Trauma, sleepless nights and the memories of war continue to haunt Aleed, Nauiroz and their children as they struggle to make a life in Lisbon.
Why won’t the two candidates vying for the most influential policymaking post on the planet not engage in a debate on the science that impacts America on a daily basis?
“Our Army cannot be doubted or questioned or used for political gains,” channel staffers are told in an internal email.
People in the Valley are using graffiti to show their dissent, and as an arena where disagreements with the state play out.
The editor of the banned ‘Kashmir Reader’ says he was not even served advance notice about the closure.
A skilled artist, a voracious reader, a critic and a man for all seasons.
This week’s column looks at the different ways we talk about women and why we focus on the the particular things that we do.
The Confluence Festival of India has managed to stand apart through collaborations between Australian and Indian artists, hosting events at iconic venues and bringing in a professional production company.
On the brother-sister bond – and how to be open about love
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s Public Editor.
The Israeli president was fond of quoting Nissim Ezekiel’s poem in his public interactions.
Actor Tannishtha Chatterjee talks about India’s obsession with fair skin and how her skin tone was made fun of on a television show in the name of comedy.
The Hague: War crimes judges on Tuesday sentenced a former Islamist rebel who admitted wrecking holy shrines during Mali‘s 2012 conflict to nine years in prison, in the first such case to focus on the destruction of cultural heritage. During a brief trial at the International Criminal Court […]
He may have been resurrected as a writer by the judiciary and his own poetry, but the forced exile from his own land – the roots of his own writing – have long term consequences for the literature he now produces.
In January 2009, the journalist wrote an editorial saying that if he were killed, the government would be responsible.
The ‘thing’ for this week’s column is war – what nations expect from soldiers and the unexpected societal consequences of losing.
Most media coverage is Israeli-centric, so what most Indians pay attention to are India-Israel ties, not Palestinian lives. GAZA51 hopes to change that.
Maybe there is some hint of a psychological truth in Batman donning the suit after his parents’ death.
Caught in a state beyond language, the child victim is primordial to every representational moment in the writing of disaster or suffering.
The media is supposed to question those in power, not happily go along with the official narrative.
Ghoramara Island in the Ganga firth of West Bengal is slowly getting submerged by rising sea levels, forcing people to migrate in large numbers.
Humans have invented many technologies to survive better – spears, pots, calculators, even language. With language, however, the raw material used to fashion the technology is the human body itself.
The actors discuss the restrictions women face when they express their desire for love, sex, or things as simple as dressing up in a certain way. Director Leena Yadav, along with actors Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte and Surveen Chawla discuss “desire as a guilt-free choice for women” in regards […]
Visaranai, starring Dinesh Ravi, Anandhi and Aadukalam Murugadoss, deals with police brutality, corruption and loss of innocence in the face of injustice.
The MoD’s demand has no legal basis; no government body has the right to censor or screen news before it is published.
A new gallery at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts will showcase the master’s photographs of lifestyles of the rich and royal in British India.
If the Post’s editors believe Edward Snowden should accept criminal responsibility for his actions, shouldn’t they return the Pulitzer won by publicising what he leaked?
This week’s selection of arts and culture pieces from around the world focuses on the ways we make and also unravel different versions of ourselves.
Rising life expectancy and declining fertility in the country could pose drastic social and economic effects if they are not adequately addressed.
Veracruz (Mexico) is the most dangerous place in America for the news gatherers, with seventeen journalists killed and five gone missing in the last six years.
Auto-Tune was originally developed as a tool in the oil exploration industry, but now it’s widely used in pop music.
There is much to really celebrate, critique and understand, not just about M.S. herself but also history, society and, more significantly, ourselves.
Though she spent only a brief period doing films before becoming a full-time singer, acting propelled M.S. Subbulakshmi’s fame to the national stage.
Pink tries to convey an important message about sexual violence, but for those familiar with the discourse, it fails to make a mark.
By making Onam ‘Vamana Jayanthi’ – an upper caste Hindu festival – the BJP aspires to create a Hindu vote bank in Kerala and destabilise the state’s deep cultural coherence, unity and diversity.
The music of Hazarika defined and shaped the culture of Assam in some of its most crucial junctures.
Whatever the official state of the language, recent events at two literary institutions do not augur well for the future of writers.
A war hero and a philanthropist, or a bully and a misogynist – there are many versions of the enigmatic author.
On the eve of Kerala’s most important festival, the BJP president’s greeting has people in the state up in arms
In the relief camps after the riots, all the people had left were stories.