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Saluting Akbar Padamsee, an artist and a beautiful mind

It was with a tentative sense of bravado that I had approached Akbar Padamsee, supremo artist, for the use of one of his brilliant metascapes – as the backdrop of a thea...

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This Mercurial Man Amit Khanna: Man of 2020

I send him a list of questions by mail and request him to take his time to answer them and I also added to my note, that it’ll be great if I am able to publish this piec...

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KASHISH 2020 Poster Contest is now inviting entries

India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks will select winner 11th edition of South Asia's biggest film festival to be held from May 20-24, 2020. The 11th edition of KASH...

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All that’s wrong with the discourse surrounding Rape

In the aftermath of the brutal rape and murder of a Hyderabad Vet and the encounter of the accused that followed, there has come to the fore another flawed discourse about rap...

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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—could be said to be the Indian equivalent of bitch.  But the origins of the chudail (...

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Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organization. But it so happens that advancement of thought leads many to discard these for on...

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Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds amidst the splendour of the Raj era in the princely State of Patiala, and culminates in t...

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Fighting Time & Tide

A Better Man is the fifteenth book in the Armand Gamache series by Louise Penny, readable as much for the setting of the novels, as for the crimes committed and solved. Three...

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Conversations with Aditiya Singh’s Canvas’

“I don’t paint music, I paint noise, I don’t paint for aesthetic appeal, I paint to reveal my reality”, said Aditiya to me when I asked him to tell me ...

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Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Vinod Pande

We think we know them well. However, when you venture out to ask them questions you thought you had all the answers for, like I did, you discover depths that are yet unvisited...

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Saluting Akbar Padamsee, an artist and a beautiful mind

It was with a tentative sense of bravado that I had approached Akbar Padamsee, supremo a...

January 7 2020

This Mercurial Man Amit Khanna: Man of 2020

I send him a list of questions by mail and request him to take his time to answer them a...

January 1 2020

KASHISH 2020 Poster Contest is now inviting entries

India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks will select winner 11th edition of South ...

December 11 2019