Cultures

One of India’s most respected public intellectuals, Romila Thapar (below) has always been interested in how our ideas of the past inflect the present. Photo: HT

Who owns the nation state?

6 min read . 07 Apr 2018
Tarshito with his work in New Delhi.Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Art without borders

4 min read . 09 Mar 2018
Manish Mehrotra at Indian Accent in Delhi. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

London will soon get an Indian Accent

5 min read . 02 Sep 2017
In a piece on Palestinian-Israeli politics, hummus appears as a symbol of nationalism. Photo: Alamy<br />

The food wars

3 min read . 21 Jul 2016
A Raja Ravi Varma painting shows Indian women dressed in regional attire. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

When one lens views it all

5 min read . 28 Sep 2013
<br />No handshake: The Japanese greet with a slight bow of the head. <br />

Getting the &#8216;hello&#8217; right

3 min read . 13 Aug 2012
<br />Success mantra: It’s important to understand the work culture and build relationships with the team.<br />

The rules of engagement

4 min read . 08 May 2011
<br />Mind travel: Film-maker James Cameron (left) and Lakshmi Pratury in conversation at INK 2010 in Lavasa, Maharashtra, in December. Gene Driskell/INK<br />

Caviar for your grey cells

4 min read . 24 Mar 2011
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Danger Signals

1 min read . 15 Feb 2011