Hopefully, families will realise the value of having a gay uncle and a lesbian aunt around them who do not fit the norm of what it means to be a man or a woman.
Tabrez Noorani on his directorial debut and working on international projects. Noorani talks about why he chose to make a film (Love Sonia) on sex trafficking and his views on the phrase “poverty porn”.
In a democracy, the menu card of freedoms has to cover a wide spectrum that accommodates all.
After her first kiss led to her first love letter, a writer found that over the years, ink and paper would offer her the freedom to love, one word at a time.
A list of favourite birds, from the magpie-robin to the rose-ringed parakeet.
Bang in the middle of Bengaluru, there’s an eatery serving delectable American fare.
The last studios in Mumbai face the inevitability of irrelevance. A look back at their glorious past.
An old meme shows the need for emotional literacy in our digitally saturated age. Memes, like regrettable exes, have the habit of resurfacing at regular periods.
For nine decades, MTR has been serving its much-loved tiffin to Bengaluru.
In his Bollywood debut, Stree, filmmaker Amar Kaushik has succeeded in tickling his audience while giving men a dose of their own medicine.
On the list of favourite animals is a badass ballerina: the rhino.
Jordan’s ancient city — the once-bustling citadel of Petra — is a marvel to behold.
Digging into squid-shaped and pani-puri ice creams in Auckland.
"It is important not to fall in the happy ending trap", says Sriram Raghavan.
Meeting elephants, pendulums, rare books and card catacombs behind closed doors of a library in Melbourne.
Delhi’s National Science Centre contrasts the past and future through the prism of science. Inaugurated in 1992 by then prime minister PV Narasimha Rao, NSC stands opposite Purana Quila in New Delhi.
The last Mughal emperor’s grave is a silent witness to changing, turbulent times in Myanmar. When India contemplated broaching the return of Zafar's remains to Delhi, the government was told by its diplomats in Yangon to drop it as “there would be riots in Myanmar” if that happened.
One of Bhutan’s most popular musicians, Kezang Dorji, talks about his life and what drove him to rap. Dorji is one of the most famous hip-hop artists in Bhutan, and the first solo artist to tour the country in 2016.
A Cut Above the Rest: She had never wanted to be an also-ran or bask in the reflected glory of her successful older cousins. Instead, Vinesh Phogat wanted to chart her own course to success on the wrestling mat.
The personal is political in Ratheesh T’s paintings, that are a part of his ongoing second solo show in Mumbai.