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  • Shuma Raha

    Schools for scandal Shuma Raha

    Despite a slew of tough laws against rape, why do we repeatedly encounter an institutional reluctance to call it out?

  • Uttaran Das Gupta

    'Indecent' exposures Uttaran Das Gupta

    When we think of Bengali literature these days, we tend to consider works produced mostly in Kolkata or Dhaka

  • Kishore Singh

    Shades of fundraising Kishore Singh

    Not only have artists contributed works of better quality, they have also ensured that values are lower than their market value to ensure that the transactions take place

  • Aakar Patel

    A fitting tribute Aakar Patel

    What makes him compelling is his ability to cut directly through and address the banality and the ordinariness of hatred

  • Vikram Johri

    Acceptance after verdict Vikram Johri

    Civil society will have a tougher time convincing people of the importance of granting rights to sexual minorities, since it is not clear that a homosexual lifestyle can work in the Indian context

  • Alok Chandra

    Fruit of labour Alok Chandra

    Wine grape harvesting was done by hand till advances in technology enabled machine-harvesting to increase the harvest speeds by up to 100 times

  • J Jagannath

    Only connect J Jagannath

    The movie, Searching exemplifies the social media zeitgeist

  • Itu Chaudhuri

    Specialists versus generalists Itu Chaudhuri

    Design is a specialisation, but viewing it properly requires going back a couple of centuries

  • Arundhuti Dasgupta

    Myths about gender Arundhuti Dasgupta

    Mythology and folklore certainly examined the issues around gender with a boldness that seems way ahead of its times

  • Veenu Sandhu

    Love, war and the end of Empire Veenu Sandhu

    Set in the final years of the British rule in India, Daman Singh's Kitty's War is a fine example of realistic fiction

  • Kishore Singh

    The loss of art patronage Kishore Singh

    Art is a reflection of society in the now and present, and (art or other) historians, scholars, researchers, curators or museums in the future will be hard-pressed to explain the loss of patronage

  • Shuma Raha

    Living with AI Shuma Raha

    To be up close with the power and potential of AI can also be slightly unnerving

  • Aakar Patel

    Reaffirming liberal triumphs Aakar Patel

    What is today seen as normal will be seen a few years from now as totally savage

  • Uttaran Das Gupta

    This is not a Russian poem Uttaran Das Gupta

    The letter's credibility had been challenged by a number of people, including Ferreira and Gonsalves

  • J Jagannath

    Not my Asia J Jagannath

    Maybe it's too much to expect from one movie, but its muddled politics could be forgiven if the plot was any good