On a Level-Playing Stage

When art repudiates caste and class

A Coffee Break in Tradition

A retro coffee house in Chennai as a cultural statement

J Jayalalithaa (1948-2016): The Last Mother

Always a winner. Even in her death

J Jayalalithaa (1948-2016): Farewell to an Icon

As Jayalalithaa was interred with state honours next to MGR and CN Annadurai and her life committed to the folds of history, her ups and downs in the mild cycle of electoral politics suddenly seemed inconsequential. She had left behind a legacy of welfare schemes, many of which will have to be upheld by governments to come.

From Chennai with Love

Goddesses and divas populate this first fiction

The Deluge And the Deluded

No flood could wash away the anger of Chennai

The Limits of Man

The Chennai floods and the haste to link it to climate change

Malavika Sarukkai: A Life in Motion

On the eve of the famous Margazhi festival in Chennai, Bharatanatyam legend Malavika Sarukkai relives the liberating journey of three decades in which her body and soul became one


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