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Durga Pujo and Pandal-hopping

Celebrations spill on to the streets of Kolkata during Durga pujo, making it an extraordinary time for those visiting the city.

Namdeo Dhasal’s New Language

Marathi poet Namdeo Dhasal challenged Brahminical literature and sought to reconstruct a caste-less society through his works.

Goopy–Bagha’s Betrayal

Female characters and role models are conspicuously missing in Satyajit Ray’s works for children.

Stitching and Unstitching Labour with Sui Dhaaga

Sui Dhaaga : Made in India features Marxist ideas such as alienation, exploitation of labour, and social class.

Drumming Up Change

On the changes and continuity in Ganda Baja, a folk musical tradition of western Odisha

Of Mentors and Monsters

As the #MeToo movement reaches its moment of reckoning in India, this writer reflects on her workplace experience of coping with a “mentor” who was her harasser.

Dupatta Falls

From a pristine, green, little-known destination, a secluded waterfall and its surrounding forest becomes a regular, busy stop on tourist itineraries.

Remembering and Forgetting in Bihar

Time is not linear, and words are not as they seem and can mean different things under different circumstances in Bihar.

Dissent and Tamil Cinema

Political messaging in Tamil cinema captures activism, dissent and caste inequities with communist sensibilities.


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