Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Drawing up the capital: Nehru’s impact on modern Indian architecture

November 15, 2015 12:00:58 am

On Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary year, photographer Ram Rahman weaves an architectural narrative around Delhi, a city rooted in tradition but one that looked to the future.

We had much more freedom, there was nothing to lose: Arpita Singh

November 15, 2015 12:00:54 am

Artist Arpita Singh on her new solo, the constant changes in her oeuvre and being inspired by an empty box of Brooke Bond Red Label tea.

Equestrian Charm

November 10, 2015 12:15:03 am

The Hermès Horse exhibition offers a peek at the century-old history and culture of the French brand through its first-ever client — the horse.

Touching Bass

November 10, 2015 12:00:15 am

Yossi Fine, one of the world’s foremost bassists, on playing at the Jodhpur RIFF, discovering his Indian roots, and being called ‘the Jimi Hendrix of bass guitar’

Travel writer couple at Literati 2015 — Chandigarh Tourism needs to look beyond Le Corbusier: The Gantzers

November 9, 2015 1:53:06 am

The Gantzers are a sprightly couple with wheels on their heels, visiting places both national and international and writing about their experiences.

Band, Baaja, Bloodshed

November 9, 2015 12:10:47 am

New play Seekh Kabab revisits the 1984 massacre — with a mashup of stand-up comedy, sex jokes and peppy music.

Stories from the Frontline

November 9, 2015 12:03:38 am

Two photographers brought the human side of Palestine into focus at the Delhi Photo Festival

Hollywood wants me to make a certain kind of movie: Ava DuVernay

November 9, 2015 12:00:06 am

Director Ava DuVernay, who headed the recent Mumbai Film Festival’s International Competition jury, talks about ‘women of colour’ in filmmaking.

Not Just Ramnagar and Sitapur: Tracking Ram’s journey

November 8, 2015 1:00:54 am

Ram’s journey from Ayodhya to Rameshwaram and beyond.

Our many Ramayanas: India’s leaders have reimagined Ram according to their political ideology

November 8, 2015 1:00:48 am

A militant god or one who never steps out of the circle of rules? An upholder of caste or the ideal king?

Our many Ramayanas: Writer Subhadra Sengupta on the Ramayana trail and its many offerings

November 8, 2015 1:00:11 am

Every place that is said to have been blessed by the presence of Ram finds its place in the pilgrimage circuit in India.

Our many Ramayanas: Feminist writer Sarah Joseph and her son Vinaykumar KJ retell the epic

November 8, 2015 1:00:10 am

While Joseph looks at the Ramayana from a subaltern perspective, her son’s retellings are an “internal exploration”.