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Artists' Diary: Partners In Art

Artists' Diary: Partners In Art

21 February, 2022 Moonis Ijlal

Into the world of Moonis and Baaraan Ilal

Artist's Diary | How An Indian Artist Is Preserving Her Childhood Memories Through Her Craft

Artist's Diary | How An Indian Artist Is Preserving Her Childhood Memories Through Her Craft

14 February, 2022 Mee Jey

As my motherhood is progressing, my childhood memories are acquiring new meanings in light of the current discourses of art, gender and immigrant identities, writes Mee Jey, an Indian immigrant artist based in St. Louis

Identity Diary: Loss And Longing In Goa

An artist recalls the good ol’ days and laments the changes in her homeland

Mother’s Diary: A Naga Poet Recalls Her Schooldays Under The Shadow Of The Gun

Mother’s Diary: A Naga Poet Recalls Her Schooldays Under The Shadow Of The Gun

31 January, 2022 T. Keditsu

Gut-wrenching memories of being molested by soldiers in Nagaland under AFSPA

Diary | Love In College: Jab We Met, And It Was Magic

To be a college student in love in a small town presented its own set of problems. Not the least of all is the sheer lack of any privacy in a small place where everybody seemed to know everyone.

17 January, 2022

Magazine Diary | The Printed Word Is Still The King In A World Of Digital Drama

Satish Padmanabhan

The internet has certainly liberated news. But it negates the training of a correspondent, the endless discussion in news meetings, the polishing of copy and fact-checking by the desk.

03 January, 2022

Mon Diary | Life, Love And Longing: Stories From India’s Frontier

H. Kemya Yanlem

It’s a blessing in disguise to be born as a daughter in the land of brave warriors, especially in this era when we are witnessing constant changes in society

27 December, 2021

Street Diary | A Rickshaw-puller’s Take On Life And Lockdown

Shamsher Ansari

'No government schemes have reached me, but whom to complain about? I think it was not in my destiny to enjoy government schemes. I am destined to do hard work.'

20 December, 2021

Pollution Diary | Delhi's Black Everest And Why It Is A Mighty Curse To Children

Mehjabi Khatoon

There is no sight of the Swachh Bharat Mission and children of Jahangirpuri are being denied fresh air to breathe

13 December, 2021

Diary | I Want To Fly: The Unrealised Dreams Of An Ex-Banker And Mother

Kaveri Mishra

Kaveri Mishra, an ex-banker and a mother, turned into a full-time home-maker four years back. What holds her back every time she wants to return to her career?

06 December, 2021

Of Protests, Heart Attack And Success: 74-Year-Old Farmer Recalls Her Journey From Amritsar To Singhu

Jasbir Kaur

A 74-year-old woman from Amritsar narrates how she braved social prejudice, bitter cold and a heart attack to stay put at Singhu border with other protestors.


29 November, 2021

Diary | Under Water: A Chennai Resident Tries To Make Sense Of The Deluge

G.C. Shekhar

Chennai residents thought that hell and high water would not revisit them, but it happened again this November. No lessons learnt from 2015?

22 November, 2021

Diary | 'Udham Singh' Is An Emotional Journey: Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal

Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal says when he got the role in 'Udham Singh', he was aware who was Sardar Udham Singh, but his journey and emotional aspect was a revelation to him.

15 November, 2021

Tawang Diary: Memories, Mystic Monks And Misty Mountains

Priyadarshini Sen

Tawang, home to the Monpa tribe whose paper-making tradition goes back 1,000 years, is being heavily built up today. Can this little hill-town save its heritage?

08 November, 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.

01 November, 2021

A Writer-Researcher Fondly Recalls The Time When The Printed Word Was The Gospel Truth

Sudhirendar Sharma

Vying for a share of the emerging readership, competition among publishing houses led to a variety of magazines on offer, writes Sudhirendar Sharma in her Nostalgia Diary.

25 October, 2021

A Quirky Take On Chennai….And What Woke Folks Say

Geeta Doctor

Geeta Doctor, a Chennai-based writer and critic, writes a diary on Chennai, the Covid pandemic and the wokabulary for Woke Folks.


18 October, 2021

Actor’s Diary

Konkona Sen

I never wanted to be an actor. Though I was always told that I am a good actress, I never took anybody seriously. Somehow, it happened to me and eventually I accepted it.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

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.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love