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An Affair To Remember: Bollywood’s Tryst With Romantic Love

An Affair To Remember: Bollywood’s Tryst With Romantic Love

12 January, 2022 Giridhar Jha

Bollywood’s tryst with romantic love has oscillated between the sublime and the ridiculous.

Covid Nightmare: Time Of The Living Dead

Covid Nightmare: Time Of The Living Dead

29 December, 2021 Jai Arjun Singh

How zombie films, or almost-zombie films, have dealt with apocalypse, social crisis and personal desolation


Where Comedy Is Not A Relief, But A Constant Build-Up Of Tension

Stand-up comedians, ‘two-nation theory’ and other stories that failed to tickle our funny bones

Cine-Maa And Pa: How Bollywood Embraced The Adoption Genre

Cine-Maa And Pa: How Bollywood Embraced The Adoption Genre

17 November, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Lost in a mela or left in the train? Indian cinema has reprised the same old story in different settings.


An Evening In Paris: How A Small-Town Girl Took The Fashion World By Storm

Vaishali Shadangule was an outsider in the fashion world. She made it her home.

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03 November, 2021

Stylopedia, 2021 Edition: Fashion’s New Dictionary

Gaurav Monga

Excerpts from A Fashion Dictionary, an experimental work-in-progress that looks at the nature of clothes, relying on the juxtaposition of sartorial research with a subjective and personal account of the author’s relationship with clothing.


03 November, 2021

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

Chinki Sinha

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


03 November, 2021

Not A Cakewalk: Models Reveal How Their World Changed With The Pandemic

Trisha Mukherjee

The pandemic closed doors. It also opened new ones. Three models speak about experiences amid Covid-19.


03 November, 2021

Style In Saharanpur: Mohammed Mazhar’s Journey From A UP Town

Mohammed Mazhar

A successful designer from a small town writes about his journey in the fashion industry and his team that made it possible.


03 November, 2021

Wanted | A 'Desi' Model For Fashion Education

Anuj Sharma

Design and fashion education in India needs to overhaul its basic principles, in line with the needs of its climes, culture and people.


02 November, 2021

Pictures And Words: Holding Truth To Power In An Unequal World

Amitava Kumar

In a world where the media often reproduces the propaganda of the powerful, art—including the art of the novel—must keep alive the truth about the times we live in.


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02 November, 2021

A Stitch In Time...How The Pandemic Changed The Fashion World

David Abraham

One of India’s leading designers looks into fashion’s mirror, as the world comes to terms with the twin threats of pandemic and climate crisis.


02 November, 2021

New Style Sheet: Fashion Industry Goes Online To Beat Covid Blues

Lachmi Deb Roy

Covid pandemic leaves fashion industry with no choice but to go digital, but hesitancy and uncertainty abound


28 October, 2021

How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

Chinki Sinha

Art is a form of thinking. In a world where ‘fake news’ dismantles ‘facts’, art is another way to uphold the storytelling that is journalism’s soul.


27 October, 2021

SRK Diary | DU Professor Who Starred As Shah Rukh Khan's 'Love Interest' 30 Years Ago

Simran Chadha

Simran Chadha, an associate professor in Delhi University, recalls the time she acted with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in a Doordarshan teleserial.


27 October, 2021

Kerala Art Exhibition Explores Hope And Despair In Post-Covid World

Thufail PT

‘Lokame Tharavadu’ contemporary art exhibition showcases works of known and unknown faces.


21 October, 2021

My Name Is Khan: The Face That Launched A Thousand Products

Priyadarshini Shanker

Behind SRK’s lover-boy image lies instability—sensitive to social, cultural and political change.


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21 October, 2021

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

Giridhar Jha

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

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Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

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

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Goa Election 2022: The Good, The Bad, And The Bizzare

Everyone’s having a party in Goa. From Mamata Banerjee to Arvind Kejriwal, political parties of all hues descend on the tiny state for Elections 2022.

Jan 31, 2022 Vivek Menezes

Who Am I: The Gender Bias In India’s Oral Storytelling

The epics have been used and abused over many patriarchal eras, their relevance convoluted to shove a regressive concoction down the throats of youngsters.

Jan 31, 2022 Koral Dasgupta

Kings of Good Times: A Political History Of Goa

Since its independence from Portuguese rule, the smallest Indian state of Goa has seen the rise and fall of several regional parties

Jan 31, 2022 Mayabhushan Nagvenkar

Total Eclipse Of The Heart

'This week I was traveling from Goa—and a fellow-traveler asked me if she can use mine...' Smita Nair, a journalist, recounts an incident to tell how gifts make their own journey

Jan 24, 2022 Smita Nair