A Day With Johan Harstad

Sonali Verma meets the best-selling author who was in New Delhi last week to participate in Long Nights of LiteratureS, a European Literature festival.    ... Read More...

Betting on Modest Fashion

The consumers of high-fashion no longer live in the West and the hijab is re-defining the rules of high fashion, writes Anusha Azees. This month, a moment of history was created at the New York Fashion Week wh... Read More...

PINK: Not a Film Review

Rohini Kejriwal writes about the uncomfortable questions and realities that Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's movie confronts and how it strengthened her resolve to live life on her own terms  I had the pleasure of wa... Read More...

Whose River Is It Anyway?

Arjita Singh gives a background to the Karnataka water crisis and explains how its roots lie in a mismanaged political problem that has existed for over 125 years. Thirteen years ago, economist S. Janakarajan ... Read More...

How to Survive an Acid Attack

Reshma Qureshi is determined to show the world that acid attack survivors are much more than mere victims of tragedy, Neha Pant reports. She was walking to take an exam with her sister Gulshan, when Gulshan's ... Read More...

No one’s heard of Krautrock

Dhananjai Sinha explains how the unknown subgenre is an alternative history of rock and roll music itself What the hell is Krautrock? No. It isn’t some sort of an exotic root that you can eat. It doesn’t h... Read More...

May Day Cafe: For the Love of Reading

Sonali Verma explores a one-of-a-kind left-wing bookstore in Delhi that has become a unique cultural space for idea exchanges and community involvement. Every rickshaw puller at the Shadipur metro station know... Read More...

The Beauty Myth

In a time where youth is a constant obsession, Paromita Bardoloi speaks to seven women above 30 on ageing and how accepting the natural process of life has made them value the gifts of time.  The market is flo... Read More...

Language of Consumption

Whether it is the elections, a religious festival or even something as personal as happiness, Deval Kartik explains how smart marketing lures people into becoming consumers. During a recent visit to London, st... Read More...

Life by Curfew

Daanish Bin Nabi, a journalist living in Kashmir recounts the last 51 days of horror in the valley as the curfew is finally lifted, only to be re-imposed again after fresh agitations break out. Hizb-ul-Mujahid... Read More...

Band Pick – Advaita

Sbcltr speaks to the Delhi-based popular fusion band Advaita on their remarkable journey as musicians “Amidst deep discussions on the meaning of life, hot cups of tea and some inspirational jamming - Advaita w... Read More...

Unfair and Lovely

Sonali Verma talks to photographer Arjun Kamath on his latest photo story, Color of our skin and how visual story-telling impacts people Dear Arjun, when I was born, I was considered to be like a foreign baby ... Read More...

How to Play Dungeons and Dragons

Neha Pant discovers the popular role-play game and its timeless appeal There is a reason we are all obsessed with the Netflix Original series, Stranger Things, which has just the right amount of early 1980s-19... Read More...

Dalits and Muslims March for Freedom

On the eve of the 69th Independence Day, Amit Kumar reports from Amreli, Gujarat, where Dalits and Muslims are rallying for independence from extreme Hindu right wing oppression Yusuf Ghaffar, a man in his 50s... Read More...