culture

Nipun Mehta

The Man Who Doesn’t Use Money

In 2012, all it took was a 20-minute-long talk at UPenn for an unknown name, Nipun Mehta, to become an Internet phenomenon.

Air India

Ghosts of Homecomings Past

Flying Air India somehow brings out the unreasonable, the rebellious, and the ridiculous in a disconcertingly large number of passengers.

Ira Trivedi

A Bright, Free Future

In conversation with India in Love author Ira Trivedi about free love, marriage brokers, and the effect of the Internet on Indian society.

The Ramayana Syndrome

The Ramayana Syndrome

What would happen today if an attempt were made to project on T.V. a different version of the Ramayana?

The City Speaks #30

The City Speaks #30

The idea of the “Grand Mnemonic” derived from The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol…

The City Speaks #29

“Algomantra” coined by Rohit Gupta.

Stalked by Aishwarya Arumbakkam

Unspoken, Ignored, Misrepresented: Giving a Voice to Victims of Stalking

Filmmaker Aishwarya Arumbakkam portrays the trauma of stalking victims in a series of photographs to be exhibited in Bangalore this week. Details inside.

For Ladies

Real Development

It seems like the fate of a development studies student is to be cynical and dissatisfied in an educated but distant way.