Veteran artist Arpita Singh on responding intuitively to the moment, working with textures, and her current exhibition
As part of the Model Music Curriculum, Indian classical and Hindi film songs are being taught to students as a way of appreciating diversity and enhancing academic performance
In an expansive conversation, writer Amit Chaudhuri and political theorist Pratap Bhanu Mehta discuss the idiosyncrasies of Indian classical music, how it shaped Chaudhuri’s creative impulse and his idea of home and the world
Artist Shambhavi Singh on MoMA’s and KNMA’s acquisitions of her works and welding memories of her homeland Bihar in her art.
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Whether you celebrate Easter, Passover or Holi, or nothing at all, never forget to celebrate life
With his 1961 canvas selling for Rs 39.98 crore last month, he set a new record for Indian art worldwide. But, as in art, so in life, for VS Gaitonde, less was always more
The Rashtrapati Bhavan photo library provides rare glimpses into the multifaceted personalities of our presidents, and of lost time
From Marathi films to the Hindi blockbuster Gully Boy, from Sacred Games 2 to the recent Bombay Begums, actor Amruta Subhash is making the audience sit up and take notice.
Lapwings’ alarms have saved many a bird and game from hunters
Dancer Aditi Mangaldas recalls growing up with VS Gaitonde’s 1961 painting, which sold for Rs 39.98 crore last month, setting a new record for Indian art. She and her brother Aditya Mangaldas owned the work
Govind Nihalani’s 1984 NFDC-produced film shows how differences and discussions were welcome at gatherings in the ’80s
While Farha Khatun faced criticism for her documentary Holy Rights on women qazis, a handful of Kerala theatres refused to screen Sajin Baabu's Kani Kusruti-starrer feature Biriyaani
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A cast of dynamic Bangladeshi entrepreneurs and intellectuals tell the story of a nation on the upsurge, that has emerged from a difficult past to a prosperous and nuanced present
Is it a domestic cat first becoming a stray and then progressing to feral?
Actor Sanya Malhotra, 29, on playing a young widow in her just-released film Pagglait, and how the character is still a part of her
From analysing a year that went by, to understanding how empathetic we are as a society, here's a Sunday reading list you surely can't miss!
They are our forests’ best kept secrets but they can let out quite a roar
As we celebrate World Autism Day on April 2, a reminder of what we can be to the differently abled
In Indian classical music, a live audience will always be that secret ingredient for a lajawab performance
Will the future workforce be more remote than every before and can there actually exist a healthy balance between home and work
An architect’s insight into what it means to have the live.work.play narrative shaped into new configurations
They may have learnt to chop and sew but school lunches and kabaddi matches were sorely missed
That health is intrinsically linked to jobs, economy, social well-being, climate change and education