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Sinking into the Horizon

The once-imposing heritage-filled city of Madras has been reduced to the automobile-crazy metro of Chennai, ablaze with shiny glass and concrete.

Walls of Words

The revamped Nehru Centre Library in Mumbai aims to provide booklovers and researchers a serene atmosphere for comfortable reading.

My Myth and I

Modern climbing is obsessed with goals and objectives as climbers strive for the myth of the courageous gladiator.

Tea Party S(l)ips

In the run-up to the forthcoming general elections, the humble tea has become the quintessentially quotidian symbol of national political discourse.

A Few Good Men

The perception of a Haryanvi culture of boorishness and misogynist chauvinism may be a stereotype that is reflected in other parts of the country too.

Of Hartals and Heroes

A growing sentiment against hartals in Kerala is finding expression in media and civic discourse as well as in contemporary Malayalam films.

A Cut in Jade

Bringing out little magazines of verse in English is inevitably an uphill task, as the experience of Poetry Chain reveals.

Gothic Tales in Modern Times

Women writers like Isak Dinesen, Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood and Doris Lessing have overcome widespread biases to answer the call to their own largeness.

Wards of Awards

Artists who revel in awards from the establishment run the risk of co-optation and neutralisation – and a loss of integrity.

The Harmony of Communion

Pete Seeger, who died on 27 January 2014, aged 94, was an American singer and activist who turned folk music into a vehicle for social change.

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