Sunday Lengthy Reads: Artists’ exploring relationship with meals, Jamdani at Cannes, Coomi Kapoor interview, and extra

On the 2017 Artwork Basel, the often well-turned-out Subodh Gupta was seen strolling up and down the aisles carrying an apron. As a substitute of blending paints or establishing his … Read More

Why so severe?: What lies behind the rising resistance to Indian stand-up comedy?

Humorist Munawar Faruqui’s publish on social media from the final fortnight goes one thing like this:I come from Two Indias19472014 #FreedomOfSpeech Faruqui’s joke, whereas alluding to the controversial statements made … Read More

When Mangalesh Dabral steered away from Urdu phrases when translating Jaya Ganga into Hindi

This Quantity Does Not Exist, yeh quantity maujood nahin hai. The traces between Mangalesh Dabral’s verse and actuality blurred for Paris-based Indian writer-filmmaker Vijay Singh final yr, round this time, … Read More

Sunday Lengthy Reads: PV Sindhu, Tokyo Olympics 2020, Pa Ranjith interview, empathy in pandemic, and extra

PV Sindhu makes historical past by clearing browser caches of her aggressive life. Her secret to succeeding on a badminton court docket is remembering, unfailingly, to neglect. Win or lose; … Read More

#boycottFabIndia: Clothes model pulls advert after newest marketing campaign sparks row

Well-liked clothes model, FabIndia, a favorite of many who like sporting their ‘ethnic-printed’ kurtas, discovered themselves embroiled in an argument concerning their newest tweet. The tweet had promoted their newest clothes … Read More

Sunday Lengthy Reads: Afghanistan earlier than Taliban, Vir Sanghvi memoir, concept of wabi-sabi, and extra

By means of the incessant rain exterior my window in Mumbai, in my thoughts’s eye I see glimpses of the Paghman vary, the mountains that have been seen from each … Read More

Are you able to construct a home in seven days? Anupama Kundoo can

Final month, architect Anupama Kundoo received two worldwide awards — RIBA Charles Jencks Award and the Auguste Perret Prize — that honour innovation in expertise and the architectural idea utilized … Read More

‘Plenty of the English music I sang was impressed from Hindustani classical’: Amit Chaudhuri

Was the discharge of your newest album, Seventeen, across the similar time as your guide, Discovering the Raga: An Improvisation on Indian Music, a aware choice? No, it simply type … Read More