For the student from the Hindi heartland, the civil services remain the peak of redemption from their mundane existence, and life away from home in Delhi preparing for the exams to their transition to adulthood.
A letter to boxing prodigy Nikhat Zareen acknowledges the efforts of her father and offers words of advice on the way forward
The topaz blue of the Toronto sky can transport one to the luminous regions of solitude.
Mohammad Ali Jinnah's first meeting with Mahatma Gandhi has been written about, but hardly any biographer has focused on what Jinnah said in that meeting. Here’s what he had said.
The death of Wajiri did not make it to the local news, nor did the police check on her disappearance. It was just another case, a statistic best forgotten.
'Daman' by filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, was probably the first Hindi film to be made on the subject of marital rape. Actress Raveena Tandon speaks to Outlook about the 'risk' she took with the film and how it paid off, among other things.
One reason behind the soaring box office success of the Telugu film industry is its fiery female star cast
Media is the fourth pillar of democracy, along with executive, legislative and judiciary. But, in the post-truth era of embedded journalism, newspapers have cast aside objectivity to reveal their communal bias. It is evident in the Hindi newspapers’ coverage of the Gyanvapi controversy.
What are the consolations for the adventurer on a searing journey riven by human suffering? Can thoughts be volatile and violent? Can despondency seep into one’s insides? Can fragrance be deceptive?
Translated from the groundbreaking Tamil novel Pasitha Manidam (1978), Hungry Humans is set in the conservative and caste-conscious temple town of Kumbakonam and explores masculinity, desire and sexuality. Seeking treatment for leprosy, when Ganesan returns to the town of his childhood after four decades, he must also come to terms with his past, including his strong disavowal of Brahminical morality.