Showbiz and Narcotics: A Bad Trip

Kaveree Bamzai

Showbiz helps fuel drugs as a lifestyle choice while a high-profile arrest underscores Mumbai’s status as the ultimate party town

Happy Hours

The celebratory and introspective spirit of drunkenness on screen

Shaming the Other

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has brought into focus the new populism of vitriolic voices

‘Alcoholism Is a Disease,’ says Ben Affleck

Noel de Souza in conversation with Ben Affleck

Uncomfortably Numb in Punjab

A journey through the state’s drug-paved highways and alleyways

High on Love

Don't become second to a drug

The Alcohol Muddle in Kerala

Despite judicial approval for the state’s liquor policy, the jury is still out on its efficacy

Porn Is Not Addictive

The brain activity of so-called ‘porn addicts’ is the opposite of cocaine and gambling addicts

On A Meow Meow High in Mumbai

A new addiction is gripping the city

Confessions of a Gamer

“In gaming tournaments, I have seen kids barking at each other, having physical fights. I have seen keyboards thrown...”


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