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A Suitable Boy Review: Lost in translation, but shines as a saga

Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy, based on Vikram Seth’s 1993-novel of the same name, transports its audience to a world of its own When the first look of Mira Nair’s…

A happening park

Nehru Park is getting a facelift that will change it in many ways Nehru Park is one of the most underrated parks—an 80-acre rectangular green patch on the map of…

Being Indian and gay 

Spanning five decades, Sunil Gupta’s works exploring sexuality, representation, and cultural differences seek an answer to the question of what it means to be a gay Indian man Subversive, impulsive,…

No ticket to ride 

With the festive season in full swing now, people stuck in metro cities planning to visit their  hometowns have been confronted with another problem: non-availability of tickets  Every year during…

Perils of pedalling solo

With the increasing popularity of cycling in the National Capital, the challenge of ensuring the safety of cyclists, especially women cyclists, is a major challenge  On 26 October, a 35-year-old…

Spectrums of art 

Bringing together the works of two diverse artists, Chitra Ganesh and Manjunath Kamath, Gallery Espace is hosting a unique online exhibition on Art In Touch  Two artists with very different…

Events of the week

Kebabs galore What: Winter is almost here, so how can a kebab fest be far behind. The stories and recipes revolving around kebabs are many, from ancient hunter-gatherers to the…

Modern at 100

An alumnus celebrates the quirkiness of his alma mater Modern School, Barakhamba Road is celebrating its centenary year.  The institution was founded at a time when the capital of India…

Beyond borders 

Geetanjali Shree’s Ret Samadhi is one of the rare pieces of Hindi literature that brings to life the struggles and growth of women in India, without being preachy In last…