Death anniversary

Satyajit Ray at the shoot of his film, ‘Pratidwandi’, in 1970. Photo: AFP

The filmmaker who wouldn’t bend

4 min read . 27 Apr 2018
(clockwise, from above) Matthias Dörfelt’s bitcoin as paper currency; the new Norwegian krone; and American design firm Dowling Duncan’s proposed vertical note designs.

A note without Gandhi

2 min read . 27 Jan 2018
Photo: Getty Images

What if the Mahatma had lived?

13 min read . 27 Jan 2018
Saadat Hasan Manto with wife Safia (left) and sister-in-law Zakia Hamid Jalal in Bombay. Photographs courtesy the Manto family

Saadat Hasan Manto, the family man

6 min read . 20 Jan 2018