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Is it a fashion statement or a faux pas? In a country like India, that has steep economic disparities, ripped clothes carry different implications for different people
From statues to murals and pillars, Buddhist imagery breathes life into the ceremonies here.
Since the liberalisation in 1991, the humble denim trouser or 'jeans' has become a marker for style, comfort, independence, class, freedom and choice for many women in India
Where we need the most mindful care, we can be quite mindless
Akshay Indikar's Marathi feature, which won two awards at the International Film Festival of Kerala 2021 and was screened at Berlinale 2020, is a delicate evocation of how childhood can be full of pain and pleasure
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Successful education crosses disciplinary boundaries and helps a student make connections between aspiration and reality
Bollywood’s favourite vamp, actor Shashikala, who passed away on April 4, had led a professional and personal life marked by dramatic ups and downs
Their inbuilt magnetic compass and remarkable olfactory memory help the fish to navigate freshwater upstream till they reach the place of their birth
Fashion designer Ruchika Sachdeva on everyday chic, her love for kantha, and why she believes in slow fashion
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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