Profile of Syed Saad Ahmed
Prashant Bhushan said that scandalising the court or lowering the authority of the court is the problematic part of the contempt case as that is directly in conflict with freedom of speech.
When school teachers were protesting outside the Escher Museum in the Hague, there were no menacing men in uniform swinging batons, and no spectre of violence haunting the gathering
The director of ‘We Have Boots’ talks about his film on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
In conversation with Arun Karthick, whose movie ‘Nasir’ won the NETPAC award at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR) 2020
In conversation with Deepti Gupta, the director of ‘Shut Up Sona’, about her first feature-length documentary and the challenges of being a female cinematographer
The documentary presents a densely packed yet riveting account of the Hong Kong protests from 2014 onwards. Its intimate, incisive exploration highlights the ideals, passions and tribulations of the activists on the frontline
She did not have money to pay her husband’s medical bills and was sent to prison for defaulting on loans, but homemaker Revathi Roy wrestled against the setbacks to found three startups. Her latest, Hey Deedee, is an all-women delivery service.
In conversation with singer Sona Mohapatra about the documentary Shut Up Sona and why despite the relentless exhortations, she refuses to shut up.
Design Cafe offers customised home decor on a budget and sidesteps the delays, cost escalation and maintenance issues the industry is notorious for. We explore how architect Gita Ramanan’s innovative startup attempts to transform the home interiors business
Cogent issues are broached, but a proper resolution is hampered by dithering positions
At 85, Ruskin Bond’s penchant for walking has diminished, but his pen is as prodigious as ever. Comfortably ensconced in his cottage at Landour, the much-adored author reveals how he makes the mundane interesting, his fondness for naps and wrestling, and the book he reads the most.
The leaders of the Khilafat movement initially backed Gandhi’s call for non-cooperation, but the suspicion that the Congress was supporting sectarian forces led to a rift
Dear brother…That’s how Mahatma Gandhi and Srinivasa Sastri (1869-1946) would address each other in their correspondences despite their political differences
Over his 40-year illustrious legal career, Bhulabhai Desai argued many high-profile cases such as the Indian National Army trials in 1945
In conversation with MASHAV agriculture counsellor Dan Alluf about how Israel has harnessed technology to boost nutrition security and its collaborations with the Indian government and farmers
The extraordinarily salty water body packs many a pleasurable — and painful — punch
Twenty years after the ghastly murder of her husband, the missionary Graham Staines, Gladys has forged a new life—as a nurse and doting grandmother—in Australia.
Nitin Chandra, Bihari indie cinema’s most well-known exponent and practitioner, discusses the challenges and prospects of independent filmmaking.
Independent filmmakers from Bihar and eastern UP are breaking away from cinematic conventions of the region’s film industry and exploring diverse stories