Curse of the Caricature

Sipra Mukherjee

Were Indian cartoonists casteist on Ambedkar?

The Bliss of Dying

Even though feared and often unwelcomed, death is indeed blissful

The Awakening

While the terms of Left engagement have changed dramatically in the West, a new Hindu overconfidence has displaced old liberal assumptions in India

Still Romancing Jejuri

In Arun Kolatkar’s footsteps, 50 years later

Awakening Bharat Mata

Modi and the idea of motherland

The Travels of a Deity

How a Krishna sect in Rajasthan bridges multiple divides

A Blend in the River

Kumbh Mela: A Photo Essay

Kumbh Mela: Leaps of Faith

The spiritual is at its most spectacular when sadhus, seers, seekers, nirvana junkies and tourists of religious kitsch descend on Hinduism’s biggest carnival. Aditya Iyer goes to the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

Spiritual Vs Physical

And the natural balance of mind and body

Prayagraj and Kumbh

The sacred and the civic on the Ganga


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