Shoba narayan

Shoba Narayan chronicles her adventures with the bovine kind in India in her new book. Photo: Hindustan Times

The ‘Mercedes Benz’ among cows

6 min read . 24 Feb 2018
Photo: Shoba Narayan<br />

Ambalapuzha’s payasam

16 min read . 15 May 2015
Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<br />

Udupi: the preamble

11 min read . 07 May 2015
Train Diaries

Train Diaries

1 min read . 19 Sep 2014
Train Diaries

Train Diaries

1 min read . 19 Sep 2014
When Bhimsen Joshi or M.S. Subbulakshmi (centre) sang, the ‘bhakti rasa’ was evident. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

Carnatic music versus Harry Potter

4 min read . 18 Jan 2014
For vegetarians, perhaps, aromatic and dry, cool-climate wines with low alcohol content work best. Photo: Divya Babu/Min<br />

Wine wisdom: figure out your palate

4 min read . 23 Nov 2013
A still from the documentary ‘I, Dance’<br />

Why a dance is worth a thousand words

4 min read . 16 Nov 2013
A Nappa Dori bag<br />

Take risks, make your gifts special

2 min read . 26 Oct 2013
María de Villota was one of the few women  drivers in the male-dominated sport of Formula One. Photo: Daniel Munoz/Reuters<br />

Be the woman of your choice

4 min read . 18 Oct 2013
Padma Ramachandran was the first woman chief secretary of Kerala. Photo courtesy: Shoba Narayan<br />

A conformist and a rebel

5 min read . 12 Oct 2013
Kharbanda (left) in a small but memorable role in ‘Monsoon Wedding’<br />

Cherish the weird and the wonderful

4 min read . 05 Oct 2013
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
The vintage rally in Bangalore was part of a campaign for a cleaner city. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<br />

Driven by a passion for possession

4 min read . 14 Sep 2013
The Homi Bhabha collection at Mumbai’s National Gallery of Modern Art. Photo: S. Kumar/Mint<br />

The Indian museum makeover 101

4 min read . 31 Aug 2013