Kamla Bhasin was accepted as a woman with a special mission, by men and women together, not only in her country but across South Asia.
Gail Omvedt kept her allegiance with Dalits, Adivasis and the rural working classes till the end
Doing tragedy so immersively that he needed a shrink, learning the sitar from Ustad Vilayat Khan for six months just to shoot a song…there was method behind Dilip Kumar’s aura.
Rarely has a marriage been so tragically entwined with politics. Prison, calumny…they faced it all. But history was unkind. Gouri Amma, mostly in her own words, about her 'TV'.
Ajit Singh was a bit of an enigma—a computer engineer taking over the legacy of a revered farmer leader. He prospered, but the legacy withered…till a last flicker.
Ved plunged headlong into life, determined to experience all it had to offer
Maradona! An Englishman, still bitter over that blend of magic and sleight of hand at Azteca, offers a tribute to the flawed genius.
Poet, artist, playwright, editor...there was a manyness to Soumitra as a creative mind. And a depth of feeling. Both flowed into his roles on screen.
The batting master was a true-bred Australian who made grit his middle name
A humble genius, SPB’s golden voice transcended languages and generations
Barring a few years, Pranabji strode the heights of polity with imperious authority for decades
Shrewd, patient and astute, today’s leaders can draw many lessons from Pranabda’s life
Jasraj was one of the early popularisers of Hindustani classical, his voice timbrally pleasing and rich, but ductile enough to be drawn into thin filigree
His self-deprecatory movies about middle-class society trod the fine line between popular and art house cinema
Such was Chuni Goswami's athletic ability that Sir Garfield Sobers had mentioned his electrifying speed in his autobiography, remembers football star and coach Subhash Bhowmick
Nagarkar’s long-necked grazing on the fields of literature, films, food and his gift for friendship
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
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.
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.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.