We are at a juncture where it is possible to think of a ‘clean India’ without looking at the issue of urban sewage workers who clean the society’s filth.
In many everyday contexts, the accusation of ‘hurt religious sentiments’ does not apply to artistic expression.
The Kashmiri artist’s recent work is layered by a loss that is both personal and collective.
In a wide-ranging interview, the iconic TV journalist discusses his recent decision to urge the profession to break the mould of an anchor as an image of distraction and incitement.
‘A mature cartooning tradition implies a discerning readership which is sure to summarily reject cartoons such as the one by Bill Leak’.
When unchanging ideas of empire are veiled in the rhetoric of changing climate, it is up to the reflective artist to puncture the myth.
An interview with the well-known political cartoonist, E.P. Unny, who points to a new challenge in the time of faith-packaged politics: How do you do a cartoon that demolishes the politics without any collateral damage to faith, which might mean a great deal to the best of readers?
Can the Sahitya Akademi be pushed to take that one step across the lakshman rekha which it has not taken until now – to prove they are separate from the state and can take an oppositional position when they see an arm of the state doing wrong?
Touched by Gandhi’s genius, Toofan Rafai journeyed from poverty to worldwide acclaim as a painter and master of vegetable dyes. To mark a year of his passing, we bring you a rare, unpublished interview of the guru marked by his infectious cheer.
To not have your patriotism questioned, you have to be fortunate enough to be born into the majority community.
Excerpts from an interview with former secretary of the Planning Commission N.C. Saxena on what we ought to really take away from the recently released religion data from the 2011 Census.
Samaddar’s thesis that care must extend beyond individual and family to state and society is extremely significant for there will be a considerable percentage of older people suffering from various forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s.