Culture

The death of a book bazaar

Delhi’s beautification drive comes at the cost of a historic Sunday book market. 

| Feb 05, 2020

Resurrecting a forgotten architect

Does the fictionalised retelling of Minnette de Silva’s story do justice to her life and work?

| Oct 07, 2019

Bigot makes me coffee

A short story

| Jun 07, 2019

A novel of thresholds

‘Basanti’ and writing the New Woman in Odia literary culture

| May 22, 2019

Scoping the bigger picture

A photography festival in Dhaka seeks new answers to the erosion of public freedoms.

| Apr 10, 2019

Everybody was Kondo tidying

Binge-watching, binge-cleaning, Netflix-style.

| Apr 01, 2019

Holes

A short story

| Mar 15, 2019

On Sernabatim beach

A short story.

| Feb 15, 2019

Celebrating chauvinism

The biopic on Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray is a cynical endorsement of violence.

| Feb 14, 2019

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