2017, the year of the laughing monkeys

Our little rock around the sun has certainly heated up in 2017 and it isn’t entirely global warming, writes Percy Bharucha There is a paragraph in The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco where two monks argue abou... Read More...

Move on Up

Divya Guha mingles with rappers in Shillong and discovers an environment of slow progress that has fermented rebellion. Ronny Sen photographs the restlessness. Andrew Lyndem, 25, is nocturnal and starts his da... Read More...

Africans of India

sbcltr explores The Sidi Project by Luke Duggleby on Africans that have lived in India for centuries Intrigued by scattered reports on the internet about people of African origin living in South Asia, British... Read More...

Superheroes in Delhi

sbcltr speaks to an artist confronting the calamity of pollution in Delhi through superheroes Thirty-eight-year-old Rajkamal Aich is a New Delhi based artist and graphic designer who moved to the city thirteen... Read More...

Diaries In Hindi Cinema

Pankaj Sachdeva, on the narrative significance a journal can play in a film and how Bollywood uses it Franz Kafka once wrote, “One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity ... Read More...

The Rape Of The Lock

Daanish Bin Nabi, writes on the mysterious attacks on women’s hair in Kashmir Braid chopping incidents continue to be reported from across the Kashmir valley and its peripheries for over a month now. A cabinet... Read More...

Sikhs Remember The 1984 Genocide

Srishti Bhardwaj photographs Indian Sikhs as she talks to them about the idea of religion, the genocide 33 years ago and what it means to them today Thirty three years ago, in the first week of November, more ... Read More...