The Explorer: Kumail Hamid

Downtempo producer Kumail Hamid on his new album Links After two well received EP’s, Flashbulb Memories and Shift, 22-year-old Kumail Hamid is at it again. His most colourful and ambitious compilation till dat... Read More...

JNU: What Actually Happened

Harshit Agarwal, who posted the following message on Quora in response to the question was in JNU when the first clashes took place on 9th February I am a JNU student studying right now and also happen to be a... Read More...

JNU: Anti-Nationals or Free Thinkers?

I don’t want khoon ka tilak or goliyon ki aarti, I don’t want Afzal in every house either. All I want is a campus back to normalcy writes Violina Bohra, a resident at Jawaharlal Nehru University My father is t... Read More...

Harassed at Work? So What

The recent appointment of R.K. Pachauri as Vice President of TERI, despite allegations of sexual harassment, prove that India is not ready to stand up for its professional women There is a huge disconnect betw... Read More...

Tibet No More, No Less

As the Reclaim Tibet movement kicks off next week, Naina Sharma undertakes a field study of Mcleodganj and discovers the mutually exclusive relationship between politics and spirituality Even though India ha... Read More...

The General is a Lady

India has appointed the first woman Director General of its Paramilitary Forces When the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a Paramilitary Force that patrols India’s border with Nepal and Bhutan announced two years ag... Read More...

Band Pick – The Pilgrim

We had a conversation with Delhi band The Pilgrim. We talked about inspirations, fellow musicians and minimalism. From a jam band at SPA to winning the first ever battle of the bands in 2013 to working with th... Read More...

Freedom of Oppression

A university has no room for caste politics. But the centre insists. Universities are places of idealism. A safe, progressive environment for you to discover, debate, understand and eventually come to terms wi... Read More...

A Taste for Poison

The lucrative business that is cobra venom Lanky, sweaty and beady eyed. He is constantly twitching. With each new jerk, his gaunt body threatens to give away. Conscious of the stares his disco body is induci... Read More...

India’s Rising Ghetto Class

A day in the fragmented life of our unique urbanisation 42-year-old Ram Kumar is waiting for his wife to arrive at the Old Delhi Railway Station. Tired of standing in the small patch of sunlight escaping throu... Read More...

Netflix and Chill Anyone?

The entertainment portal has finally arrived in India. But will it change anything? The reigning king of all entertainment content—Netflix is finally here. And like all things international that arrive in In... Read More...

Hero, Every day

How a 24-year-old quit his IAS job to give free education 24-year-old Roman Saini quit his highly cushy and stable job in the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) to become a teacher. Ranked at number 18 in th... Read More...

Rise Of The Woman Consumer

Urban women want a career more than a family On a cold winter evening, 32-year-old Richa Mehta is making her way home from work when her phone rings. She shoves it into her bag and slumps deep into the auto se... Read More...

Unstoppable

Adele’s new album is a sum of her life experiences Three years ago, after winning a Grammy award for the Bond theme, Skyfall, Adele disappeared from the music scene. “Life happened,” she mulled in a recent int... Read More...