I was going to pay money to feel terrified for 11 seconds but I knew, from the moment I booked my tickets to New Zealand, that I was going to do it.
Lots of people, my grandmother included, fast on a regular basis; one day would be simple. Or so I thought...
Mourn not yet the death of bookshops and literature—a Norwegian writer, now living in Sweden, is a surprising, relieving phenomenon that is sweeping the world.
Does 'authenticity' lie in the object of an experience or in the subject having the experience? Who is qualified to give an 'authentic' description of a place?
Maybe Bandra changed or maybe I changed or, more likely, we both changed and are now being forced to reconfigure our relationship.
There were two things that really stood out for me. The first, all over Punjab, was the lack of women in public. The second was the music. Music is everywhere. Punjab definitely moves to a beat.
One that is somehow not accessible to someone who happens to visit only places such as Jaipur, Agra, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Goa, Kerala...?
Last week when Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize, it was more than just a writer I admire winning the prize.
India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the media at Vijay Chowk during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
A student undergoes thermal screening before entering an examination centre to appear in the CBSE 12th Board Exams 2022 for Term 1, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.