Devdutt Patnaik, Sanskrit, Prakrit, Tamil, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Goswami Tulsidas, Ramcharitmanas, queer, Supreme Court, LGBTQ, China, Tim Cook, Homosexual, Heterosexual, indian express, indian express news
September 16, 2018 12:18:19 pm

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, Hollywood, India, Love Sonia, Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire, Ang Lee, Life of Pi, Lana & Andy Wachowski, Sense8, Zafar Hai, Mexico, LA, indian express, indian express news
September 16, 2018 9:13:42 am

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”.

aruni kashyap, section 377, homosexuality in india, homosexuality, the limit of love, pride, queer love, love knows no gender, indian express, indian express news
September 16, 2018 6:00:17 am

In a democracy, the menu card of freedoms has to cover a wide spectrum that accommodates all.

September 16, 2018 2:08:50 pm

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.

favourite birds, list of favourite birds, shikra, flamingo, great white pelicans, magpie robins, myna, pahari crows, rose ringed parakeets, indian express, indian express news
September 16, 2018 6:00:05 am

A list of favourite birds, from the magpie-robin to the rose-ringed parakeet.

bangalore, food, families in food, the only place, mohammed hassan, grand regent house, American food, American diner, indian express, indian express news
September 16, 2018 6:00:01 am

Bang in the middle of Bengaluru, there’s an eatery serving delectable American fare.

Famous STudio, Bollywood, Bollywood films
September 16, 2018 2:06:15 pm

The last studios in Mumbai face the inevitability of irrelevance. A look back at their glorious past.

Princess Qajar, #MeToo movements, Persia, Iran, Reddit, Digital Asia Hub, India, Facebook, WhatsApp, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 6:00:50 am

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.

mtr, tiffin, bengaluru, families in food, nine years in food business, udipi, mavalli tiffin rooms, sudhama nagar, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 6:00:42 am

For nine decades, MTR has been serving its much-loved tiffin to Bengaluru.

Stree, filmmaker Amar Kaushik, Rajkummar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, national treasure Pankaj Tripathi
September 10, 2018 9:50:09 am

In his Bollywood debut, Stree, filmmaker Amar Kaushik has succeeded in tickling his audience while giving men a dose of their own medicine.

tiger, gibbon, buffoon, one horned rhinocerous, indian lion, blackbuck, beasts in jungles, jungles, indian animals, indian jungles, bears, crocodile, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 6:00:34 am

On the list of favourite animals is a badass ballerina: the rhino.

Jordan, ancient city Jordan, Indiana Jones, Petra, the ancient city, sandstone escarpments
September 9, 2018 6:00:27 am

Jordan’s ancient city — the once-bustling citadel of Petra — is a marvel to behold.

Gore Street, Giapo Haute Ice Cream, Colossal Squid, Te Papa region, queens street, hot chips in a cone, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 6:00:25 am

Digging into squid-shaped and pani-puri ice creams in Auckland.

sriram raghavan, anil dhawan, andhadhun, movies, interview, thriller, crime, badlapur, ayushman khurana, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 6:00:24 am

"It is important not to fall in the happy ending trap", says Sriram Raghavan.

State Library of Victoria, library in Melbourne, Melbourne Museum, Domed Reading Room
September 9, 2018 6:00:21 am

Meeting elephants, pendulums, rare books and card catacombs behind closed doors of a library in Melbourne.

Delhi’s National Science Centre (NSC), PV Narasimha Rao, Purana Quila, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Birla Industrial and Technological MuseumRK Puram, Nehru Science Centre, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 6:00:16 am

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.

Zi Wa Ka Road, Shwedagon Pagoda, Theravada Buddhism, Yangon, Myanmar, Dargah of Bahadur Shah Zafar, Emperor of India, Delhi, Red Fort, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 2:09:02 pm

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.

Bhutan, Kezang Dorji, Lose Yourself, Eminem, Wooling, Bhutan, Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, Sherubtse Rockers, The Kuzuzangpo Album, Kuzazangpo (Hello), Dear Prime Minister, indian express, indian express news
September 9, 2018 6:00:06 am

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.

September 9, 2018 11:27:23 am

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.

Ratheesh T’s paintings, Galerie Mirchandani, Steinruecke, Kilimanoor village Kerala
September 9, 2018 6:00:02 am

The personal is political in Ratheesh T’s paintings, that are a part of his ongoing second solo show in Mumbai.

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