The Wall Of Kindness

Taking cue from the Iranian concept, an anonymous group in Gurugram is donating clothes, shoes and other basics of life to those in need, writes Alice Sharma. Niki, a twelve- year-old, was delighted to find a ... Read More...

Dragon Ball Z Energy Attacks For Real

sbcltr gives you a look into the world of Japanese schoolgirls performing superhuman energy attacks. The Japanese Dragon Ball Z fans are breaking the internet with a new photo trend that has them taking pictur... Read More...

Reviving The Art of Shadow Puppets

Alice Sharma meets the last surviving family of ancient puppeteers, struggling to revive the dying art from Kerala. “Ours is the only surviving troupe of shadow puppetry in Kerala,” says Vipin Pulavar, a p... Read More...

India’s Mood after Demonetisation

The Prime Minister might have banned high value currency of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 to catch the black money hoarders, but it is the common man that has been the worst hit. Harsimran Julka, reports from the bazaa... Read More...

Satire At Its Best: Angry Maushi

Alice Sharma speaks to Abhijit Kini, the creator of Angry Maushi—a boisterous gun-toting aunty who is fast gaining mass popularity in the country. This comic book heroine does not have luscious hair flying beh... Read More...

Reviving Urdu: Khwaab Tanha Collective

sbcltr speaks to Shiraz Hussain, the man who is single-handedly reviving the love for Urdu literature in the country Thirty-year-old, New Delhi based artist and teacher, Shiraz Hussain, has been trying to popu... Read More...

Technology is disrupting democracy

As citizen journalism, social media, search, big data, e-mails and WikiLeaks have taken over the election processes across the world, has technology taken away the integrity from the democratic process? Asks An... Read More...

The World’s Loneliest Pig

There is only one pig in all of Afghanistan and his name is Khanzir Khanzir, whose name literally translates into pig in Pashto, is the only pig in Afghanistan. He’s a celebrity who spends his days grazing in ... Read More...

Finding Najeeb Ahmad

As the search for Najeeb Ahmad continues and becomes increasingly politicised, sbcltr lists down a timeline of events that'll help you understand everything you need to know about the case Najeeb Ahmad, is a 2... Read More...

The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence

How soon will robots steal our jobs? Asks Neha Pant Ever since Wipro, one of India’s top software services company announced the launch of Holmes, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform in June, paranoid the... Read More...

A World Without Men

Alice Sharma on Elle magazine’s new campaign that looks at gender gap in the workspace by photoshopping men out of pictures to demonstrate how lonely and rare it is for women to be on top. What would the world... Read More...

Halloween Playlist

The sbcltr Halloween Monday playlist has songs that are actually disturbing, weird and spooky. Trigger warning, listen only if you dare. If Monday were a festival, it would definitely be Halloween, except that... Read More...

Reviving Letter Writing

A report by Mihika Jindal on how the Bengaluru based, The Indian Handwritten Letter Co. is bringing the age old, almost forgotten art back to life The postman knocks on the door, handing over a dusty brown env... Read More...

Murdering Elena Ferrante

Radhika Gulab writes on anonymity being an act of defiance and how Claudio Gatti is responsible for the death of the beloved author in his mean spirited attempt to assert masculine power. The last couple of we... Read More...