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  • Today, in search of Pakistan

    Today, in search of Pakistan

    A new book looks at contemporary art in Pakistan, which reflects the country’s turbulent, provocative relationship with its political and social fabric, writes Kareena Gianani

  • Giving flight to his dreams

    Giving flight to his dreams

    Mittu Chandilya, tells Anu Prabhakar why he loves it when people underestimate him, how he believes in breaking norms and what makes him a committed family man

  • Rising from the shadow of abuse

    Rising from the shadow of abuse

    As part of the Dharavi Biennale, organised by NGO SNEHA, women (and even a few good men!) attended performances of Vagina Monologues in Hindi and shared personal stories of domestic abuse and violence with the audience

  • Click to rent a couch

    Click to rent a couch

    Powai-based entrepreneur Geetansh Bamania talks about his six-month-old venture Rentomojo, where customers can rent home furniture and decor and how he plans to expand  operations to other cities

  • The ice runners

    The ice runners

    Three Hyderabad-based women are gearing up to participate in the 42-km-long Antarctica Marathon on March 9

  • Poonam Soni's rebellious streak and belief in Buddhism

    Poonam Soni's rebellious streak and belief in Buddhism

    Jewellery designer Poonam Soni speaks to Deepali Dhingra about her vision for life, the Buddhist philosophy that changed her life and how she bonds with her daughters over shopping

  • This happens only in India

    This happens only in India

    Bone-setters, healers, sex clinics — Ratan Vaswani is interested in them all. His project, Medicine Corner, opens at the Dharavi Biennale and explores the baffling, rich cultures of codified and alternative medicine across India, finds Kareena Gianani

  • Who is afraid of mathematics?

    Who is afraid of mathematics?

    No child need be, if IIT-Bombay alumni Kunal Gandhi and Gunjan Agrawal have their way. Their start-up, Logic Roots, overhauls the way maths is taught in Indian classrooms by designing games, activities and apps that provide 20 times more practice in the same time, finds Kareena Gianani

  • I play to win: Zorawar Kalra

    I play to win: Zorawar Kalra

    Zorawar Kalra, Founder and MD of Massive Restaurants Pvt Ltd, speaks to Deepali Dhingra about his fascination for Indian cuisine, his love for fast cars and more in a candid chat

  • I waited, and saw much rubbish being published: Eimear McBride

    I waited, and saw much rubbish being published: Eimear McBride

    Eimear McBride's novel, A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing, won the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction nine years after it was written. Kareena Gianani meets the author at the recently-concluded JLF 2015

  • Manish Sharma on balancing his online and offline worlds

    Manish Sharma on balancing his online and offline worlds

    Manish Sharma shares with us the 'filmi' story of how he got his first job, his love for gadgets and antiques and why it is important to strike a balance between technology and personal space

  • EDM with an Indian twist

    EDM with an Indian twist

    By incorporating electronic beats into Hindustani classical music, Mumbai-based band Samved hopes to appeal to the youth. Founding member Ritvik Joe speaks about their upcoming gig and their new album

  • Young the Giant: The brothers of rocking music

    Young the Giant: The brothers of rocking music

    American indie rock band Young The Giant is slated to perform at the upcoming SulaFest in Nashik this weekend. Frontman Sameer Gadhia talks to Deepali Dhingra about their musical journey, their latest album and why his band mates are the closest he has to blood brothers

  • I love treading into unchartered territories: Deepak Dhar

    I love treading into unchartered territories: Deepak Dhar

    Deepak Dhar, CEO and Managing Director, Endemol India, tells Deepali Dhingra why he is an ardent fan of Amitabh Bachchan and how he assured his parents that he isn’t part of the underworld

  • A revolution, one small press at a time

    A revolution, one small press at a time

    An ambitious contest for South Asian writers and poets. An India-China writing collaboration. A poetry festival in Mumbai. Kareena Gianani speaks to small presses founded by writers about ferreting out new talent, challenges, and what a Sahitya Akademi award could mean for their work

  • The agony of displacement

    The agony of displacement

    Artist Ranbir Kaleka’s installation, House of Opaque, which reflects the loss caused by the recurring Sundarbans flood, is one of the top 15 works selected for the Asia Pacific Brewery Foundation’s Signature Art Prize

  • I'm yet to travel to a country that bowled me over: Rajesh Magow

    I'm yet to travel to a country that bowled me over: Rajesh Magow

    Rajesh Magow, CEO-India and co-founder of MakeMyTrip.com, talks about his childhood in Punjab, the time his team was advised to shut down MakeMyTrip and his favourite destinations

  • Bound by a common spell

    Bound by a common spell

    One woman wakes up with a ‘purplered fleshblob’ for a tongue, while another tiptoes around her husband’s somnambulism. Arun Kale’s online magazine, Helter Skelter, marks its first foray into print, and Kareena Gianani finds unfettered imagination between its pages

  • An ode to the man of love

    An ode to the man of love

    Alyque Padamsee tells Ananya Ghosh that his adaptation of Jesus Christ Superstar is as relevant as ever

  • Restaurateur Rahul Akerkar's culinary journey

    Restaurateur Rahul Akerkar's culinary journey

    From overcoming his speech impediment to being promoted from a dishwasher to a chef, restaurateur and avid diver, Rahul Akerkar spills the beans on living life on his own terms