Act of protest
INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Cinema classical: When Parveen Sultana trumped Kishore Kumar in ‘Hamein Tumse Pyar Kitna’
Our new series showcases the voices of the stalwarts of Indian classical music in popular films. We kick off with ‘Kudrat’.
Bedaquiline debate: Domicile requirement for TB patients to get live-saving drug may no longer apply
Authorities allow patient from Patna to get treatment in Delhi, giving hope to others who have the condition.
In India, ‘we only talk about athletics if we win an Olympic medal’: Neeraj Chopra, world champion
The 19-year-old javelin thrower broke the under-20 world record last year to bag gold in the World Championship.
Bollywood without Borders
In Kyrgyzstan, Bollywood mania ensures a festival of India all year round
Bollywood in particular and India in general has seeped its way into the national culture and psyche of the Central Asian country.
Fundamentalisms of modernity: Jallikattu protests demand a more sporting, fairer reading of culture
Exaggerated critique and the binaries of cruelty and care destroy not only a sport, but a way of life.
Memoirs by Karan Johar, Rishi Kapoor prove that celebrities want to take charge of their own stories
Exit professional biographer, enter the scribe? Fortunately for the reader, both books are hugely readable.
The Indian artists who painted home with their brush strokes in a foreign land
A book on modern Indian artists who practiced their art away from home highlights how they expressed their ethnic identities on canvas.
Beyond the protests in Chennai, will jallikattu spark a row between two ministers at the Centre?
Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave's apparent push to amend the animal protection law may face resistance from colleague Maneka Gandhi.