Malayalam writer Nalini Jameela on her new book and why her unconventional views about sexual relationships have been seeded in practicality.
In India, the insidious ways patriarchy can cripple women becomes very evident with girls who should be at play. The indoctrination of girls begins in earnest in their adolescence.
The genesis of Sonagachi, Kolkata’s red-light district, can be traced to a dacoit-turned-saint.
A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, on forests.
The story of one of the capital’s most popular ice-cream parlours.
Of insects who get an aerial view of the world.
In high spirits in Portugal’s second largest city.
WhatsApp Uncle talks about not going to pubs and why the young ’uns hate each other.
Remembering Ferdousi Priyobhashini, the first to talk about the mass rape of women during Bangladesh’s freedom struggle.
The last song of the Halakki Vollaligaru women, members of a tribe in coastal Karnataka.
V Vijayendra Prasad has the answer. The screenwriter on his partnership with his son SS Rajamouli, writing fantasy and his next film on the Rani of Jhansi.
Games, by Irving Finkel, is a better souvenir than the Kohinoor.
Let the avian concert commence.
Corbieres in France offers exquisite food, great wine and the perfect excuse to get lost in the countryside.
A trail of pretty flowers across the world.
At 90, architect and urban planner BV Doshi is the first Indian to win architecture's highest prize. He speaks about the curiosity and regard of human relationships that powered his seven-decade long career.
What’s still popular, though, are the traditional items like the cream rolls, jam tarts and the butter beans — shaped like a bean with a strawberry cream-filled centre and topped with generous amounts of chocolate cream.
Three artists, who have conveyed the despair of farmers in their art, reflect on the long march from Nashik to Mumbai.
An island, 10 km away from Mumbai, has waited 70 years for electricity. Will power change its life?
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov was once everywhere in Kolkata. And his bounty was not just revolution.