Shrabonti Bagchi
a protester dressed as Mahatma Gandhi at a demonstration held on 19 December after the imposition of Section 144 in the city.

A tale of two protests

4 min read . 20 Dec 2019
Restaurant industry employees protesting outside Monkey Bar with placards and wreaths on 25 November. (Photo: Sharana Basappa/Mint)

Bengaluru’s silent night

13 min read . 14 Dec 2019
Manu Kumar Jain.  (Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint)

Manu Kumar Jain: The smartphone man

7 min read . 06 Dec 2019
‘Harry Potter’ fans in Edinburgh in June 2017.

Inside a Harry Potter fandom

3 min read . 30 Nov 2019
Dunzo CEO and co-founder Kabeer Biswas

Kabeer Biswas: Hyper about local

8 min read . 08 Nov 2019
Actor-turned-author Lisa Ray.

Hope and high spirits at a lit fest

1 min read . 08 Nov 2019
A scene from the play ‘Hello Farmaaish’; and (below) ‘Eidgah Ke Jinnat’.
Volunteers who have developed expertise over time are allowed to handle animals like baby monkeys and birds.  (Photo: Courtesy: PFA)

Diwali Special: Back to the wild

4 min read . 26 Oct 2019
Bamzai believes India’s work culture must change for women to embrace their careers. (Photo: Alamy)

The world on her shoulders

3 min read . 12 Oct 2019
A contemporary interpretation of the ‘pichvai’ in which the idol has been left out of the image.  (Photo: Pooja Singhal/Galleryske)

A move towards minimalism

2 min read . 06 Oct 2019
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The South Asian Symphony Orchestra rehearsing in Bengaluru ahead of the ‘Peace Notes’ concert; and Nirupama Rao. (Photo: Nirupama Rao)

‘Music is a great enabler’

2 min read . 04 Oct 2019
An RTI application shows 275 children adopted by families and single parents have returned to the system over the past two years

The returned

15 min read . 28 Sep 2019
In ‘Daura’, a musician’s recounting of a folk myth transports the young district collector, the protagonist of the story.  (Photo: istock)

A tour of madness

4 min read . 21 Sep 2019
Talking queer with kids

Talking queer with kids

3 min read . 31 Aug 2019