Bombay

Style and the city

Two writers explore the politics of fashion in Bombay and Delhi.

Celebrating chauvinism

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

| Feb 14, 2019

Anatomy of an obscenity trial

An unearthed file gives new insight into Saadat Hasan Manto and his short story ‘Bu’.

| Jul 01, 2013

Toddlers and all

When neighbours disapprove of a travel destination — that's where to take the family.

| Oct 01, 2011

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