ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Postscript

Sexual violence against women, children, and sex/gender-non-conforming people is a recurring trope in Malayalam films. The disciplining and victimisation of the subject create voyeuristic visual....

Local festivals are an important aspect of Coorg (Kodagu) district’s culture. They honour the legends of the land and are celebrated by both, the tribal community and the settler-planters. The region....

Boat: There were at least 15 fishers present. After the Asar namaz, Ustad addressed the gathering in the Al Kahf Masjid. Everyone gathers here to listen to the weekly Quran classes. “He is the one who....

The exquisite cover of Alix E Harrow’s The Once and Future Witches (2020), with its elaborate curlicues, might make you think that it is a comforting book to slip into, with its delicious witchery and....

A rise in communal tensions and religious divisiveness has gripped India, with a bevy of violent clashes and processions maligning the celebrations of major festivals in recent months. Religious....

China’s rapid economic growth has often been referred to as an “economic miracle.” However, the bright and glossy picture conceals a dark reality, which is the subject of Sheng Keyi’s coming-of-age....

As the title suggests, this article is only a foreword to a more serious discussion on political cinema. Twenty-first century art in general, and cinema in particular, has forsaken serious theory for....

At least 2,000 years old, the shadow puppetry is an art form that mixes light and shadows, and could be considered as the forerunner of modern motion pictures. Tholpavaikoothu, practised in the....

One fateful night in 2015, M N Buch, the “patron saint” of Bhopal, had passed away. He would have hated the epithet, I am sure, being aggressively anti-institutional. Writer, orator, administrator and....

For my doctoral research, I spent a year studying local communities in the north Bengal borderland. During this time, I became friends with Rashidun who eventually became my primary contact and a....

Behula, a character from the Manasamangal Kāvya of medieval Bengali literature, challenged the conflict of egos between her father-in-law Chandsadagar and goddess Manasa, which resulted in the killing....

Open reading spaces are an important resource for academic and political transactions as sociopolitical awakening always comes through such spaces. In the 1930s, Kashmir’s Reading Room Party (RRP) was....