Lhendup G Bhutia

Art & Culture
With Cinema Halls All Abuzz

The sensational success of a strange movie that has a man reincarnated as a housefly

14 October 2012
Art & Culture
Or Else, Oblivion

An effort to preserve those quaint letters on old signboards of shops as part of the country’s street heritage

04 October 2012
Art & Culture
India’ First Art Nursery

As India’s most iconic art gallery turns 60, the story of how it shaped and reshaped Indian art

04 October 2012
Art & Culture
Eavesdropping on the Akhtars

How the hilarious father-son gag on radio came to be

30 September 2012
Real India
Where the Streets Have Too Many Names

A controversial bid to rename a road after Jagjit Singh has a funny twist

30 September 2012
Art & Culture
Mahesh Bhatt’s Razzmatazz

From parallel cinema to a smutfest in 30 years, what happened to this one-time auteur?

21 September 2012
An Appointment with the Sexpert

Mahinder Watsa is a rage in Mumbai. Lemon drops for contraception or PVC-pipe penises, the 88-year-old doctor has answers for anything you ever wanted to know about sex but were too busy laughing to ask

14 September 2012
The Scientologists of India

Evil cult or misunderstood religion, Scientology is slowly finding followers in India

30 August 2012
The Leopard in My Backyard

Where close encounters with creatures of the wild are disturbingly common

24 August 2012
Mizoram’s Wild Flower

The amazing story of the four-year-old who went missing in a jungle and returned 38 years later

19 August 2012


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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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