Friday, Dec 09, 2022


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.

Why these mammals, birds and insects are among the top 10 in the favourites list

December 7, 2022 9:35:38 am

What’s not to love the rhino that moves like a ballerina and the elephant matriarch who kicks delinquent males out of the herd

What the artificial caves of Pabhosha in Uttar Pradesh reveal about commerce and community

December 5, 2022 10:00:35 am

Clues lie in the landscape and the way the hills have become historical markers to an ancient way of life


Let’s just stop calling soil “dirt”

November 30, 2022 8:37:01 am

The many benefits of the good earth

How to celebrate life and seek new adventures

November 27, 2022 6:15:48 am

There have been many who have inspired us with their lives and generosity of spirit

Paresh Maity

‘I am not looking for a subject or object, they are looking for me’: Paresh Maity

November 24, 2022 6:25:42 pm

The artist on his biggest multi-city exhibition till date and why he keeps experimenting with mediums

Saluting Salim Ali, who would have been 127 this November

November 23, 2022 10:30:09 am

The Birdman of India’s sheer power of observation and descriptive ability, all spiced up with liberal sprinklings of puckish humour, still remains unmatched

ranjit lal

What one can achieve with a binoculars in Goa

November 16, 2022 10:00:52 am

Birds follow tradition, and some swoop right in to prove it

I want a Pet

November 14, 2022 6:20:24 am

The search for a squishy-faced feline charmer

Kebabs and Dhoklas

November 14, 2022 6:15:12 am

What’s religion got to do with friendships?

Zeenat’s Bag

November 14, 2022 6:05:44 am

A school bag that moves and nips. What could Zeenat be hiding it?

GG Raj, Raj 22, and the Rhino Report

November 14, 2022 6:00:59 am

Life in the cleaner, greener future is a breeze but for one loss

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Sunday Long Reads: Children’s Day Special short stories, poems, Kamila Shamsie’s book on friendship, and more

November 13, 2022 10:11:21 am

From seeking unusual pets to looking at familiar hometowns with new eyes, from life in the future to learning about the lines that divide, in this Children’s Day special issue, poems and short stories trace the joys of being young and discovering the world one adventure at a time.

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What made celebrated food critic Gael Greene a passionate gourmand and an empathetic friend

November 13, 2022 6:15:22 am

An ardent champion of chefs and restaurateurs, a New Yorker who wielded power and could curry favours, Gael also mastered the art of connecting people

Ziggy Stardust

November 13, 2022 6:10:12 am

It's a cat's world

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Bonkers about Blyton

November 13, 2022 7:39:53 am

Nandita da Cunha writes on a childhood favourite, a pen pal and discovering home anew

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What makes ants the cliffhangers of insect kingdom

November 9, 2022 4:45:43 pm

Watch their swag or haul their prey twice their weight – it's never a dull moment in the ant world

Remembering Ela Bhatt, founder of SEWA, teacher, mentor, activist

November 4, 2022 9:30:32 pm

Her advocacy was never strident or loud, she remained a gentle revolutionary, though never passive


Violence is in the mind…not in showing gore’: Umesh Kulkarni

November 3, 2022 4:08:41 pm

Writer-director Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni on Indian Predator: Murder in a Courtroom, getting the women, who killed a criminal, to share their story and not following the syntax of crime drama


How did different species come about in the animal kingdom?

November 2, 2022 1:43:37 pm

There are a zillion untold stories about the origin of species

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‘It’s a challenge to protect one’s unique voice’: Akshay Indikar

October 31, 2022 10:00:51 am

A self-taught director, Indikar’s two movies are currently streaming on MUBI. He talks about his nomadic ancestors and how he learned to express himself through cinema

Sunday Long Reads: Changing workplace rules, Ponniyin Selvan: 1 and historical fiction, play on Tibet-China conflict, and more

October 30, 2022 10:21:08 am

Must reads of the week that you shouldn't miss out on!