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Mar 28, 2015 04:51 PM
At Vikalp Sangam, everyone has a story. Mari Marcel Thekaekara is impressed with the impact their ideas make on society. Hope in the midst of despair? Pick up any newspaper. The headlines shout corruption, scams, war, the horrific ISIS beheadings, Boko
Mar 28, 2015 04:42 PM
With the legendary Gemini Colour Lab in Chennai shutting down recently, it is obvious that the arrival of digital cinema has marked the end of analog film processing. British philosopher Alan Watts said of change: “The only way to make sense out of
Mar 28, 2015 04:49 PM
Reflections on Shashi Kapoor, recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2014. I’m not getting into the whole “does he deserve it?” debate, but the news about the Phalke filled me with a vague kind of happiness. There’s always be
Mar 28, 2015 04:09 PM
The Alley Galli Biennale transformed Mumbai’s largest slum into a serious arts destination. Vandana Kori steps in front of a small room within a municipal hospital to address a handful of journalists. Her installation — a life-size sculpture
Mar 28, 2015 03:56 PM
Celebrated photographer Sunil Janah’s vintage prints offer rare insights into Indian history and people. The writer views his vast oeuvre at a show curated by Ram Rahman. To call it a delightful slice of history would be an understatement because
Mar 28, 2015 04:37 PM
Why a dream school project remains a mirage… Poverty is often blamed for the lack of literacy among the marginalised. Poverty is only one part of the problem. Every poor tribal or Dalit wants to educate his or her child but what is stopping them? C
Mar 28, 2015 04:30 PM
…for reminding us of a forgotten bill and a cosmetic that we ought to forget. Many women in India are really mad and irritated with Sharad Yadav. The Rajya Sabha MP, who belongs to the Janata Dal (United), thinks nothing of drawing comparisons betw
Mar 28, 2015 04:18 PM
How does one pick and choose how much ‘social’ one can handle in the age of social media? Ashes to ashes, dust to dust; if Facebook doesn’t catch you, Twitter must.Sartre, you lucky dog, sitting alone in the happily ever-after, if you w
Mar 28, 2015 04:04 PM
Actor and playwright Mohammad Ali Baig talks about revitalising Hyderabad’s culture and heritage through his theatre foundation. A dramatic change occurred when advertising whiz Mohammad Ali Baig decided to switch careers and return to theatre. The
Mar 28, 2015 03:37 PM
Celebrity beauty expert Dr. Jamuna Pai discusses skin, aging, and her latest book No One Has To know. Dr. Jamuna Pai’s philosophies of beautification are as refreshing as her facials. She will tell you to ‘Embrace yourself!’ and that &
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