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  • Shuma Raha

    Wives who defend Shuma Raha

    In the real world, the spectacle of a wife sticking up for a husband who faces allegations of sexual misconduct invariably evokes scorn

  • Vikram Johri

    Work culture of the future Vikram Johri

    Every cog in the wheel must present its unique services at the moment of instructed haste

  • Aakar Patel

    Objects of desire Aakar Patel

    It is known that chilli came to India with the Portuguese, there is, for example, no reference to chillies in the recipes of the Mughal court written by Abul Fazl in the Ain e Akbari

  • Kishore Singh

    A season for the hammer Kishore Singh

    Auction houses are bringing collections to the market

  • J Jagannath

    Family life J Jagannath

    Lily Franky as the paterfamilias becomes a character you root for by the end of this clever, humane, compassionately directed and faultlessly acted movie

  • Arundhuti Dasgupta

    In the name of Rama Arundhuti Dasgupta

    As our political leaders vie for eternal glory and cast their heroes in two-dimensional moulds, our ability to live with many truths is fast disappearing

  • Alok Chandra

    Clink the right glasses Alok Chandra

    What is a 'proper' wine glass, and how does one go about choosing one?

  • Mitali Saran

    Congratulations, Delhi, on earning a very special Darwin Award Mitali Saran

    It's hard to choose between millions of stupid people, so we're giving the prize to an entire city

  • Aakar Patel

    Looming issues Aakar Patel

    The question is: unity of what? The answer is that it is the geographical union of India, not the unity of people

  • Shuma Raha

    The fragility of faith Shuma Raha

    India does not have a blasphemy law that is as draconian as the one in Pakistan

  • Uttaran Das Gupta

    Uncommon chirping Uttaran Das Gupta

    There is in fact a dusk-after-rain quality to her poems

  • Kishore Singh

    The spectacle of sculpture Kishore Singh

    The Statue of Unity in Gujarat was commissioned at almost the same time as the National Police Memorial in New Delhi's Chanakyapuri

  • Veenu Sandhu

    An accidental lesson on unsafe roads Veenu Sandhu

    A simple ritual started by a man who would have been alive today if we weren't such a callous society

  • J Jagannath

    Creepy cinema J Jagannath

    The Telluride Horror Show, a three-day event showcasing the latest movies from across the world in the always excellent genres of horror and thriller

  • Itu Chaudhuri

    Different strokes: Why we like calligraphy Itu Chaudhuri

    It's intuitive that the value we place on calligraphy should rise in proportion to its replacement by printing, and that in a paradoxical way, the art of calligraphy is a consequence of printing