Avantika Bhuyan
Ritu Dalmia

Return of the diva

2 min read . 16 Aug 2019
A national record in Kochi in 2018 for the most number of people whistling together (Photo Courtesy: Rigveda Deshpandey)

Whistling to win

6 min read . 09 Aug 2019
Sushma Swaraj with foreign ministers and officials at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Beijing in April 2018. reuters

Sushma Swaraj's famous five speeches

4 min read . 09 Aug 2019
‘Kakai Kata’ (cactus), by Mayank Shyam

A change of art

4 min read . 02 Aug 2019
A meal at Ajam Emba

Farm to school

4 min read . 02 Aug 2019
Boat clinics try to bring healthcare closer to residents of Assam’s islands in 13 districts

Ferrying hope on the Brahmaputra

8 min read . 26 Jul 2019
The play features performances by Ronita Mookerji and Sharanya Ramprakash.  (Bombay Film Factory)

The boxing ring as a stage

2 min read . 26 Jul 2019
Lunar-themed sweets include rice ‘payasam’ served as ‘prasad’

Eat under the moon

8 min read . 20 Jul 2019
Radha imagines Krishna with other women, from ‘Gita Govinda’, attributed to Purkhu

Art’s steadfast muse

9 min read . 20 Jul 2019
A signed photograph of Buzz Aldrin taken by Neil Armstrong at Tranquility Base

Bidding for a piece of the moon

3 min read . 20 Jul 2019
The pasteurization units at the Amaara Human Milk Bank at La Femme Fortis in Delhi

Banking on breast milk

12 min read . 13 Jul 2019
(from above) ‘Mahabharata’, directed by Anurupa Roy; a novel puppet dance drama production by Avinash Kumar; and ‘Bird’s Eye View’ by Choiti Ghosh.

Puppetry for adults

4 min read . 13 Jul 2019
An inscribed ‘mohra’ of a male deity from the Shimla Hills (bronze, 12th-14th century).  (Courtesy: B.N. Aryan)

Going beyond Kangra painting

2 min read . 12 Jul 2019
‘Nagpanchami’ (1973) by J. Sultan Ali

Madras’ brand of regional modernism

2 min read . 07 Jul 2019
A Middle -Eastern spread

‘Kabuli pulao’ in Khirki

5 min read . 07 Jul 2019
The women from Zaika-e-Nizamuddin offer catering and delivery services, as well as the option of private dinners in Nizamuddin, and take bulk orders too. (Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Nizamuddin’s stories of change

7 min read . 04 Jul 2019
Raghava K.K. (left) and Karthik Kalyanaraman of 64/1

Game of the future

4 min read . 30 Jun 2019
Ankush Safaya’s work from ‘The Sacred And The Profane’, at the Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, in 2017. Courtesy N Divya

For artists who think out of the box

2 min read . 23 Jun 2019