It’s how several species prompt their seeds to leave home and germinate
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Films, be they big or small in scale, what works across the board finally is attitude, vision and conviction
Hers was a life unfettered, with neither any obligation to another nor pausing to be questioned by the self or others
From unbiased political satires to a dig at scientific temper, a late self-taught cartoonist’s biting and unselfconscious works are on display at a Delhi exhibition
The difference in our make and that of our relatives in the wild is only about one per cent
In this special issue, we explore the lure of the homegrown holiday...
A writer in search of the nostalgic pineapple soufflé of his childhood in the Meghalayan capital returns with local lore and fresh food memories instead
In uncertain times, travelling into the well-worn pages of old favourites can be as rewarding — and unexpected — as sojourns into destinations old and new
In Kangra, where spirituality and culture converge, the scent of apple orchards wafts in the air and the Dhauladhar mountain range awaits seekers
There’s a harmony there, like no other, with Shaivaite, Vaishnavite and Jain sculptures finding their place in cavernous halls tiered above one another
From dense forests to plastic-free trails and pockets that preserve history
Here are this week's long reads!
Jangarh Singh Shyam brought folk art to the forefront of urban consciousness and established the Jangarh Kalam school of Gond art that continues to flourish. In the year that marks his 60th birth anniversary, the artist is at the centre of several celebrations of his talent and immense contribution to indigenous art. The story of his unique journey from a village in Madhya Pradesh to some of the finest art museums around the world
The period drama is replete with anachronisms, misplaced portrayal of the colonised and confused cultural references, but by casting two dark Dravidian female British-Tamil actors in leading roles, the Netflix show has done a better job than mainstream Tamil cinema
When nature’s evolutionary engineering department forgot to invent the wheel
Veteran Malayalam director KP Kumaran’s biopic celebrates the life and work of an exceptional poet and social reformer of the last century
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A nuanced language policy is helping craft a more empathetic and inclusive ecosystem at workplaces
Mrs Hashmi, who passed away on April 5, lives in the stories of her students' lives, having blessed so many with her peerless grace, dignity, and kindhearted tutelage
Bengaluru-based musician Ricky Kej on winning his second Grammy alongside his dream collaborator The Police drummer Stewart Copeland and being an environmental cheerleader
The Mumbai-based artist, 63, on finding courage to paint self-portraits, creating a shrine for actor Rajesh Khanna and his new exhibition in Delhi
In India, pet therapy may yet not be a legit line of treatment, but staring at birds outside a hospital-room window can be therapeutic
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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi would have turned 100 this year. From a little boy who ran away from home to becoming a voice that remains Hindustani classical singing’s gold standard, this is the story of his extraordinary journey