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Avantika Bhuyan

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Art & Culture
Artists United

The ten-day-long Delhi International Arts Festival extravaganza kicked off with some special acts by international artists.

16 December 2010
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Living
Now Will You Marry Me?

For those who cannot come up with a clever way to pop the big question, there are proposal planners at hand.

09 December 2010
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Art & Culture
Question of Identity

In a critique of India’s unique identity card project, a group of artists offers alternative paradigms of individual recognition.

25 November 2010
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Books
Bar Code

Sonia Faleiro’s ‘Beautiful Thing’ is a vivid narrative of Mumbai’s bar dancers and how the ban of 2005 imperilled their livelihood.

20 November 2010
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Real India
Green Meat Eaters

68 km from Bangalore, a bunch of nature lovers discovers two rare species of carnivorous plants

11 November 2010
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Art & Culture
Classical Gypsy

Francesca Cassio performs at the intersection of Western and Indian classical music. It’s a harmonious blend

10 November 2010
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True Life
Hiroshima’s Child

Growing up, Miyuki Kamimura didn’t hear stories of gnomes and fairies. His was a childhood with tales of people with half-faces and burnt skin. We learn of life in the shadow of Hiroshima

10 November 2010
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Living
Save What You Savour

The uniquely spicy flavours of Mudaliar food are in danger of being lost to future generations. Thankfully, some cuisine conservationists are at hand

09 November 2010
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Art & Culture
Dancing Poles

Stealing the show is becoming something of a habit with this young Polish troupe. Rajasthan loved them too

03 November 2010
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Art & Culture
Songs on Their Last Breath

Rajasthan’s folk music might be endangered, but its causes are ever relevant: caste and women’s empowerment

28 October 2010

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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