Indian society

An Inconvenient Truth

Kaveree Bamzai

The forced migration of Kashmiri Pandits, for long kept out of the national narrative, is finally becoming visible and gaining the attention of the rest of India

The Unexpected Happy Ending

What the career of the new Mumbai police commissioner says about the Indian system

We Were Bereft. As Daughters. And As Citizens

A journalist’s personal, yet universal, grief during the pandemic

The White Swan

The film Gangubai Kathiawadi wants to valorise sex workers on the margins of society but its morality is confused

How Indians View Gender Roles

A new survey reveals a society divided between tradition and modernity

Amitabh Bachchan: National Coach

Who better than the grand patriarch of Bollywood to make caste visible and audible in his new film?

Scream of India

Have we become a nation of shouters?

The Root Cause II

Hindus are a safe target for stand-up comedians

Pankaj Mishra : Polemist as Novelist

After two decades, Pankaj Mishra returns with a novel that chronicles rapid urbanisation in an unequal India. He speaks to Nandini Nair about today’s hollow men and class wars

Kareena’s Groom Rides a Mare

A small intervention by the police has changed an unwritten code of caste discrimination in a corner of Rajasthan


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