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All in the Family

Author Judy Balan talks to us in an exclusive interview about her debut novel Two Fates and shares her views on relationships and marriages in India.

Lethargic in Lucknow

The famed tehzeeb of the erstwhile Nawabs still clings to Lucknow’s denizens like a burr.

Parvati Trails

When the Himachali valley of Tosh parties, all the surrounding mountains party with it.

Village Vignettes: Jaani’s Pension

Against the rural landscape, where time takes on another pace, numbers like age have a way of being forgotten.

Butthead Metalheads

A first-person account of the chaos and mismanagement that overtook the F1 Rocks Metallica concert.

A Life in Transit

We have all experienced, condemned, and practised road rage. Now meet its dysfunctional spouse, traffic lag.

Doing the Dewarists

The Dewarists producer Samira Kanwar speaks to us in an exclusive interview about the process, method, and effort involved in creating the hit T.V. series.

Village Vignettes: Jogilal Meena’s Mittens

An attempt to piece together the story of water availability in rural Rajasthan and what farmers are doing to adapt to their changing environment.

Playing a Losing Game

Story books can glorify immolation in the name of love, but what they don’t tell you is that love kills in softer ways.

Progress, No Matter the Cost

Narendra Modi is a master strategist who is almost obsessively dedicated to his role as Chief Minister.

Just for Laughs

Stand-up comedy has made a place for itself in India and is here to stay.