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Self Indulgence to Self Discovery

Bhooma Sundararajan writes, that boredom and inaction sets in when one has a lot of empty time in hand and no anchor in life to commit that time usefully.  I faced such ...

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Let the music play on…

Musicians and singers share their stories about how they’re coping during lockdown, with Monarose Sheila Pereira. No gigs, no events, no mehfils, no shows and no releas...

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She loved Cinema: Pamela Rooks

Humra Quraishi revisits the life and times of Pamela Rooks. And, her films, Miss Beatty’s Children and Train to Pakistan. I had  met  Pamela  Rooks sever...

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The King of Rock n’ Roll: Elvis Presley

Monarose Sheila Pereira speaks to Elvis Presley’s Indian fans as they pay tribute to the King of Rock and Roll. Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977 at the age of...

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Ways of seeing Mumbai

A photo-essay by Megh Bhavsar on the city as perceived through the eye of his camera. Text Edited by: Khalid Mohamed Any highly-trained and accomplished photographer is more...

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Question of Homesickness

Even as the on-going COVID-19 pandemic affects the world, Anil Dixit writes on the bond among Indians employed in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and other cities in the Gulf countries. Pho...

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To the story I was born

Aparajita Krishna plunges into her rich past, where there is a paean to her left leaning parents who inhabited India’s recent political history This is a personal note ...

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Seema Kohli: From the canvas of her life and art

Aparajita Krishna deep dives to Seema Kohli’s work and brings to you her thoughts, which influence her art. “If you could say it in words, there would be no reaso...

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Shaheen Bagh and the Idea of India

This necessary collection comprises interviews with some of the brave women at the core of the protest; ground reports and photographs by journalists like Seema Mustafa, Seemi...

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Wedding Photography: In a state of limbo

Photographer Vatsal Shah, writes on the drastic downturn in the industry of professional photography in the time of the coronavirus. Right now, the series Indian Matchmaking ...

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Hollywood Heartbeat

Was it puppy love or a magnificent obsession? Khalid Mohamed writes of his dream women o...

September 24 2020

Avoidable: The 'ageism' bias

With all that is being written in the media these days about ageism, I should not (actua...

September 23 2020

Rewinding: Ustad Zakir Hussain

“I had interviewed Ustad Zakir Hussain, years ago in 1992; and he told me what mad...

September 22 2020