Irom Will
Rini Barman

After nearly 14 years, a sessions court in Manipur finally agrees that Irom Sarmila Chanu isn't trying to kill herself, that her indefinite hunger strike against the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act is a legitimate form of peaceful protest. The Iron Lady may be free, but her struggle is far from over, says Rini Barman.

The must-read book on a Finnish island

It now seems like another lifetime. I was a correspondent with The Hindustan Times and within days of his joining as the Executive Editor of...

Sumana Roy
Free Verse
The tailoring of patriotism: The tricolour’s opposite

Being naturally curious, even self-indulgent, about the reincarnation of things, I have often spent national holidays speculating about the ...

Munish Dhiman

"I got so inclined to designing that it became an abiding passion for me which remains the warp and woof of my psyche."

Dolly Ahluwalia

Costume designer & actor

Acting might have added yet another National Award to her kitty (for assaying the role of Ayushmann ...

"The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist. "


The politics of populism or misplaced notions of polity?
Atul Dev

The AAP's dharna against the Delhi Police officers was termed unconstitutional by many. What is your view regarding this? A. Anyone going on a dharna...

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Payel Majumdar
Angus and Julia Stone
Angus and Julia Stone

If your first introduction to this band (and Julia's rasping-haunting vocals) was Big Jet ...

Dandaniya Apraadh

It's that time of the year again. As Independence Day draws closer, India's flag-waving, c...

Marcel Duchamp speaks about his work

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