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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.
Andy Warhol's archive of around 500 films, many of which have never been seen by the public, are to be digitised in a major new project undertaken by the Andy Warhol Museum with New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The project will allow the hundreds of films made by Warhol between 1963 and 1972 to be screened after the artist withdrew them from circulation over 40 years ago, but MoMA has warned the digitisation will take years to complete as the process is so delicate. Photographer shoots 'weird' sports For centuries, man has often sought to stave off boredom by inventing new sports. Some, of course, are more serious than others; for every closely contested football match, there's a camel race beginning somewhere. Sol Neelman has spent most of the last decade photographing "weird sports". Starting with roller derby in Seattl
Parul Gupta masters space and time
Kanika Anand | 23rd Aug
‘ The mosque Noor Jehan created was never prayed in’
Payel Majumdar | 23rd Aug
Sherlocked: Benedict Cumberbatch & the rise of the cerebral protagonist
ADITYA MANI JHA | 23rd Aug
5 pre-historic sites that shaped India
Guardian20 | 16th Aug
'We won't win the next world Cup'Bejan Daruwalla, Astrologer Q. What are your predictions for the state of Indian democracy? A. I think we're in for...
Today’s magic is tomorrow’s science; in between is sci-fi
Payel Majumdar | 16th Aug
Ajachi Chakrabarti | 16th Aug
Al Capp, the famous American cartoonist, didn't have the highest opinion of abstract art. He called it the "product of the untalented, sold by the unp...
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?
If your first introduction to this band (and Julia's rasping-haunting vocals) was Big Jet ...
It's that time of the year again. As Independence Day draws closer, India's flag-waving, c...