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The Guerrilla Girls and other aliens land in Kochi

New Delhi, Dec. 15 -- The port city of Kochi welcomed aliens this week. The first female curator of India's largest biannual art event, Anita Dube, has climbed a very high watchtower indeed, seeking ... Read More


Kochi biennale attempts to make India 'a place beyond belief'

Kochi, Dec. 12 -- The text-based light sculpture, "A Place Beyond Belief", by Scottish artist Nathan Coley, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2007, refers to 9/11. The expression, however, w... Read More


Opinion | What is the first thing you do in the morning?

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- What is the first thing you do in the morning? Have you put much thought into it? What will you do first on the first morning of the first day of the new year? My admissions might... Read More


The sting of the unfinished book

New Delhi, Dec. 1 -- In a certain subset of social media, a recurring post is the Japanese word for something inefficiently described in the English language. These are words that have great Instagram... Read More


Opinion | Bibhu Mohapatra is 'Making in Odisha'

New Delhi, Nov. 17 -- Halfway through our conversation in the coffee shop of a Mumbai hotel lobby, designer Bibhu Mohapatra's eyes light up. He adjusts himself on his seat, and turns towards me. "When... Read More


About our Diwali Special

New Delhi, Nov. 3 -- Even the least of the traditionalists among us feel the need to do some tokenistic spring cleaning, decluttering, charity and gifting around Diwali. For our Diwali Special issue t... Read More


Watch, before you smile

New Delhi, Oct. 27 -- Over the past month, while frequenting a suburban Mumbai hospital to visit a relative, I have mastered the art of weaving in and out beyond the limited visiting hours. I've devel... Read More


Opinion | How #MeToo has enriched Indian vocabulary

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- I had agreed to dinner. I had agreed to drinks after dinner. I had even agreed to "Do you want to come home and be the first person to listen to the soundtrack of my movie?" Afte... Read More


Lights, camera, oestrogen!

New Delhi, Oct. 6 -- When they took a photo of the unit on the last day of filming Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar back in 1992, film-maker Farah Khan recounts that among the crew of roughly 75 men, there was ... Read More


The sanitary monologues

New Delhi, Sept. 22 -- For Tanvi Johri, the 27-year-old co-founder of a brand that offers premium biodegradable sanitary napkins, inspiration was personal. A chemistry honours student and MBA graduate... Read More