On the obscured political legacy of the dancer Bulbul Chowdhury.
Alif Shahed | Nov 04, 2019
A novel of thresholds
‘Basanti’ and writing the New Woman in Odia literary culture
S Deepika | May 22, 2019
A short story
Rahad Abir | Jan 14, 2019
A West Bengali’s perspective of the Bangladeshi diaspora.
Garga Chatterjee | Oct 19, 2015
In search of a different truth
The Bauls of Bengal tread the line between cultural preservation and modernity.
Maitreyee B Chowdhury | Dec 11, 2014
Bengali theatre, then and now
What is wrong, and what is right, with the industry.
Amitava Nag | May 28, 2014
Tasher Desh says ‘bandh bhenge dao’
The recent film rendition of the play Tasher Desh offers a radically different take and is among many attempts to reinterpret Tagoreana.
Anuradha Sharma | Nov 20, 2013
Watching the detectives
Can Bengal’s enduring love affair with fictional detectives translate from the adda to the Indian big screen?
Anuradha Sengupta | Nov 08, 2013
The Sultanate’s return
Tracing the origins of Islamic Bangladesh.
Zeeshan Khan | Mar 12, 2012
Abhay Mohan Jha | Jul 01, 2011
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region