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    September 26, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: Ents and Explorers

    In the 1970s, many of Delhi's photo studios offered hand-painted backdrops: Castle, fort, forest and the Himalayas, the mountains ...

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    September 24, 2016, Saturday

    A walk in the Cloud

    Visitors gravitate to engage with Cloud Gate at Chicago to a degree not seen in any other work of public art

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    September 23, 2016, Friday

    Keya Sarkar: The breed of WhatsApping retailers

    I haven't exactly been able to figure out the reason, but have definitely noticed a trend - of an explosion of unorganised sector ...

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    September 19, 2016, Monday

    T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: The e-Book market

    Recently, after the kerfuffle over l'affaire Raghuram Rajan, I felt persuaded enough to write a little "book" about all the ...

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    September 17, 2016, Saturday

    Celebrating Chardonnay

    Chablis is a medium-bodied wine with high acidity and mineral notes and is generally quite different from the full-bodied ...

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    September 16, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: Row, row, row your boat

    Because the crew isn't going to

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    September 10, 2016, Saturday

    A new shade of grey

    Akbar Padamsee's Greek Landscape that was sold for Rs 19.9 crore at Saffronart's auction

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    September 09, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: The extempore has no clothes

    But that's the least of our problems

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    September 02, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: The beat of your own drums

    Or, why homeless musicians are a thing

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    August 27, 2016, Saturday

    Boss and the 'bro code'

    Flipkart chairman Sachin Bansal calmed employees' nerves over the recent high-profile exits from the company by speaking about an ...

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    August 27, 2016, Saturday

    A meme for every mood

    One the most interesting aspects of the topic at hand is the pronunciation of the word itself

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    August 26, 2016, Friday

    Keya Sarkar: The joys of growing your own food

    We approached a farmer, who was willing to do the real work, and our friend and we agreed to share the costs and split the ...

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    August 26, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: House of horrors

    Every day, we face the loss of our own humanity

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    August 20, 2016, Saturday

    Etonnez-nous!

    Calling Andrews a movie critic is a bit like calling Arnold Schwarzenegger a bodybuilder

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    August 16, 2016, Tuesday

    Nilanjana S Roy: Reading India in 1947

    As 1947 began, Geeta Dutt sang Mera Sunder Sapna Beet Gaya across North Indian cinema theatres - the film was Do Bhai, the ...

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    August 13, 2016, Saturday

    Olympics and identity

    Religion was also a source of conflict at the Games and the reason they came to be banned sometime in 393 AD

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    August 13, 2016, Saturday

    The Pokemon conundrum

    Pokemon Go is the first real success story of augmented reality technology

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    August 06, 2016, Saturday

    The Raj deglamourised

    Ferdinand Mount's Tears of the Rajas and Jon Wilson's India Conquered emphasise the egregious aspects of British rule

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    August 06, 2016, Saturday

    Through a glass darkly

    Based on two short stories by Waryam Singh Sandhu, the director connects two nearly disparate stories to show the grisly paranoia ...

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    August 01, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: The boy who grew up

    Mrs Darling came to the window, for at present she was keeping a sharp eye on Wendy. She told Peter that she had adopted all the ...

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    September 24, 2016, Saturday

    A case for surrogacy

    India's image as a 'baby factory' seems to have directed the Indian government's move for the surrogacy Bill

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    September 24, 2016, Saturday

    Virtual disillusion

    Every night after work, I would return helplessly to this website: I desperately needed a channel for my twinges, for my

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    September 23, 2016, Friday

    Kishore Singh: When respect means DIY

    When among the richest citizens in a city offer to make you a cup of tea, you cannot but feel humbled, especially since it's ...

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    September 17, 2016, Saturday

    Making myths from the mythical

    Bali was a good king, only too powerful and ambitious. Ravana was a good king and devotee of Shiva, but he coveted another man's ...

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    September 17, 2016, Saturday

    Blind assassin

    Don't Breathe has so much craft it retroactively makes nearly every other recent studio horror movie look even lazier

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    September 12, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: Stranger Things

    Some years ago, the science fiction maven Ursula K Le Guin explained why she believed that writers and futurists had nothing in ...

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    September 10, 2016, Saturday

    Let's play Real Life

    Real Life is the longest-running virtual game, and the registration process here is different from other virtual games

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    September 03, 2016, Saturday

    An ode to pinot noir

    This wine from New Zealand has ripe berry aromas with cacao and spice notes

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    August 29, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: Empire's outdated laws

    An empire and a company ruling by force needed sedition to prop up its iniquitous regime. A free country doesn't

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    August 27, 2016, Saturday

    Catalogue conundrum

    Husain was so prolific that his works continue to fetch up in the market, to be routinely traded, but very few of them are of ...

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    August 26, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: House of horrors

    Dana Majhi's walk home is a shrivelling indictment of our humanity and of our priorities

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    August 26, 2016, Friday

    Kishore Singh: Working girl in the city

    When she decided to accept an assignment in Gurgaon, we told our daughter she might have commuting issues, considering we live in ...

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    August 20, 2016, Saturday

    A toast to Cabernet Sauvignon

    Among the better Cabs I've come across is the Honig Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2010 vintage is rated 'outstanding' by Wine ...

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    August 19, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: 5 rings to bind them all

    The Olympics have inspired me to start exercising again

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    August 13, 2016, Saturday

    We are the world

    Are we better off than we were yesterday? Look at our home

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    August 13, 2016, Saturday

    A photo-op to promote the arts

    It only requires a little push for art to become more visible - Prime Minister Modi taking selfies with works by masters could be ...

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    August 09, 2016, Tuesday

    Mihir S Sharma: Rohith Vemula's timeless timeline

    From 2008 till his death, Vemula was a frequent poster on Facebook; and now, thanks to Juggernaut Books, we have a chance to read ...

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    August 06, 2016, Saturday

    The taste of wine lies in the glass

    The Framingham Classic Riesling 2013 (Rs 3,109 in Bengaluru) is a classic New Zealand off-dry style wine, with rich fruit and ...

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    August 05, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: Dear John letter to the USA

    It was nice knowing you

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    July 30, 2016, Saturday

    Thinking Bollywood

    In a recent interview with Hindustan Times, actor Naseeruddin Shah shared his opinion of Rajesh Khanna, the late 1960s superstar

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