Asmita Bakshi
Voices of the Valley

Voices of the Valley

17 min read . 10 Aug 2019
Anshuman Maharaj playing the electric sarod at his home in Varanasi (Sanjay Gupta/Mint)

Strings for the moment

7 min read . 03 Aug 2019
A young boy jumps outside the community-run museum in Henasku. (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

How Kargil won itself back

17 min read . 26 Jul 2019
OkCupid acknowledges 22 gender identities.

Matching with Pride

1 min read . 21 Jun 2019
Rhizome Lee during a Butoh performance.  (Raúl Bartolomé)

Dance of darkness

2 min read . 14 Jun 2019
Rajni Ramachandran teaches elaborate hoop techniques. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

A turn for the better

4 min read . 04 May 2019
Tinder profiles created for Chai (left) and Kween.

#PawfectMatch: Tails of love

1 min read . 03 May 2019
A keto burger made with lettuce. (iStock)

Who’s afraid of the keto diet?

19 min read . 06 Apr 2019
Divya Deswal conducting a birthing class in Delhi’s Phoenix Hospital. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Labour of Love

13 min read . 15 Mar 2019
How to Lounge this weekend

How to Lounge this weekend 

1 min read . 08 Mar 2019
Sections from Rohan Dahotre’s ‘Animal Doodles’ series. Photo courtesy: Rohan Dahotre  

Drawing from nature

4 min read . 01 Mar 2019
Kanishka Sharma (left) trains a student in Pekiti Tirsia Kali. Photo: Pekiti Tirsia Kali India
A young follower of the Sant Nirankari Mission sits in prayer at the weekly ‘satsang’ in Delhi. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Swipe right for spirituality

16 min read . 16 Feb 2019