October 23, 2019
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
In Outlook this week, a diary by classical dancer Sonal Mansingh
Jun 26, 2019
Living Room Gigs: Music, Poetry, Stories Get A Snug Corner
Music, storytelling, poetry, dance and pop-ups get a snug corner—the living room
Feb 13, 2019
Lachmi Deb Roy
No Beauty Or Aesthetics: How Expansivist 'Culture' Killed Dance
The old grammar of aesthetics boiled things down to their essence. Expansivist Hindu ‘Kultur’ killed that delicate dance.
Jan 24, 2019
Navtej Singh Johar
A Touch Of Eros
The transformation of the Devadasi’s Sadir with its nationalisation deprived it of the sensual and the erotic
Jan 24, 2019
Republic Of India: A Danse Penumbral
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.
Jan 24, 2019
The Subcontinental Menu
A famous temple in Guwahati has a 'bleeding goddess' as the deity; whosoever weds 25-year-old Geeta must swear to aid her in her quest to find her parents; read all the juicy gossips here...
Jun 14, 2018
Nouveau Rasa Diary
Choreography for films is totally different from doing it for the stage. After 30 seconds, it’s a cut.., says India’s foremost contemporary dancer Astad Deboo.
Apr 12, 2018
Why Does Doubt Grow On You, O Manasa?
Change is the only constant, even at the heart of arts stabilised by tradition. Kathakali critically examines itself in the mirror....
Jan 18, 2018
MBA And The Maestro
Management and the arts can go well together. Examples abound even in classical genres of music and dance.
Sep 19, 2017
One Of Terpsichore’s Own
Sonal Mansingh’s metier enveloped her soul. At the forefront of a renaissance in performing arts post 1947, this is a celebration of a life danced to the full.
May 18, 2017
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Kalamandalam Gopi--the greatest living Kathakali performer-- on the artform and the improbable stardom he enjoys, even at 80!
Jan 05, 2017
Delhi HC Grants Bail To Congress’ D K Shivakumar In Money Laundering Case
With Killing Of Zakir Musa's Successor, Police Say Al Qaeda's Offshoot Wiped Out In Kashmir
From 2021, Those With More Than 2 Children In Assam Will Be Ineligible For Govt Jobs
#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait
Why 'Dhoni', 'Tendulkar' And 'Sindhu' Are Extremely Dangerous For You
Bollywood’s Double Whammy For Bald People Is Regressive, Not Cool
When Asked To Bend, We Turned To Kafka, George Orwell
Rape Survivors Experience Health Problems For Years After Traumatic Episode
Everything Is ‘Normal’ In The Wonderland That Is Kashmir
Blaming BJP For Rot Within Won’t Help Congress
Jadavpur Fracas Godsend For BJP, It Is Set To Crack Open Left's Citadel
PIL In Delhi HC To Link Social Media Accounts With Aadhaar, PAN
Kathua Rape Case: Court Asks J&K Police To File FIR Against SIT Members
Justice Arun Mishra Refuses To Recuse From Hearing Land Acquisition Case
China Invites Taliban For Two-Day Conference To Discuss Afghan Problem
Ganguly Officially Takes Charge As 39th BCCI President
Rai Defends Bouncers Against CoA
BJP Set To Win Maha, Haryana, Yet Supporters Are Somewhat Cold. Why?
Kerala Nun Accuses Bishop Franco Of Harassment, Character Assassination
Riches To Rags: How Billionaire Ranbaxy Brothers Malvinder And Shivinder Singh Landed In Jail
Fake Bazaar! From Lipsticks To Toothpastes, Noodles To Milk, Counterfeit Products Make A Killing
Sex, Violence And Abuses Alone Can't Win Viewers, Content Must Relate To Common Man: Manoj Bajpayee
The Websters: How Web Series Are Changing Dictionary of Stardom
M-S-D: Three Musketeers Who Engineered Kashmir's Bloodless Coup, But Are Their Plans Sustainable?
Death By Debt: Indian Businesses Are Devastated, Tax Terror Adds To Woes
Spilling The Beans: How Murky Was Cafe Coffee Day Founder VG Siddartha's Death
Kashmir Fireworks Incite Separatist Voices In Tamil Nadu, Will It Sully BJP's Image?