Dhamini Ratnam
Dominic D’Souza.
A still from Malayalam film ‘Ka Bodyscapes’ (2015)

Bawdy politics

6 min read . 11 Mar 2017
Card-players in Kolkata (1980). Photos: William Gedney Photographs Courtesy of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University

Gedney’s intimate gaze of India

5 min read . 04 Mar 2017
A Nagaur miniature, circa 1750, valued at Rs50-70 lakh.

Art Scan: Antique acquisition

3 min read . 03 Mar 2017
A Gift Of Goddess Lakshmi, A Candid Biography Of India’s First Transgender Principal: By Manobi Bandyopadhyay with Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey, Penguin Random House India, 184 pages, Rs399.

Transwoman, trailblazer

2 min read . 24 Feb 2017
One of the images featured in ‘Insomnia Monologues’. Courtesy The Artist/Chemould Prescott Road

The poetics of space

3 min read . 24 Feb 2017
Art Scan: Clarion call

Art Scan: Clarion call

1 min read . 17 Feb 2017
Shadow Garden. Photo: Jhaveri Contemporary

‘In praise of shadows’

2 min read . 17 Feb 2017
The event was organized by Floh, a Web-based, technology-driven platform that describes itself as a community of singles, not a dating application.

Single in the city

4 min read . 11 Feb 2017
Young women cast their vote in the 2016 Assam polls.

Women’s voices in elections

3 min read . 10 Feb 2017
Love and longing in Vienna

Love and longing in Vienna

4 min read . 10 Feb 2017
A whole generation has grown up not knowing life without the internet

Caught in the net

1 min read . 10 Feb 2017
A protest rally in Bengaluru on 9 January.Photo: Kashif Masood/Hindustan Times

Women will go out

3 min read . 20 Jan 2017
Mahatma Gandhi telephoning from the office hut in Sevagram Ashram, 1938. Photo: Kanu Gandhi/The Estate of Kanu Gandhi.

In your city: Mumbai

1 min read . 13 Jan 2017
(From left) Lalit Khatana, Mandeep Raikhy and Parinay Mehra. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

Two men and a charpoy

4 min read . 13 Jan 2017
Karan Johar’s seems to be an ongoing struggle with how much tradition and convention he is willing to upend. Photo: Prodip Guha/Hindustan Times

Karan Johar’s mistrust of labels

3 min read . 13 Jan 2017
Members of the transgender community celebrating the Nalsa judgement. Photo: Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times (Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times)

Third gender, first priority

4 min read . 07 Jan 2017