Assam’s Rampur village, surrounded by thick sal forests and vast paddy fields, has long been a symbol of the state’s rich rural tradition.
At the end of the journey, the passenger asked Byapari if he would be interested in writing his story, giving him a piece of paper with her name and address. The name on that piece of paper was Mahasweta Devi.
An English translation of Kannada writer Yashwant Chittal’s 1979 novel mirrors the faultlines in modern Indian society.
In the last decade, Henry Fraser was a promising rugby player working his way towards the English national team.
Standing in front of the massive photograph, Sushmita Rani’s mouth gaped open at the panoramic view of a fishing net being drawn from a trawler at sea.
A river barge turned into an artwork at the recently-concluded Serendipity Arts Festival explores the relationship between humans and nature
Two years after earning a master’s degree in management, Neha Juneja was making loads of money from derivatives trading when she saw a “great business opportunity” in an entirely different sector.
For a decade-and-a-half, Rocky Dawuni has been singing around the world, while campaigning for clean water, women’s empowerment and AIDS awareness.
Kiswell has been collecting Indian vinyl records since 1998 when he visited the country for the first time. As his collection grew, he began to sell his records. His price for an old Bollywood vinyl is over Rs 4,500.
Jaipur remains at the core of the show. The name is inspired by the old city’s plan that had nine squares. ‘Dot’ is the modern link, the fusion of the communities of designers and artisans, say the founders.
How boxing, politics and corruption come alive in a film, reveals Vineet Kumar Singh of Mukkabaaz, which had its world premiere at the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival
In recent years, Indian women directors have led the country at the Toronto film festival, telling stories that come from the heart of society
Mangad retells the spine-chilling tales of a rural community in the northern district of Kasargod in Kerala that paid the price of human greed and corruption.
Artist Sayed Haider Raza’s native town in Madhya Pradesh celebrated the life of its most famous son on the first anniversary of his death last week
A haphazard collection of articles on the social and ecological hazards facing the Andaman and Nicobar Islands does them no service
Nurses from southern India have been going to the Gulf countries to work for many decades now, earning praises and sobriquets like ‘Florence Nightingales of India’.
Gore chose the powerful platform of Cannes Film Festival to present the film, which is directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, and talks about the political challenges facing the climate crisis.
“This is the story of a girl who does things differently from other girls in her village,” Rima Das told the audience, as she stood onstage to introduce her film at the ongoing 70th Cannes Film Festival.
In a dark hall, Vincent van Gogh’s self-portrait suddenly pops up in HD, 4K quality on 17 giant LED screens placed around the viewer—the biggest screen is 52-feet-long and 18-feet-high.
India had big plans for the upcoming Cannes Film Festival that opens in the French Riviera town on May 17.
In 1980, the police in Bhagalpur, Bihar, shocked the world with news of their savage attacks on undertrials by pouring acid into their eyes to “purify them of their crimes.”
Love moderately, cautioned William Shakespeare. The Bard warned of consequences otherwise. The protagonists of KR Meera’s new novel, The Poison of Love, can vouch for that.
An important literary work that places the pain and suffering of transgenders in India in the mainstream discourse
Robert Twigger spent a long time in Cairo, mostly travelling the land of the Pharaohs and occasionally fighting with the local police.
THE IMAGE of a chair in India generally hints at an allegory of the search for political power. However, it may also reveal social history, as an exhibition at the ongoing Kochi-Muziris Biennale in Kerala reveals.
In a long narrative divided into three sections, detailing his journeys in the 1970s, 1980s and the 21st century, the author spins incredible tales to make his inevitable slips match the chaos and confusion around him
Chilean poet Raúl Zurita says he was shaken when he saw the image of a drowned Alan Kurdi lying face down on a beach in Turkey in September 2015. At the same time, he felt there was something missing.