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Articles labelled ‘culture’

  • 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 cafés 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.
  • Irrawaddy Literary Festival

    Literary Festival Confidential

    The author makes a virginal entry at Myanmar's Irrawaddy Literary Festival, and comes away with a few unexpected revelations.
  • Ultimate Frisbee India

    The Spirit of the Game

    Over the past few years, India has been developing a taste for the unique sport of Ultimate Frisbee. We take a look at the state of the sport in the country today.
  • Tanuja Desai Hidier

    Myth and Memory

    In conversation with Tanuja Desai Hidier, singer-songwriter and bestselling author of Born Confused and Bombay Blues.
  • Je Suis AIB

    A Contemplation of Satire

    This isn’t just about defending to the death the rights of a few comedians to make dirty jokes. It’s about building a space in our country for satire.
  • A Foodie's Day in Beijing

    A Foodie’s Day Out in Beijing

    For the patient, curious, and intrepid traveller, there is almost no better place for a food adventure.
  • Dharamshala International Film Festival 2014

    Cinema’s Home in the Hills

    In conversation with the minds behind the Dharamshala International Film Festival.

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By Monsoon Company