Every week Indian Express brings you in-depth feature stories on topics that dominate the mind of the Indian Intelligent and discussions that we should have.
koliwada, Soz, soz, National Award-winning documentary on Kashmi
September 23, 2018 6:00:54 am

After the success of Soz, her National Award-winning documentary on Kashmir, Sarvnik Kaur’s new film chronicles the lives of Mumbai’s Koli community.

Urban Naxals, watsapp uncle, Playwright Girish Karnad
September 23, 2018 6:00:45 am

WhatsApp Uncle holds the poor education system responsible for devising words like Urban Naxals.

Mohammed Hanif, New Novel, Red Birds, Pakistani authours, mutt, pako, bloomsbury, pakistan, okara, indian express, indian express news
September 23, 2018 6:00:37 am

Pakistani writer Mohammed Hanif on his new novel Red Birds and the war that will go on forever.

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September 23, 2018 6:00:36 am

What threatens the existence of New Zealand’s pint-sized bird? Over the last few decades, the kiwi along with a few other surviving native species has gained focus with regards to conservation.

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September 23, 2018 6:00:31 am

From Aboriginal food to a July Christmas, Melbourne always offers an excuse to eat and drink. In Melbourne, the culinary capital of Australia, truffles are riding the contemporary trend wave.

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September 23, 2018 6:00:29 am

On our closest relatives in the natural world. Since, like it or not, we are all related in this natural world, we might as well make the best of it.

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September 23, 2018 6:00:21 am

Queer love is legal. Which means that all of us are finally free to find a language that can match our desires.

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September 23, 2018 6:00:21 am

The difference between train journeys and air travel lies in the pace and perspective. Train rides offer a different, more intimate travel experience.

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September 23, 2018 6:00:18 am

Delhi’s Evergreen Sweet House offers a staggering array of sweetmeats and savouries.

Manmarziyaan, Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, Amritsar, Abhishek Bachchan, Tinder, Amrita Pritam, Dev.D, Main Tainu Phir Milangi, Abhishek Kapoor, Kedarnath, Mental Hai Kya, Red Chillies, indian express, indian express news
September 23, 2018 6:00:08 am

Screenwriter Kanika Dhillon on writing a story about modern love in Manmarziyaan. Manmarziyaan is set in Amritsar, Dhillon’s hometown, where Rumi and Vicky meet on Tinder.

Calcutta, Kolkata, Niyogi Books,
September 23, 2018 6:00:06 am

Two photo books attempt to capture the spirit of a city that has always been vibrantly alive.

Ketaki Sheth, Photo Studio, Devika Daulet-Singh, Itu Chaudhuri, Photoink gallery, Delhi, Mumbai, Canon Mark III, Nikon, Bombay Mix, Twinspotting: Photographs of Patel Twins in Britain and India, A Certain Grace, The Sidi: Indians of African Descent, indian express, indian express news
September 23, 2018 6:00:06 am

Photographer Ketaki Sheth’s new show goes in search of the flickering life in forgotten photo studios. Her latest book and exhibition make a spirited defence of that which has, under the onslaught of the digital medium, been eased out of the spotlight.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Manto, Manto film, Nandita Das, Saadat Hasan Manto
September 23, 2018 12:57:48 pm

The Bombay that Saadat Hasan Manto inhabited fuelled his creative genius and made him the writer that he was. As a new film traces his life and times, a look back at the maverick Urdu writer’s relationship with the city and why he continues to influence literary discourse in the subcontinent.

Faraz Arif Ansari India’s first silent LGBTQ film, Sisak
September 16, 2018 6:19:57 am

After the Supreme Court’s reading down of Section 377, coming to terms with religion and society.

Amit Trivedi, Manmarziyaan,
September 16, 2018 6:00:54 am

Doing That Thing He Does: "Each movie requires a huge amount of time since I also work on the background score. Five have already released — Padman, Raid, Blackmail, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero and Manmarziyaan", says Amit Trivedi.

Nick Ut, Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, iconic photograph, Terror Of War
September 16, 2018 6:00:47 am

That Moment in Time: Over the years, he has photographed celebrities — late musician Michael Jackson, former US president Barack Obama, actors Jennifer Aniston, Robert Downey Jr and OJ Simpson, among others.

Supreme Court, LGBTIQ. Queer, Delhi, Vijay Dan Dheta, Naya Gharvas, gay, lesbian, Pratibha Parmar, Khush, Rustom Bharucha, Max Mueller Bhavan, A Mermaid Called Aida, Deepa Mehta, Fire, indian express, indian express news
September 16, 2018 6:00:42 am

Is India ready for decriminalisation of homosexuality? The answer is that it has been for quite some time.

Rana Manvendra Singh Barwani, Vintage car, Vintage Cars India
September 16, 2018 6:00:42 am

Indore’s Rana Manvendra Singh Barwani, who won this year’s Lorin Tryon Trophy at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, US, has been restoring and promoting vintage cars for decades.

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September 16, 2018 6:00:40 am

Konkani writer Damodar Mauzo on finding his name on a hitlist, life under police protection and why he calls Gulzar every few days.

Section 377, LGBT, Justice Indu Malhotra, Supreme Court, Kolkata, La Martiniere school, St. Stephen’s College, Doon School, New Delhi, Madhy Pradesh, Britian, indian express, indian express news
September 16, 2018 6:00:39 am

The harm done by Section 377 to individuals like me — those romantically and sexually attracted to others of the same sex — was devastating.