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‘When Will There Be Good News?’

Making sense of the confusion and ambivalence women experience as they navigate the question of motherhood

Stree and Its Politics

Stree , the blockbuster horror film, has a political message at its core and speaks for women’s rights and consent eloquently.

Symbolic Power of Poetry

Sanskrit k a vya was used as a mechanism of social conditioning in early India.

Towards a Theory of Dalit Literature

The historic works of three writers offer a theoretical framework through which to view Dalit literature in India.

A Bus Ride in Kolkata

This illustrative bus journey shows the many ways in which public transport in Kolkata is exclusionary.

‘Tis the Season

In Chennai, December is known as the “season” when over 1,000 concerts of Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam are organised.

Why Does Mary Shelley’s Monster Still Haunt Us?

What is it that perpetuates Frankenstein’s undiminished fascination and abiding relevance on the bicentenary of its publication?

Bread and Circuses

Have our politicians been resorting to the ancient Roman tactic of “bread and circuses” in a bid to usurp power?

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