Facial Recognition: Face the Future

Madhavankutty Pillai

Facial recognition comes of age with the iPhone X but there is interesting work happening in India too on this front

Kamila Shamsie: The Migrant as a Metaphor

A new novel by Kamila Shamsie explores the process of belonging

Between Fiction and Food

Society and cultural identity in the culinary experience of regional imagination

The Three Sins of Aadhaar

In praise of the private Indian

What Powers the Dalit Resurgence

A new generation of Dalit leaders are challenging the old order and defying social hierarchies of the heartland

Dancing with Zadie Smith

Family, friendship and identity—one of English fiction’s most celebrated young writers returns to familiar turf

Have You Passed the Nationalism Test?

A democracy can do without fan clubs and vigilante crowds


An evocative ‘back-to- nature’ film that would have Indians ponder questions of identity


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