The Vanishing Queens

Sukhman Dhillon explores the Tharu tribe and their fast eroding culture in the face of modernity The Tharu people, literally translated to people of the forest, are an ethnic group indigenous to the southern ... Read More...

The Growing Culture of Protest

From Bengaluru to London, Vedant Vaishampayan, on the people who are speaking up against the majoritarian Indian government through #NotInMyName Sparks flew and we were silent. Promises were crushed and we sto... Read More...

Par Ek Din: Into the Lives of Musicians

Jaideep Varma’s latest documentary is an immersive one-of-a-kind look into the struggles of musicians who are genuinely in it for the love of their craft but unable to make it big owing to externalities, writes... Read More...

Mumbai On Screen: A Retrospective

Pranav Joshi on how the Visual Fabric of Urban Life in Bollywood has evolved with the city When films were first shown at Bombay’s erstwhile Watson Hotel on 7th July 1896, they contained soundless recordin... Read More...

The Desi Queen of American Hip Hop

Neha Pant on the Indian-American musician who often blends her Indian roots perfectly into hip-hop There is no stopping a woman who is unafraid to be herself and no one knows this better than 31-year-old, Svet... Read More...

Around the World On a Bamboo Bicycle

Tanushree Singh met up with Sievituo Chevy from Kohima, Nagaland who travelled to 25 countries across the world on a bamboo bicycle that he made himself Travel is a privilege that some exercise to induce envy ... Read More...

Ramazan in India

Suraaj Ajithakumar documents the paradox of abstinence and revelry during the month long period of fasting Every year in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims across the world celebrate Ramazan. Thi... Read More...

A New Independent Label, Azadi Records

Manan Kapoor on the new progressive, socially conscious record company which aims to give under-represented music communities a chance “So I've kinda sorta started a small record label along with reluctant Pun... Read More...

Love Story of A Gaurakshak

Hear Ankit Chadha tell a story about what it really means to be a Gaurakshak During his fellowship at the Sabramati Ashram, the word Gau-Raksha (Cow Protection) popped up as part of research. As Chadha, who i... Read More...

JNU Student Raps In Protest Of VC

Rahul Rajkhowa is protesting against the 80 per cent seat cut in M.Phil and PhD admissions Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, is no stranger to protests but 22-year-old, Rahul Rajkhowa has found a unique ... Read More...

Teaching Children To Say No to Abuse

Siddhant Mohan on how Shweta Goswami is fighting child sexual abuse by teaching children to say no Child sexual abuse can be a most traumatic experience, yet Indian society refuses to discuss or even acknowled... Read More...

OCTAVIO PAZ IN INDIA

Manan Kapoor, on the immense reality of India through the eyes of the Mexican writer and why it is relevant to re-look at ourselves through the vantage point of this outsider Nineteen years ago, Mexican author... Read More...