Pussy Footing Around Punk

Pussy Riot has never been about music and it shouldn’t be mixed with it either. They’re your favourite protest group and rightly so, writes Jesus Jones. “Nothing more hateful than a punk band selling out”. “A... Read More...

One Indian Girl

Writer Paromita Bardoloi on reading Chetan Bhagat’s disappointing new novel. On an interview with Indu Mirani, Raveena Tandon called Mohra, a woman centric film. My mind flashed parts of the song ‘Tu cheez bad... Read More...

Triple Talaq and the Uniform Civil Code

With 59 per cent of divorced Indian Muslim women having gone through triple talaq, a practice outlawed in many Muslim majority nations, Muslim women’s rights cannot be ignored, writes Anusha Azees. In a paradox... Read More...

Coen Brothers: Essential Movies

The sbcltr movie list that will introduce you to the brilliant world of Coen brothers Get ready for a weekend binge that’ll blow your mind. Ever since news broke out two days ago, that the Coen Brothers (Joel ... Read More...

Photography: The Past is the Present

Ritam Sengupta accompanies photographer Twisha to a 100 year old photo studio and tries to comprehend how commercial studios might have encountered the transition from analog to digital As the demand for manic... Read More...

The Sbcltr Mixtape Volume 4

sbcltr recommends the indie music that should be on your playlist right now It’s a great feeling when you realise that your country has been producing music that is at par with some of the biggest names out th... Read More...

Who Is Durga?

Sinjini Sengupta tries to solve the mystery of the goddess and discovers herself in the process. The idol of Durga will come across as a strange paradox, unless your eyes are conditioned to step into a pa... 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...

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...

Photographs From Yesterday

On world photography day, sbcltr reviews Ronny Sen's latest series, Chronicles of an Old World Colour  29-year-old photographer Ronny Sen grew up in Calcutta, reading Soviet Literature and magazines that refle... Read More...

Dog without a bone

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tdO1s1pcfQ ‘Dog without a bone’ is the stage and recording name of singer-songwriter, Nihar Manwatkar. Currently based out of Delhi-NCR and having spent his time as... Read More...