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In Memoriam: Goodbye Lata Mangeshkar

In Memoriam: Goodbye Lata Mangeshkar

21 February, 2022 Giridhar Jha

A tribute to the inspiring artiste that was Lata Mangeshkar

Kamla Bhasin’s Slogans And Songs Of Gender Equality Will Continue To Inspire Activists

Kamla Bhasin’s Slogans And Songs Of Gender Equality Will Continue To Inspire Activists

11 October, 2021 Savita Singh

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.


The Omvedt Code

Gail Omvedt kept her allegiance with Dalits, Adivasis and the rural working classes till the end

Actor-e-Azam: Meghnad Desai’s Tribute To Dilip Kumar, The King Of Indian Cinema

Actor-e-Azam: Meghnad Desai’s Tribute To Dilip Kumar, The King Of Indian Cinema

19 July, 2021 Meghnad Desai

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.


And They Loved Dearly

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'.

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24 May, 2021

The Techie Who Led Jats

Outlook Bureau

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.


25 January, 2021

The All-Seeing Recorder

Suresh Menon

Ved plunged headlong into life, determined to experience all it had to offer


14 December, 2020

Hand Of God, Feet Of Clay

Dave Roberts

Maradona! An Englishman, still bitter over that blend of magic and sleight of hand at Azteca, offers a tribute to the flawed genius.


30 November, 2020

An Actor As A Trilogy

Samik Bandyopadhyay

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.


12 October, 2020

Victorian Ace

Nikhil Naz

The batting master was a true-bred Australian who made grit his middle name


12 October, 2020

Wrapt In Divine Velveteen

Subhasree Thanikachalam

A humble genius, SPB’s golden voice transcended languages and generations


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14 September, 2020

Colossus In Our Midst

K. Natwar Singh

Barring a few years, Pranabji strode the heights of polity with imperious authority for decades


14 September, 2020

Headman With Velvet Glove

Seshadri Chari

Shrewd, patient and astute, today’s leaders can draw many lessons from Pranabda’s life


31 August, 2020

Mewat In The Mirror

Sunil Menon

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


17 August, 2020

Dramatis Persona

Anuradha Kapur


22 June, 2020

Middling Perfection

Giridhar Jha

His self-deprecatory movies about middle-class society trod the fine line between popular and art house cinema


18 May, 2020

EXCLUSIVE | A Football Legend, A Cricketing Star. Yet Charismatic Chuni Goswami Was More Than The Sum

Subhash Bhowmick

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


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11 May, 2020

Saheb Supernova

Giridhar Jha


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.

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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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