Unlike female friendships, male bonding has always had a special place in Hindi films. But why should boys have all the fun?
Why an archaeological discovery has put a small village in western Uttar Pradesh on the world map. Some time back, villagers reported pieces of copper and clay pottery on their fields.
Why Malayalam novelist KP Ramanunni undertook a penance for the Kathua gangrape in a Kerala temple. According to him, it was his response as a Hindu and a believer. He said he was following the Gandhian tradition of personal atonement for a public evil.
For over 100 years, neither the furniture nor the taste has changed at this misal pav restaurant in Pune. While Vaidya Uphar Gruha may not be Pune’s first misal restaurant, it definitely stands out for its recipe.
A look at public spaces built after 1947: How New Delhi’s well-known 3.5 acre site of cultural space housing the trinity complex of Lalit Kala, Sangeet Natak and Sahitya Akademi came to be.
Of peacocks and peahens who come alive during the monsoon. It is during the monsoons, that the gentlemen come into their own. A dancing peacock can stop you in your tracks no matter how many times you may have seen it perform before.
Bengaluru municipality’s proposed pet licensing by-laws have met with overwhelming protest from animal welfare activists and pet owners. It has led to howls of indignation from dog owners in the city.
Tourism has taken its toll on Indian hill stations, especially Shimla, but Jibhi in Himachal Pradesh is still waiting for tourists to make landfall with help from the nascent tourism ecosystem.
At dusk, as the lanterns begin to cast a glow over lakeshore restaurants and the street orchestras serenade the dancers, lounge around belvederes, life seems charmed as we soak in the crisp alpine breeze by the lakeside.
On a day out in Suva, the nation’s capital and once a scene of political crisis, a perfect day wrought from sunshine and sapphire skies is decorated with colourful cocktails on the terraces of the iconic Grand Pacific Hotel.
The late Anthony Bourdain’s wisdom on life, food and travel continues to touch lives
An American writer on why she documented the desires and disillusionments of marriage in Mumbai.
If only humans, too, could metamorphose like the butterfly.
Wondering what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Let this mother-son duo take care of your tiffin woes.
In his short career, Kaala director Pa Ranjith has been lauded as well as reviled for his perspective on caste.
Veteran lyricist Yogesh on making a comeback, writing about Everyman and working with Salil Chowdhury.
"Our world is shown as colourless and poverty-stricken. Yes, we are economically poor but not culturally so. Where is the depiction of our vibrant culture, music and food? Why is our world shown bereft of it all?” asks Kaala director Pa Ranjith.
Hotelier Keshav Suri and restaurateur Ritu Dalmia were among those who filed petitions, in recent years, to strike down IPC Sec 377 in the Supreme Court. In this pride month, Suri and Dalmia talk about the pitfalls of homophobia and championing the cause from positions of privilege.
Is it a ‘naagin’? Is it a being possessed? No, it is the north Indian male doing his best ‘shaadi’ dance.
When you are a woman dealing with infertility, your privacy is the first luxury to go. Privacy is right to be treated with sensitivity. But when you’re infertile, it’s a luxury you should never expect.