One life is not enough, I need three, says artist Jatin Das

Noted artist and painter Jatin Das, known to his friends as Jatin Da, whose retrospective is being showcased at the National Gallery of Modern Arts, talks about his childhood, education in art and the commercialisation of the enterprise in this exclusive conversation with Patriot

A corner of Delhi that is forever Garhwal 

The city boasts of two iconic Garhwali landmarks — Garhwal Bhawan and Garhwal Heroes — which have provided emotional support and received a lot of love from the diaspora of the hill districts

People’s theatre rises from the ashes again

While the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) has almost fizzled out in Delhi, it is reviving with a slightly different approach in other parts of the country

Afghan refugees’ school of hope hangs by a thread

Ahmad Khan Anjam started an institute in 2017 to teach English, Indian languages and other subjects to fellow Afghan refugees, but lack of funds may lead to its closure

‘Salaries don’t suffice’: Employees fume as firms clamp down on side gigs

While CEOs see side jobs as ‘cheating’, for most employees, it’s the only way to make ends meet in the post-pandemic age when prices are ‘skyrocketing’ with every passing day. They say it’s the only way to survive the flood of expenses

Are marital history and sexual activity mutually exclusive? Twitter erupts in a debate

Following a tweet by Soumya Mishra, Twitter was abuzz with a debate around whether gynaecologists should ask about marital status to understand if the patient is sexually active

Donning multiple hats with ease: Veteran actor Rakesh Bedi to receive Rashtriya Gaurav Award

Rakesh Bedi reaches his home-town Delhi this weekend to receive Rashtriya Gaurav Award and bring his immensely popular play ‘Massage’ to theatre lovers

Sonakshi Sinha speaks: ‘Women characters are now depicted as strong and bold’

Sonakshi Sinha explains how the role of women has changed in cinema over the years and talks about her upcoming projects like Nikita Roy And The Book Of Darkness and Heeramandi

‘Fortunate to get the main role in a Vidhu Vinod Chopra film’

Actor Vikrant Massey says working with the celebrated director is a dream come true; He also talks about the challenges he faced in playing the role of an IPS aspirant

Delhi miss Vijay Hazare one-day knockouts after loss to Haryana

Delhi lose to group leaders Haryana by 53 runs to miss the chance to qualify for knockouts of the Vijay Hazare one-dayers

Skeet titles for Anantjeet and Ganemat in National Shooting

Anantjeet Singh Naruka, looking to earn Olympic quota, and Ganemat Sekhon won the men and women’s skeet events at the National Shooting Championships in shotgun in the Capital; this is Naruka’s second national title

Delhi crash against J&K in Vijay Hazare one-dayers

Delhi bowlers concede 299 to J&K before batsmen falter and are all out for just 224 in 45.3 overs

Ayush Badoni’s lone hand in vain as Delhi lose to Karnataka in Vijay Hazare

Delhi batsman Ayush Badoni scored 100 out of the meagre 143 made by Delhi as Karnataka romp home to six-wicket win in Vijay Hazare one-dayers; Delhi slump to fourth spot in points table


    Witness ‘SAMAGATI,’ an exploration of unity and spiritual essence through dance

    The Chintz Story

    Curated by Ina Puri, the exhibition showcases 20 works on hand-spun and handwoven clothes

    ‘The King of Ruins’: New exhibition by artist Shubham Malav looks at dynamics of power

    The exhibition unfolds Malav’s exploration of the relentless pursuit of dominance that crushes peace and humanity

    Pixel – A show by Compagnie Käfig

    Contemporary dance masterpiece, “Pixel” is poised to make its mark on the Indian stage for the very first time

    The purr-fect pet? Why city’s in grip of cat fever

    Demand for cats has increased after lockdown as they are easy to maintain, manage themselves well and don’t need to be accompanied outdoors like dogs

    Exploring the winter wraparound

    From Kashmir’s premium Pashmina to Kullu, Naga and Bhujodi, India boasts of a variety of shawls; textiles expert Nidhi Jain provides her insight

    A splendid weekend getaway at Holiday Inn Gurugram

    The hotel’s commitment to providing an exceptional guest experience, combined with its luxurious amenities, ensures that a stay at Holiday Inn Gurugram is not just a temporary escape but a cherished memory

    A designer with an artist’s soul

    Payal Jain says that her designs have a western body and an Indian soul and that when she creates couture, it’s about perceiving and understanding the person who adorn it

    An Army Captain’s Journey from Cantonments to Global Acclaim

    Manjeet Singh Bullar incorporates diverse forms to preserve traditional art for contemporary and future generations

    Why Biki Oberoi, the grand old man of Indian hotel industry and Chairman Emeritus of Oberoi Group, asked Bhutto’s friend to design Oberoi Intercontinental | Obituary

    ‘PRS Oberoi lived a full life. He was an icon, no doubt,’ friends and acquaintances remember Biki Oberoi, who died on Tuesday

    ‘Resham Sutra’, gives fresh hope to weavers in rural India

    The Delhi-based start-up manufactures machines that run on renewable energy and make life easy for the artisans

    Ashwani Khurana: A businessman who builds sustainable societies

    On World Sustainability Day, meet enterprising Ashwani Khurana, the country’s highest tax-payer in 1989, who is now making money by building an environment-friendly society around him

    In Radhakrishnan’s Retrospective, Thrives Musui and Maiya

    Celebrated sculptor Radhakrishnan has amassed an extensive portfolio over the course of five decades for infusing a sense of fluidity and lightness into the traditionally weighty medium of bronze. His latest exhibition “On the Open Road” showcases a selection of his most iconic pieces on Musui and Maiya, which are partly a reflected of his alter-ego and partly fictional

    A thousand splendid smells at Khari Baoli, Asia’s largest spice market

    Tucked  inside the chaotic lanes of Chandni Chowk, lies a section of old Delhi solely dedicated to spices and herbs

    Chhath Puja: Yamuna’s toxic foam fails to dampen devotees’ faith

    On the final days of Chhath Puja, a tapestry of faith unfolded amid celebrations, despite the Yamuna’s polluted water

    Markets Bustle with spirits of Chhath Puja as Delhi-NCR gears up for final rituals

    The festival showcases the rich cultural tapestry of the Bihar-Jharkhand belt, with rituals involving fasting and unique culinary delights such as litti chokha, thekua, and chana ghugni