This week’s column examines some of the different ways mothers do work, from nannies to mommy bloggers to Beyoncé.
The cuts made by the Indian Censor Board amount to 53 seconds in total and excise crucial elements of the film – including two sex scenes.
The novelist who was refused his due credit managed to create his own niche and readership, proving wrong those who deny that one can earn a living writing Hindi literature.
Even as politicians fought battles for a united Maharashtra on the basis of linguistic identity, little magazines boldly translated poetry from all over the country
Several outlets have been critcised for revealing the name of the actor and ‘misreporting and sensationalising’ the incident.
Are the hauntings at Mussoorie and Landour just practical fictions amidst the solitude of the hills?
‘Witness/Kashmir 1986-2016’ features nine Kashmiri photographers from different eras, who have put together their version of the Kashmir they grew up.
Born into slavery and self-taught, Greenfield forced white critics across the US to re-examine their assumptions about the abilities of African-American singers.
Jackson Pollock’s art elicits a certain mental state from the viewer, which can be attributed to the fact that they are fractals.
Racist movements exploit the tensions between democracy and nationalism and use the crisis to its advantage, as evident in the US and in India.
Pakistan’s rich visual and poetic culture is expressed every day on walls, rickshaws and buses. As the country struggles to offer solace to its people, they carry its narratives and emotions.
A look at the signature practices of construction, agriculture and cuisine of Apatani, a prominent tribe of Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh.
Had Martin Scorsese probed his protagonist’s mindscape more, ‘Silence’ would have been a more complex, more complete film.
Barry Jenkins’s ‘Moonlight’ is the kind of world where forgetting and forgiving takes a lot of time, a lot of effort.
Mayawati has alleged that the media actively discriminates against her party, calling media organisations Brahmanical.
FTII says that Gurvinder Singh violated the shooting norms given to him, while Singh says this comes in the wake of his support of a suspended student.
The editor of the newspaper’s website must not be made a scapegoat for an illegal act that was committed by others more powerful than him
Hindered by climate, a dearth of funds and limited demand, Hem Chandra Goswami perseveres to keep the centuries old folk art form of mask making a living and thriving tradition.
British band Wild Beasts’ newest video for their song, ‘Alpha Female’ turns the spotlight on Bengaluru’s women skateboarding community.
This Valentine’s Day, N.D. Rajkumar provides a sober reminder of what love can mean to Dalits in a nation where transgressive love often results in death.
“If the NDMC is doing something like that on its own building, what will happen to the rest of Delhi?” asked the architect of the iconic building.
Sevanti Ninan, Vipul Mudgal and M.K. Venu on what lies behind recent spate of media sackings.
This week’s column looks at multiple interpretations of feminism and gender equality.
With her erudite and cosmopolitan Aligarh background, Salma became the perfect foil to her urbane but quiet husband Krishan Chandar
The cases will be registered under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code along with section 126A and B of the Representation of the People Act.
Yo-Yo Ma’s ‘Sing Me Home’ features tunes composed or arranged by different global artists as it examines the ever-changing idea of home.
The nomadic Changpas of Hanle Valley in Ladakh herd pashmina goats, live in high-altitude pasturelands and even retain old barter systems – but their ways of life are changing.
Originally released only on CDs, Mollywood is now popular in cinemas across western Uttar Pradesh.
In conversation with Anne Waldman on protest and poetry, non-competitive education and the relationship between written and the performed word.
The filmmaker takes the audience for granted, believing it will accept anything at face value.
A look at the lives of a few Muzaffarnagar riot victims living in a resettlement camp in Kairana.
In conversation with Bhuvanesh Komkali about what it means to be Kumar Gandharva’s grandson, why Skype isn’t the medium for teaching Hindustani Classical music and more.
The vicious cycle of corporate investments in the Indian media plays a major part in stifling the press.
From following the same accounts as Narendra Modi, it appears that his personal Twitter feed is filled with rancour and distortion.
Lost archives of the pioneering film studio Bombay Talkies have gone on display at an exhibition in Australia.
Both the India Art Fair and the Jaipur Literary Festival have expanded and developed at a time when there is a increasing appetite in India for what they offer, as well as growing international interest in India’s modern culture.
The attacks on creative expression and freedom of speech concern us all. Today it is films and books; tomorrow it could be journalism and much more.
For the Supreme Court, the question of interim stay on Tamil Nadu’s Jallikattu Amendment Act is still open.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s Public Editor Media coverage of the Budget in an earlier day had a certain ceremony of passage in the country’s news rooms. Editorial teams would sit in front of television sets with notepads and pens to jot down news points as the Union […]
The Jackie Chan-starrer is formulaic and predictable, and tries a little too hard to be funny.