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The Influencer Story: Big Dreams From Small Towns

The Influencer Story: Big Dreams From Small Towns

Mar 28, 2022

Social media has become more than just a networking space, allowing everyone and anyone to showcase their passions and talents.

Dignity Still A Distant Dream For Sex Workers

Dignity Still A Distant Dream For Sex Workers

Mar 16, 2022

NHRC in 2020 issued an advisory to recognise sex workers as 'registered, informal workers', but later modified the terminology, saying they should be provided benefits of informal workers on humanitarian grounds.

Kamathipura Redevelopment: Will Govt Pay Heed To Sex Workers And Their Vulnerable Children?

Kamathipura Redevelopment: Will Govt Pay Heed To Sex Workers And Their Vulnerable Children?

Mar 08, 2022

For nearly four decades, Priti Patkar has been working with trafficked women in the sex trade and their children in Mumbai’s red-light area, Kamathipura.

A Poignant Chronicle Of BR Ambedkar’s Struggle Against Caste Oppression 

A Poignant Chronicle Of BR Ambedkar’s Struggle Against Caste Oppression 

Mar 06, 2022

The play ‘Babasaheb: The Grand Musical,’ directed by Mahua Chauhan and organised by the Delhi government, celebrates the journey of the political leader who eventually became the Father of the Indian Constitution.

Nirmala Bharatiya: A Dalit Daughter Aiming To Rise Above Caste Politics

Nirmala Bharatiya: A Dalit Daughter Aiming To Rise Above Caste Politics

Feb 27, 2022

Nirmala Bharatiya was chosen by Priyanka Gandhi as the candidate from Chitrakoot after the Congress general secretary heard her speak about the problems of the farmers in the region during an event organised by the party under its 'Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun' campaign.

Hijab Row: How Artists Are Celebrating Women As Political Agents

Hijab Row: How Artists Are Celebrating Women As Political Agents

Feb 24, 2022

The ‘Haq’ campaign by the Fearless Collective founded by artist Shilo Shiv Suleman is extending solidarity to all Muslim women fighting for their right to choice amid the ongoing hijab controversy.

Congress' Mudita Kapoor From Varanasi South: Who Is She?

Congress' Mudita Kapoor From Varanasi South: Who Is She?

Feb 23, 2022

Mudita’s candidature is part of the Congress party’s gambit to secure women votes by giving forty percent of the tickets in Uttar Pradesh to women candidates.

Virtual Meets Physical: Unravelling The Metaverse Mystery

Virtual Meets Physical: Unravelling The Metaverse Mystery

Feb 20, 2022

Metaverse is an alternate reality — an immersive 3D environment that replicates the physical world, and its experiences, in the digital format.

Elections 2022: The Curious Case Of The Party Symbol

Elections 2022: The Curious Case Of The Party Symbol

Feb 17, 2022

The symbol of a political party is the identification mark that triggers, in the memory of the public, all things bad and good about a political outfit.

Life of A Political Banner 2.0

Life of A Political Banner 2.0

Feb 13, 2022

An exhibition, curated by Ranjit Hoskote, features 21 photographs selected out of a collection of 130 that Ritesh Uttamchandani shot across Mumbai over a period of 13 years. They look at how the theatre of politics plays out in the minds of people in the aftermath of the spectacle that are political events.

Shadows Of Our Forgotten Ancestors

Shadows Of Our Forgotten Ancestors

Feb 06, 2022

Public art in India, especially of statues, focuses inordinately on political figures, and almost completely ignores figures from the arts and culture

Saris To Saffron: Power Dressing And The Indian Politician

Saris To Saffron: Power Dressing And The Indian Politician

Feb 03, 2022

For politicians, dressing up for the masses is about endorsing an image, or conveying a message

Rare Books From Pre-Independent India At Prinseps Nationalism Book Auction

Rare Books From Pre-Independent India At Prinseps Nationalism Book Auction

Jan 31, 2022

Featuring 85 slots, the online sale comprised a rare catalogue of first-edition books printed from the pre-independence to the post-independence era in India, most of which were appearing at an auction for the first time ever.

