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Apr 30, 2015 05:55 PM
All European libraries have descriptive catalogues. But not all manuscript collections in India have descriptive catalogues… When Francis Napier wanted to write a biography of his famous ancestor, John Napier, 8th Laird of Merchistoun, who invente
Apr 30, 2015 04:51 PM
Satyajit Ray needs no introduction. But not many knew about his musical side, writes Ranjan Das Gupta. From scripting, sketching his characters, designing costume to directing and composing background scores, Satyajit Ray mastered them all. He earned th
Apr 30, 2015 07:53 PM
Nakul Singh Sawhney’s “Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai" is a compelling document of how vested interests sowed hatred for a rich harvest of votes in some villages of Western Uttar Pradesh, says Anuj Kumar The national media might have forgotten the
May 6, 2015 08:19 PM
Shanthini Arunagiri is a devoted Bharatanatyam teacher of exemplary talent and outstanding compassion. Her love for her students and the dance form has seen the Madurai Natya Kalalaya, founded by her three decades ago grow into one of the largest and most
May 6, 2015 07:56 PM
Venu Vasudevan’s abrupt transfer from the post of National Museum’s Director-General raises questions about the government’s approach towards culture These are, for sure, not so achhe din for the world of culture in India. Sample this:
May 6, 2015 07:54 AM
The Sankhya philosophy holds that the Prakriti comprising the three gunas is the basis of the entire range of creation. Krishna analyses human nature and shows how the three gunas determine the nature of karma done by people, pointed out Sri Goda Venkatesw
May 5, 2015 06:09 PM
Artiste: Blackstratblues Album:The Universe Has a Strange Sense of Humour For anyone who has witnessed the wizardry of Mumbai guitarist Warren Mendonsa live, whether it’s his work with film composer Amit Trivedi or with alternative rock band Zero (
May 5, 2015 06:02 PM
Adithya Srinivasan, one of India’s youngest ghazal singers, talks about his sonic exploits at home and abroad. Not a lot of people can claim to be famous at 22. But Bengaluru-based independent singer-songwriter Adithya Srinivasan can lay stake to
May 5, 2015 07:35 AM
It is believed that the divine mother is always with the Lord and together they are ever engaged in the act of protecting the erring jivatmas. The Lord is a stern dispenser of justice but the divine mother is the very embodiment of compassion towards all b
May 4, 2015 03:21 AM
Works of art kept in government safe houses are not the only ones facing neglect at the hands of the keepers, those installed at public places seem to share a similar plight. As reported recently in the media, artist Balan Nambiar had to face the destru
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