Anil Budur Lulla

Art & Culture
Adventures of the Select Seven

Curator Shaheen Merali brings together seven artists who use different media to expose the ugly truth of life.

17 June 2010
Art & Culture
Au Revoir?

India is finally getting to Pondicherry. Its quaint French character is being overrun by an urban Indian ethos.

10 June 2010
Real India
Out of Africa

A large number of African-Indians competed in sports to celebrate an African-American president’s first anniversary.

04 February 2010
‘I Owe No Apology to Anyone’

Author Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad takes on allegations of perversion in depicting Draupadi, and also reveals that his new work will revolve around Krishna’s wife, Satyabhama.

04 February 2010
Art & Culture
Disrobing Draupadi

A Telugu novel, honoured by the Sahitya Akademi, has both the literary community and Hindu rightwing worked up over its ‘pornographic’ depiction of Draupadi.

04 February 2010
Real India
An Unusual Undertaking

In Udupi, a 60-year-old does something pretty unique for an elderly widow: she performs the last rites for the dead.

07 January 2010
Art & Culture
The Legend of Talkad

They say this quaint little town by the Cauvery bears a curse upon it. Every year, tonnes of sand would blow in and bury the exquisite temples of the region. Exploring the myth behind the phenomenon

18 November 2009
Barcelona: 1; Ignorance: 0

A Spanish football club is running a school in Andhra Pradesh to educate children and spot sporting talent

23 June 2009
Clouds on the Horizon

The Indian infotech industry is under intense pricing pressure globally. It may even have to rethink its very business model

22 June 2009
Real India
Coffee, Tea, or Me

Sex workers in Mysore begin to run a restaurant. Everybody around, surprisingly, helps

12 June 2009


Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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