UDAAN: Giving Girls The Wings To Fly

UDAAN: Giving Girls The Wings To Fly

Jan 26, 2022

The Rajasthan government’s women empowerment project UDAAN is transforming the lives of girls in the districts of Dausa, Karauli and Tonk

How To Be Single: Women And The Art Of Being Happily Alone

How To Be Single: Women And The Art Of Being Happily Alone

Jan 17, 2022

They may have loved once, but the love wore off. Their idea of love and what they look for in a partner, too, changed. As independent women, they are now more aware — of what they want, of who they want.

Harry Potter Reunion: A Personal Account Of An Avid Potterhead

Harry Potter Reunion: A Personal Account Of An Avid Potterhead

Jan 04, 2022

Watching the reunion was akin to going through one’s childhood album, with your parents and grandparents narrating the behind the scenes that led to all those snap worthy moments.

World Records For Bendre, Dhurandhar And Krishen Khanna At AstaGuru Modern Art Sale

World Records For Bendre, Dhurandhar And Krishen Khanna At AstaGuru Modern Art Sale

Jan 02, 2022

Forty-one iconic modern Indian masterpieces went under the hammer at the AstaGuru Modern Indian art sale, fetching an impressive total sale value of Rs 93.20 crore (approx.)

Racism And Alienation: North-East Indians Fleeing Insurgency Find No Solace In Delhi

Racism And Alienation: North-East Indians Fleeing Insurgency Find No Solace In Delhi

Dec 28, 2021

People from the North-East living in Delhi often face racial profiling, discrimination, difficulties in getting jobs or safe housing.

Justice At Last For Sex Workers?

Justice At Last For Sex Workers?

Dec 19, 2021

The Supreme Court issued an order on December 14 directing the states and union territories to start the process of of issuing identity proofs for sex workers. How easy will be to implement?

Artist Gobardhan Ash’s Works At India’s First NFT Auction

Artist Gobardhan Ash’s Works At India’s First NFT Auction

Dec 16, 2021

While the physical works on paper carry an estimate of Rs 30,000 - 1,50,000, the NFTs are estimated at Rs 1,000 - 25,000, offering accessible prices to newer collectors exploring the NFT market for the first time.

How Indian Artists Are Addressing Issues Of Environment Through Artwork

How Indian Artists Are Addressing Issues Of Environment Through Artwork

Dec 13, 2021

With environmental hazards engulfing us like never before, Indian artists Gigi Scaria, Vibha Galhotra and Chandra Bhattacharjee are spreading important messages through their creative expertise. Here's a compilation of their artwork

High Density Population Adds To The Woes Of Pollution In Delhi Slums During Winter

High Density Population Adds To The Woes Of Pollution In Delhi Slums During Winter

Dec 09, 2021

From the pollution capital of the world, a tale of intertwined yet divergent lives of slum dwellers in Delhi

India Needs Kabir Today More Than Any Other Time

India Needs Kabir Today More Than Any Other Time

Dec 02, 2021

The Mahindra Kabira Festival at Guleria Ghat in Varanasi was a gentle reminder of the Sufi saint’s centrality to India’s syncretism

Artist Praneet Soi Maps Migration Of Images, Patterns In New Show

Artist Praneet Soi Maps Migration Of Images, Patterns In New Show

Nov 25, 2021

The show titled, 'Migrations' underway at the Vadehra Art Gallery in a way seems to converge the artist's lived experiences in different parts of the world and his most memorable impressions of these places into this one exhibition space.

Dissent Is A Work Of Art

Dissent Is A Work Of Art

Nov 25, 2021

As a medium of ethical intervention, art has been pivotal in conveying messages of recent protests to the masses

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