Sohini Chattopadhyay

The Shape of Her

The story of a young couple, both of whom were sexually abused as children

20 January 2011
The Trouble with Sex

The most recent winner of the bad sex writing prize, Rowan Somerville, on the noun problem that plagues the art

20 January 2011
True Life
The Dancing Engineer

A self-taught dancer, Harihar Dash is the boy you can’t take your eyes off in a jazzy new TV commercial. Open traces the unreal career graph of the engineer from Behrampore

23 December 2010
Art & Culture
Vernacular Mosaic

An ambitious project, using unconventional methods of selection, revisits an exciting range of India’s traditional art forms.

04 December 2010

The moustache, that original marker of male vanity, has made a comeback. Even a cursory look at Bollywood’s Mo Bros will confirm this.

22 November 2010
Art & Culture
View from Down Under

Even as Australia faces the heat over racist attacks, four photojournalists from the country present their picture of South Asia.

23 June 2010

Indians may not have warmed up to this Hrithik-starrer, but it’s weaved magic in the West. They love Kites, and adore its ‘dashing hero’.

03 June 2010
The Man Who Never Slept

Stieg Larsson’s biographer reveals the formidable journalist behind the man who wrote the crime thriller of the millennium, and the children’s book character which inspired the sketch of the girl with the dragon tattoo.

13 May 2010
Stock Home of Murder

The Swedes actually have crime writing workshops teaching the rules of a good murder. And they’re coming to India to pass on some tips.

15 April 2010
Art & Culture
Kashmir and the Artist

At the start of yet another fierce, heartless summer in Delhi, comes the enigmatically titled exhibition, Snow, on Kashmir.

08 April 2010


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MJ Akbar

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Ram Madhav

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