid and the lockdown closed their schools and snatched away their parents' incomes. But a food walk guide training programme taught the girls they can earn their own money, and that they belong to a community and the community to them.
On the path to success, Eva B, Pakistan's first hijabi rapper, has been criticised for many things – for singing at all, for choosing rap as her medium, for the subjects she sings about, and for singing in a hijab. She talks about her journey, her challenges and triumphs.
At ground zero in Varanasi, where Gyanvapi mosque has sat cheek by jowl with Kashi Vishwanath temple for centuries, the conflict seems to be both absent and present, like a deep faultline running below the surface.
Neha Singh Rathore first caught attention during the Bihar Assembly elections of 2020 with her song Bihar mein ka ba (what does Bihar have), and has not looked back since. The artiste talks about her journey.
🔴 Someday, maybe, we can convince our families we aren’t ill-mannered ingrates who argue for the sake of it, but people who love them, and so expect them to contribute to creating a less violent country
The unprecedented trial involves a very senior clergyman, a London property deal worth millions, and the Vatican old guard's alleged pushback against attempts to make the Catholic Church's functioning more transparent and accountable
Residents of Bihar's Buxar district say bodies are often found in the Ganga, but never in such numbers. While the spectacle has jolted some locals into taking Covid more seriously, they say govt yet to address concerns.
As a ferocious Covid-19 wave ravages the national capital, crematorium staff have seen their workload multiply several times over. While no benefits have been announced for them, they say they desperately need health insurance.
The Bihar Assembly witnessed bedlam on Tuesday, as it passed the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 amid protests by the Opposition inside and outside the House. As some MLAs were marshalled out of the House, they were beaten up by security forces.