Subhra Mazumdar

Art & Culture
The North-South Mellifluence

Young exponents of Carnatic and Hindustani classical music are bringing the north and south a little closer with their collaborations

13 January 2011
Art & Culture
Children’s Days

No tantrums, no parental cajoling, no reprimanding. The Bookaroo fest was three days of fun, with stories, doodles and secret languages

09 December 2010
Art & Culture
Gandhi, the Untouchable

Artist J Nandakumar had his show cancelled because he dared to show Gandhi trampling on Dalit rights. He fights on

06 October 2010
Art & Culture
His Master’s Strings

As Pandit Ravi Shankar crosses 90, his disciple Subhendra Rao tells us how his guru groomed him for the world.

14 July 2010
Art & Culture
Tied to His Strings

As he turns 75, sitar player Pandit Debu Chaudhuri traces the evolution of his music.

09 June 2010
Art & Culture
Monumental Love

A Bollywood-style extravaganza based on the Taj Mahal, presented by India’s ‘second lady’.

06 May 2010
Art & Culture
A New Mould

Mrinalini Mukherjee on how exhibitions allow her to view her own works in a new light and why there can be no retirement for an artist.

06 May 2010
A Tawaif’s Tale

Vikram Sampath on the challenges of researching a book on 20th century singer Gauhar Jaan.

21 April 2010
Art & Culture
The Atlas of Painting

Artist Paresh Maity documents his travels on canvas, capturing sights and sounds beyond the seeing eye.

02 April 2010
Art & Culture
Keeping the Spirit Intact

The Jashn-e Khusrau festival gave qawwals a new destination.

24 March 2010


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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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