How the unabashedly political art of filmmaker Amar Kanwar is earning him a global following.
The talented designer talks about the politics of fashion and why he doesn’t care about celebrities wearing his clothes.
Remembering a favourite grandparent and his lingering presence in my life.
Leïla Slimani’s sensational book, Lullaby, asks difficult questions about motherhood and parenting. The French-Moroccan writer on why she believes it is her role to break the silence around women’s lives.
A gay lawyer takes the fight against Section 377 beyond the courtroom and onto the stage, with his latest theatre production
Why I cannot bring myself to enjoy swimming.
A curated list of recommendations for the young ‘uns. This week, on all things lunar.
Artist Riyas Komu on his new exhibition, the political nature of his art and why he has faith in the power of public action
Writer Sujatha Gidla on what drives her, her case against reservation and why she is not confident about Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani’s electoral prospects.
How mother nature adapts to changing circumstances.
A Kolkata collective offers free education to underprivileged kids.
We should not ignore this poll… what does it matter, all this law-shaw? Court said let that Bhansali film release, but Karni Sena warriors are still on the street…Go now! Vote in that online poll deciding the fate of Ram Temple. What, you don’t believe me?
The exhibition will be held on the lawns of Taj Jai Mahal Palace. Built in the Indo-Saracenic style, the venue provides the perfect ambience for exhibiting classic cars. This year’s highlights include a 1936 Pierce Arrow, a 1930 Rolls Royce, and a 1922 Wolseley Tourer.
From YouTube dieticians to online hucksters of miracle diets, the internet has something for everyone struggling with weight and body image issues. But how do you know it is not playing you?
Who would you rather believe?
Actor Vineet Kumar Singh on playing a boxer in Mukkabaaz, and how he lived his life best between the calls of action and cut.
The wickedest trick is played by those wily orchids which behave unspeakably towards some bees, wasps and flies. These orchids turn up dressed like very pretty lady bees, wasps or flies. When, say, a dude (and dumb) bee happens to pass by, he’s on to her in a second.
'A week or two after returning to India, as we were trying to soak in the phenomenon of veganism in Israel, we came across a headline in the Jerusalem Post: “Veganism Set to Top Culinary Trends of 2018 With Israel at The Helm!” Yes, you bet!'
Last year, a 3,000-word BuzzFeed article criticised Rupi Kaur for positioning herself as the voice of South Asian immigrant women. Kaur’s eyes widen, and she allows herself a little laugh
Arvind Gupta retired from active work around four years ago and now lives in Chennai with his daughter. But his work has a new life, thanks to the interwebz. A few months ago, he got a mail from teachers in Germany who were teaching Syrian children in refugee camps.
Ditch the usual fare in Goa and get onboard an alternative food trail to really remember the beach town by.
In killing the spiritual core of the epic on which his film is based, Sanjay Leela Bhansali set up his movie, and its characters, all wrong.
Around the world with lit fests. The year has just begun and there is a whole list of literature festivals that beckon the true bibliophile, and we've short-listed five of our favourites for you.
When the language doesn’t play spoilsport, that is.
It is these stories of food linked with home that I often think, co-join the lives of so called modern immigrants of today’s world — people who move cities for work, thriving often in the isolated metropolises, where each of us are often abandoned creatures without the comfort of the taste we inherit.