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  • Woman in Charge

    Woman in Charge: Picking

    As the women sat together, they picked the leaves off the branches, leaving only the tiny buds that now smelled ripe with intoxication.
  • Woman in Charge

    Woman in Charge: Dreams

    At this moment, more than anything, she wished she too could giggle and laugh and read words and whisper secrets.
  • Woman in Charge

    Woman in Charge: Mother

    At times like these, Tara missed the gentle music of her village, which was so unlike this town.
  • Woman in Charge

    Woman in Charge: Respect

    Hair that shined in the morning light, ruddy cheeks, small eyes, and full lips. Their gaze, she knew, rested on her.
  • Woman in Charge

    Woman in Charge: Pradhan

    'Woman in Charge' is a new series, based on true events, that explores the life of a female Pradhan in a Kumaoni village.
  • Veer-Zaara

    In Chefchaouen with Shah Rukh Khan

    While I love Shah Rukh Khan as irrationally as the next person, he did cost me a flip phone and some loose change.
  • Saadat Hasan Manto

    The Legacy of Manto

    Six decades after his death, we remember Saadat Hasan Manto, whose progressive and profound stories reaffirm his credibility as a giant of South Asian literature.
  • English theatre in India

    The Issue of Language

    English theatre in India continues to evolve and forge an identity for itself, as Indians continue to revise their complex relationship with the language.
  • Simin Patel

    Bombay Meri Hai

    In conversation with Dr. Simin Patel about her blog, Bombaywalla, her upcoming book about Irani caf├ęs in Bombay, and the past, present, and future of the city.
  • God on the Hill: Temple Poems from Tirupati

    How Do 13,000 Poems Go Unnoticed?

    Despite the six centuries separating the composition of these poems and their readership, they are accessible, relatable, and compelling.
  • Myntra's Anouk Advertisement

    An Unseemly Truth?

    Are positive gay images hiding an unseemly truth? A look at Myntra and the politics of their 'lesbian ad' for Anouk.
  • Jodhpur

    Into the Desert

    It was a solid plan; to fall asleep before the cold got to us. Or so we thought.
The Oracle of Tripe #17

The Oracle of Tripe #17

By Chaitanya Modak and Benita Fernando
The Oracle of Tripe #17