Profile of Arshia Dhar
Supreme Court's partial striking down of the Section 377 in September 2018 has given the LGBT community more freedom to express themselves. Mumbai's Third Eye Cafe is one such outlet offering a haven from prejudice
The Indian community has seen significant growth in numbers in EU countries post-Brexit and Trump. In search of brighter prospects, large number of Indians who were conventionally predisposed to choosing UK or the US for their higher education, are now turning to lucrative opportunities in countries like Germany and France.
Environment-friendly, tasty and modish, edible crockery and cutlery are going down the gullet
They look similar,their voice is perfectly modulated them and they even impersonate them. Meet lookalikes of our netas.
They are the faces that launch a thousand products. Some are famous now; some are forever touched by the magic of old ads.
The self-tutored young Hip hop dancers from Burari are now making their way on to national stages, with their eyes firmly set on international championships in the near future.
After pursuing higher education in metropolises across the country, many Ladakhi youngsters are returning to rediscover their culture and history in a new light. How? Through indigenous textiles and weaves.
Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal talks about folk music and its revival.
Leave aside the Constitution, the hardware of the State. The Republic was in reality brought into being by an elite consensus around a ‘pure’ culture, what it should have and what must be left out. And Exhibit-A is dance.
The Nayak family of Odisha's Nayakapatana has kept the fight on to help not just the art of Pothichitra survive, but also to ensure that fellow village folk can carve their fortunes out of palm leaves.
From Baul songs to Lavani, to old rites of passage, red is positive and life-affirming
Ranjini Nair, a 25-year-old Kuchipudi dancer, teaches dance to underprivileged kids under the Sarvam Foundation.
Seeing cities with heritage walkers, adept at both history and lore
Indian stand-up was out of line even before #MeToo
Owning is passe; hiring is the new credo. Wandering millennials, material needs intact, don’t care about stuff doomed by obsolescence.
There lies a cautionary tale embedded within the massed armour of charges—silences, selectivity, and perhaps questionable motives
Bollywood, comedy, and most damagingly, media...as industry after industry says #MeToo to guilt and complicity, it’s time organisations refuse consent to the predatory culture
In an attempt to preserve the stories of her childhood and the art of storytelling, Angmo turned to images and words, a method traditionally alien to Ladakhi culture, to bring to life the story of the Dungjonma who’s no more a witch, but a flying superhero.
The government’s cram school? Project to tutor rural students for entrance tests
An indomitable energy enamors the air at the festival, mirroring the stature and strength of its surroundings. It’s not just about making merry, the Naropa Festival is also a pretext to consolidate the foundations of a community based on a soil that’s dangerously susceptible to calamities
The 2017 annual report of the Central Information Commission of India states that four out of every ten RTI requests are rejected on unknown grounds.
Having lost their land of origin, saving their language is proving tough for Sindhis in India
Actor Ratnabali Bhattacharjee talks about her formidable Lakshmi Das and how playing the character was difficult, yet easy, at the same time.
It’s been exactly a decade since the film released, and in retrospect, the virtual world inhabited by us hashtag-citizens might just be studied as a post Dark Knight phenomenon.
In an interview to Outlook, Sacred Games actress Kubra Sait tells why Netflix’s first web series has taken content in Indian cinema to a different plane.