This week’s column looks at articles providing insight into the ongoing migrant crisis by focusing on conditions in Jordan, Greece, the US and Canada.
The international musician, about to go on a world tour, says she is all for fusion and collaboration with other artistes but not for its own sake.
Chuck Berry influenced generations of musicians, including the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, acting as a bridge between the blues and rock and roll
The exhibition is a culmination of a two-year long project in which six artists from India and five from Sri Lanka traveled together to Varanasi in India and Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.
Khat’s international reputation presented a particularly conflicting picture – it was legal in Britain, banned in the US, celebrated in Yemen and vilified in Saudi Arabia.
With the rise of obscurantist forces – both from the majority and the minority – India’s assimilative cultural traditions are at risk.
After Brexit, the UK could become a more attractive place for Muslim women than the rest of the EU.
Although the Rohingya community in Delhi worries about their families abroad, their day-to-day survival preoccupies them.
Before checking the facts, TV channels jumped all over the alleged ‘fatwa’ against the 16-year-old singer.
Ever since the series came out, Sandhya Ravishankar says she has been harassed by online trolls and on the phone, receiving multiple threats of violence.
India’s problem of mob violence is not restricted to a few rogue citizens. It stems from a culture of violence.
This week’s selection from the world of social science research.
Amid the blame-games that will likely begin in the wake of Rajini’s death, his writing should remind us of what we are most at danger of forgetting.
Not only has Muslim representation fallen dramatically, it is a third of what it should be in proportion to population.
An exhibition of photographs is a glimpse into the lives and looks of Indians who had moved to Britain in the 1950s and after.
As many as eight firemen have lost their lives in last four months while saving other people.
Jayamma Belliah, an Adivasi from Ananjihundi village in Karnataka, documents her life in a forest with a camera.
The decision by various TV channels to broadcast live an ongoing anti-terror operation on the last day of UP polling raises many questions about the intent of their coverage.
In the fifteenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about biased media coverage of elections and the central government’s much hyped ‘Smart Cities’ project.
The exhibition, which opens in Mumbai on Friday, features photographs from Taraporevala’s archive that were captured decades ago using analogue film cameras.
Unlike Bollywood, whose inebriated women always seem to end up dancing on top of bar tables, Kollywood’s women are always missing from TASMAC shops.
Hearing of a murder in an Indian hill station, Kipling discussed the case with Arthur Conan Doyle. Arguably, the case was passed on to Agatha Christie.
The channel’s new show with Reza Aslan, which premiered with an episode about a cannibalistic sect in UP, has drawn flak for being culturally offensive.
This week’s column looks at some of the different ways people think about hard work – in the US, in India, as white or blue-collar workers, as Dalit women – and the varying importance of it in their lives.
Basant is a season of happiness and hope, as is the raga Basant, the only raga to use all 12 notes of the scale.
The secrets to Meera’s mass success are the drop of universal truth in her books, her seemingly endless energy, her adventurous spirit as a writer, and her willingness to explore other places.
We often tend to trust a statement or an argument simply because it conforms to our already-held beliefs, regardless of the strength or weaknesses behind its rationale and the veracity of its claims.
Citizens of Bengaluru will have to brace themselves for more protests to save its green cover.
Artist Vivan Sundaram and cultural theorist Ashish Rajadhyaksha’s collaborative artwork exploring the 1946 Bombay Mutiny will be displayed at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, from March 17-25.
Rising incomes and smaller families are making urban India’s children the kings of their households.
His comments come in the backdrop of the ongoing tussle between RSS-affiliate ABVP and left-backed AISA supporters in the Delhi University and a raging debate over free speech and nationalism.
The CBFC has denied the film a certificate for “glorifying” homosexual relationships, “vulgarity”, depicting Hinduism in a “derogatory” fashion and for depicting a Muslim woman masturbating.
In conversation with contemporary dancer and choreographer Astad Deboo on his collaborations with performers from the Northeast, how he developed a style of his own and more.
The Sangh brigade is trying every tactic to silence any view that opposes its agenda.
Students and faculty members have said that the administration is not holding the required consultative processes and making decisions in a secretive manner.
‘The jurors were impressed with the amount of work put into her stories through travelling, collecting documentary evidence and cross-checking facts to give authenticity and a humane touch to them.”
Much before iPhones and YouTube, a gaudy machine on our railway platforms provided entertainment and information. It’s all but gone, but a fortuitous meeting makes Pallavi Aiyar’s childhood spring to life.
Researchers have done significant work to find out how music connects to our brains and how just a few notes can trigger specific responses among us.
More than a thousand students marched in north campus to protest against the recent violence by members and supporters of ABVP, the student wing of the BJP.
Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur has withdrawn from a protest march against campus violence and has decided to leave Delhi.