Arts  /  Published 17.01.20

Exploring pain: A tribute to Dinkar Kowshik

The rootedness and the reaching-out that mark the Visva Bharati ethos is apparent in Dinkar Kowshik (1918-2011) himself. After all, he’d imbibed its searching eclecticism as a student in the 1940s, ...
By Rita Datta

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Savarkar mercy plea? Not with govt

The culture ministry on Tuesday informed Parliament that the department of art and culture of Andaman and Nicobar had no record of the mercy petitions V.D. Savarkar had made to the British for release...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

A civilizational code that lingers

As an ‘OCI card-holder’, to speak the language of immigration counters of the international airport in Delhi, I could perhaps say that my life is an instance of the realization of the slogan, ‘M...
By Dipesh Chakrabarty

Odisha  /  Published 20.11.18

Foreigners make sculpture from waste

A group of foreign artists from across the world have come up with art installations made from waste materials in the city.The live sculpturing session, which began on November 1, will culminate with ...
By Anwesha Ambaly in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.19

Tribal atlas will be published by Dr Ram Dayal Munda Tribal Welfare Research Institute

Jharkhand will become the second state in the country to have an atlas for its tribal population — a set of maps, visuals and statistics highlighting demography of the 32 tribal groups in the state....
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


India  /  Published 07.06.20

Culture ministry nod to open 820 ASI monuments

The Union culture ministry on Sunday approved opening of 820 centrally-protected monuments under the Archeological Survey of India which has places of worship from June 8, minister Prahlad Patel said....
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.11.18

Tribal concerns same the world over, say delegates at global meet Samvaad

He lives in Lusaka, the glittering capital of Zambia, and hails from the Kaonde tribe. One of the 1,700 participants of Tata Steel’s five-day global tribal conclave Samvaad here in the steel city, N...
By Our Correspondent

Books  /  Published 16.05.19

Southern skies

Tamil Nadu could well strike those located north of the proverbial Vindhyas as a bit of an enigma. The Preface to A.R. Venkatachalapathy’s book, an exploration of issues crucial to the times “refr...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Arts  /  Published 14.03.20

Mind, matter and history

Erasure: Time’s sport with the mind, with inert matter and, of course, history; deletions to refine expressions; brutal excisions to re-fashion narratives of the past, like the air-brushed photograp...
By Rita Datta

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.19

Our 1980s Bombay version of the Ramayana

Jai Siya Ram. The sound boomed over the cacophony of the evening games and the terrified children started scampering off to a safe distance. The giant languidly lurched forward and managed to catch Ja...
By Rafique Ahmed Jinabade


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