Advertisement
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chinki Sinha

Articles by Chinki Sinha

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

Jan 13, 2022 Chinki Sinha

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know...

Almanac Of Darkness: An Essay On Life And Love

Almanac Of Darkness: An Essay On Life And Love

Dec 30, 2021 Chinki Sinha

My apocalypse came in images—an abandoned horse, a body wrapped in plastic and the story of a professor who...

A Night At Cemetery: In Nagaland's Oting, Villagers Sang Christmas Songs To The Dead

A Night At Cemetery: In Nagaland's Oting, Villagers Sang Christmas Songs To The Dead

Dec 25, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Six coal miners were shot dead by security forces in an ambush in Nagaland's Oting on December 4 as they...

AFSPA: Memories And Mourning In Nagaland’s Cycle Of Violence

AFSPA: Memories And Mourning In Nagaland’s Cycle Of Violence

Dec 23, 2021 Chinki Sinha

In the killing fields of Nagaland, past and present provide a peek into the lives of long-suffering people...

Nagaland Civilian Killings: How Many Stories Do You Read On My Face

Nagaland Civilian Killings: How Many Stories Do You Read On My Face

Dec 17, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The protests that have been rocking the Blue Mountains of Nagaland since the December 4 massacre, don't even...

Poverty Porn: Making Heroes Out Of People Just Struggling To Survive

Poverty Porn: Making Heroes Out Of People Just Struggling To Survive

Dec 16, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The State has repeatedly failed the hard-working and resilient Biharis. The point of this Outlook issue is to...

'Welcome Home Our Beloved Brothers’:Oting Mourns After Nagaland Civilian Killings

'Welcome Home Our Beloved Brothers’:Oting Mourns After Nagaland Civilian Killings

Dec 15, 2021 Chinki Sinha

In Nagaland's Oting, the graves of the 13 men who were killed on December 4, bear the stories of their...

Our Starless Skies: Even Stars Are Unable To Break Layers Of Smog

Our Starless Skies: Even Stars Are Unable To Break Layers Of Smog

Dec 09, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The sky is infinite and there are millions of stars. But, in a city where smog hangs like a veil over us, the...

Songs Of Freedom & Redemption

Songs Of Freedom & Redemption

Dec 02, 2021 Chinki Sinha

In impoverished neighbourhoods across the world are the true heroes, the unsung stars of hip-hop.

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Nov 25, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s...

Transgenders In India Still Struggling For Right To Adopt Or Marry

Transgenders In India Still Struggling For Right To Adopt Or Marry

Nov 18, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Motherhood doesn’t require gender, say trans-people awaiting adoption law reforms.

Children’s Day: Two Poems To Revisit Old Fables

Children’s Day: Two Poems To Revisit Old Fables

Nov 14, 2021 Chinki Sinha

On this cheerful occasion of children's day, let's not miss the opportunity to revisit some characters from...

WATCH | Patna Diaries: Chhath Puja Traditions Over Time

WATCH | Patna Diaries: Chhath Puja Traditions Over Time

Nov 08, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Follow the diverse celebrations in Bihar where Chhath Puja - a composite culture, a shared festival and...

In Post-Pandemic World, Fashion Industry Needs To Be More Inclusive And Sensitive

In Post-Pandemic World, Fashion Industry Needs To Be More Inclusive And Sensitive

Nov 03, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The future of fashion lies in inclusivity, in being a message board for the times, in imperfect solidarities.

How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

Oct 28, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Art is a form of thinking. In a world where ‘fake news’ dismantles ‘facts’, art is another way to...

Love, Longing And Shah Rukh: Growing Up With DDLJ In The Time Of Mandal And Kamandal

Love, Longing And Shah Rukh: Growing Up With DDLJ In The Time Of Mandal And Kamandal

Oct 21, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Shah Rukh Khan called himself a peddler of love. That’s better than the pitches selling religion. Love is...

Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

Oct 21, 2021 Chinki Sinha ON Rashid Rana

Lahore-based artist Rashid Rana’s 2004 portrait of SRK, made of thousands of photos, was chosen as the...

Song Sung Blue: Aashiqui, Violin Man And Other Stories From Here And There

Song Sung Blue: Aashiqui, Violin Man And Other Stories From Here And There

Oct 07, 2021 Chinki Sinha

The past is a world before the pandemic, a place of happiness perhaps, of love, of togetherness. We want a...

The Goddess And Other Stories

The Goddess And Other Stories

Oct 06, 2021 Chinki Sinha

In 2017, I went to Patna to see the goddess. It was a return to a time when we would be up all night to see...

The Last  Act

The Last Act

Oct 05, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Of the many childhood memories, one is about a circus. I remember that the circus ground looked like a...