The Kenya Communication Authority’s new media regulations have raised worries about the government trying to control coverage of the polls.
Katha Kathan, a Mumbai-based storytelling group, aims to revive Indian literature through audio recordings and dramatised readings of literary works in their original languages.
A look at why the Hall of Nations and Nehru Pavilion in Pragati Maidan are historically and architecturally important.
The handloom weavers of Santipur in West Bengal have been pushed into a corner by powerlooms and declining incomes, with many leaving the looms while others are in constant debt.
The same clerics played an important role in spreading awareness about the police vaccine and making India polio free.
The Gandhi-Luthuli Salt March commemorates the beliefs and legacies of two leaders who believed in the principles of nonviolence and peace.
Architects and museums from across the world had written to the government asking that the buildings be preserved for their architectural importance.
A new report documents the ecological and social stresses caused by the rising number of pilgrims, but weakens its case by letting politics impinge on rigour
The lesson is this: abandon the idea that there is one way of describing a building and instead draw on the many sources that we use to evaluate culture generally to give a building its due respect.
Personal handwritten letters have long made the case that writing allows people to grow closer in ways conversation might not.
Nemr Abou Nassar fears making a joke about ISIS in the US as people wince, while in the middle east if he doesn’t joke when people die, he can never joke.
F.W. Stevens designed Victoria Terminus, now CST, and many iconic structures of Victorian-era Mumbai.
A baseline study conducted in seven districts of Uttar Pradesh shows the widespread prevalence of child marriages especially in disadvantaged communities, a practice that holds back girls from realising their full potential.
The tradition in Bengal was to not bring out weapons to intimidate others, for none will believe that Bhagawan Ramachandra ever did so.
With fake news proliferating on social media, journalists and news organisations in the US and Europe are collaborating to come up with a counter-strategy.
Despite a long-held tradition of marrying off girls once they turn 15, a tribal village in Maharashtra’s Palghar district has stopped the practice of child marriage for the past two years.
National Skill Development Corporation is joining hands with a Delhi-based think tank on culture to work out possible business models to bring traditional cultural skills into the job market.
More than one year since the Kolkata flyover collapse that killed 26, the criminal trial has not begun. The police are not speaking on the record. And the government is silent.
Indian movies are embracing the fact that real relationships can be messy because individuals are.
Plays written during the freedom movement highlight how the theatre community evolved creative stratagems to overcome political intolerance – something we could learn from today.
Expectations over ‘Defenders’ are high; they were much higher before the newest and last ‘defender’ of the quartet, the critically panned ‘Iron Fist’, arrived, derailing many things.
Dolezal’s problem is this: to choose one’s racial identity irrespective of inheritance is tantamount to an admission that race does not exist.
Without Arturo Di Modica’s Charging Bull, the Fearless Girl has nothing to be fearless to. Or about.
The film certification guidelines are abstract, vague and imprecise, leading to rampant erratic and subjective interpretations of scenes/language in a film amounting to unfair curtailment of the filmmakers’ freedom of expression.
Inspired by the personal experiences of filmmaker Rishi S. Bhilawadikar, ‘For Here or to Go?’ is a timely film exploring the struggles of H-1B visa holders in the US.
The album marked a major shift from the kind of music The Beatles had made until then.
How victims of four incidents of violence from four different decades ended up on the wrong side of the law.
Flood, famine, Partition, riots and the promise of land and jobs drove early migrants to the Sundarbans. Despite many hardships, they found a home there.
Dealing with the deceased is the everyday reality for those working at crematoriums.
The aim was to instigate hatred and violence against Muslims in India.
RSS and BJP activists in Kerala have found themselves in an awkward position.
Listen to Bihu songs – traditional and modern – that celebrate the non-vegetarian food habits of the Assamese.
An excerpt from Rahul Sankrityayan’s Tumhari Kshay, on why he thinks people must put humanity above religion.
“In such a short span of time,” gushed India Today, “several initiatives have been taken by UP CM Yogi Adityanath for the betterment of state and to end corruption.”
If Begum Jaan, or for that matter any movie on Partition made outside of Pakistan, can make the nation so vulnerable that it cannot even view the film before banning it, the country is certainly enveloped in insecurity and paranoia.
Student protesters argue that attempts by centre-left President Michelle Bachelet to improve quality and access to higher education have been insufficient.
In the world’s most overserved news market, Republic TV has many hurdles to cross once it goes live.
Instead of discussing how discontented people from specific Islamic sects resort to Islamist terrorism, counterterrorism scholars should move on to study the nature of violence itself.
The International Labour Organisation’s chief, Guy Ryder has urged governments and social partners to work together to build a world of work that leaves no one behind.
Saffiya Khan’s improbably calm stance – smiling, hands in pockets – in the face of a right extremist’s violent anger prompted Twitter users to dig up pictures of other women and girls rendering male anger impotent with their unfazed attitudes.