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Articles labelled ‘culture’

  • 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.
  • Dr. Verrier Elwin

    Undoing the Amnesia

    On the life and times of Dr. Verrier Elwin.
  • The City Speaks #35

    The City Speaks #35

  • "Oh, those Calcuttans."

    A Nobody, a Nation, and a Few Fugitive Comprehensions

    Did my leaving India bind me to it in a way that staying would not have?
  • Sita Sings the Blues

    Beyond Bollywood #2: Sita Sings the Blues

    Director Nina Paley uses lightness and humour to weave together a cutting commentary on one of the greatest epics in history.
  • The City Speaks #34

    The City Speaks #34

  • Sainsbury's

    Of Cheap Coffee and Angry Yellow Curries

    For an Indian living in the U.K., an angry yellow curry is better than no curry.

The Tap #11

By Ramya Sriram