Writer Asghar Wajahat on his disillusionment with democracy and the upcoming screen adaptation of one of his plays.
These are all actions that make sure that the arc of history remains bent in the right direction, and that paid troll farms and hired authoritative cells do not capture the narrative.
For years, they have fought the smaller battles at home. But as women from all classes and creeds occupy streets once considered unsafe, as their thunderous, peaceful presence bolsters the anti-CAA protests, as they face lathis and iron rods, they signal a new beginning.
Irish author Nicole Flattery on her debut and the resurgence of essays
A deep dive into the samosa in all its glory.
Artist Bose Krishnamachari, 57, on returning with a solo after nearly a decade and why an artist cannot work in isolation from his surroundings.
Or, what scares plants the most.
In the three decades since the publication of The Trotter-Nama, Irwin Allan Sealy has turned his back on the West, the distractions of celebrity and forged a dazzling, homegrown tradition of writing
A witty friend and a generous mentor, Akbar Padamsee was an artist who merged philosophy, aesthetics in his work.
An Englishman in Bangkok, Lawrence Osborne's dark, stylish novels have earned him parallels with Graham Greene - the comparison fits, in more ways than one.
Let’s talk about politics.
Robert Macfarlane and the generosity of nature writing.
At Jawaharlal Nehru University, I learned to shed my many layers of privilege and realised that there is nothing apolitical about life.
With the republic preparing to celebrate its 71st year, citizens of all ages, led by the young, are singing Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s Hum dekhenge, Habib Jalib’s Dastoor and Rahat Indori’s Kisi ke baap ka Hindustan thodi hai.
From writers and publishers to festival organisers, the literary community is rallying behind those protesting the new citizenship law and the rupture in civil liberties.
Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Meirelles on making The Two Popes and his instinctive cinematic language.
Ever the cerebral experimenter, Akbar Padamsee’s artistic vision grew over several phases
The 94-year-old artist, the last of the Progressives, remembers his friend
A wonderful teacher, a witty friend and a generous mentor, Akbar Padamsee was an artist who merged philosophy and aesthetics in his work to remarkable ends.
Building Blocks: A look at public spaces built after 1947