Oct 16, 2014 04:29 PM
In the past decade, Mahmood Farooqui has reinvented Dastangoi, an ancient art of story- telling, for a modern audience Perhaps they wore colourful robes as they entered to perform. Or, may be their clothes were plain and only the words they uttered carr
Oct 16, 2014 05:17 PM
As Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi returns to the turnstiles with a political satire, the director known for his period sagas, talks about the contemporary politics and his ideological concerns One evening when journalist and writer Ram Kumar Singh came home
Oct 16, 2014 05:46 PM
He was a cult figure, an affirmed exponent of his art, sometimes excellent and sometimes average, but his fans loved him for what he was. The blink with a slight tilting of the head was a craze with the youngsters and left the girls swooning. They were mad
Oct 21, 2014 09:45 PM
Possession of a weapon is always a cause of danger, says Sita to Rama at the beginning of their sojourn in the Dandakaranya forest. In a lecture, Nannilam Sri V. Rajagopala Ganapadigal drew attention to the interesting exchange that takes place between Ram
Oct 21, 2014 06:39 PM
Srinivasa Ramanujam meets Uma, 42, who has been making adhirasams at The Grand Sweets and Snacks for 23 years now. There’s a heated contest going on inside a busy, sultry factory off OMR. Six ladies are feverishly trying to dish up some appetising
Oct 21, 2014 06:36 PM
How did the once-famous Aiyer Hall in Triplicane get its name? Why is it now locked and left to crumble? The new board outside the run-down double-storeyed building flashes the standard warning: Trespassers will be prosecuted. “You can't go in!&#82
Oct 21, 2014 03:21 AM
Rama spent 11 years in Dandakaranya forest in the company of the many rishis and sages seeking their blessings and following their austere way of life. Dandakaranya is described as a vast expanse of thick forests which is the home to the many rishis and sa
Oct 19, 2014 09:50 PM
In his Mummani Kovai, Vaishnavite Acharya Vedanta Desika talks of the auspicious qualities of the Supreme One. This world is like the little water bubbles that appear, when it rains. The water bubbles look pretty, but soon disappear. During the deluge, thi
Oct 19, 2014 07:55 PM
DJ and reggae artiste Apache Indian says when it comes to music, Bangalore is the place to be It didn’t just pour over the last weekend. Music lovers in the city experienced a different kind of downpour at Kingfisher Premium’s The Great India
Oct 19, 2014 07:27 PM
Meet Zena Colaco, who has fought against all odds to become an artist. She is having her first solo show in the city Where there is a will there is a way— that adage comes to mind when you meet Zena Colaco, a young artist from Mangalore. When she w
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