The Fall Woman

Madhavankutty Pillai

On the eve of Holi, interpreting the burning of Holika

The Significance of Onam

Celebrating King Mahabali’s fairness and courage

Leave It to the Gods

What lies behind Kerala’s current chaos and people’s sense of resignation during Onam

Open Diary

Vajpayee's way with words and Pondicherry's literature festival

The Gateway Litfest: We Too

When women hold forth at a Litfest with a difference

Mumbai Notebook

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 

MBIFL18: Life and Letters

A literary festival on the palace grounds gives Thiruvananthapuram a new cultural elan

The Day of the Goddesses

Telangana hosts India’s biggest carnival of tribal counterculture. Open chronicles the faith and frenzy on the river Godavari


KSL Festival in Kasauli, Jagmohan's book on Kashmir and MJ Akbar's repartee

Narendra Modi 2017: Unabashedly Hindu

The politics of the Right becomes a cultural assertion


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