How to Survive Anything

Stay calm. Gather your wits. We're going to get through this together. Here, our experts' guide for navigating life's scariest perils and everyday frustrations.
Anshu Gupta meets a farmer in Khandwa, Madhya Pradhesh (Photo credit: Goonj)
True Stories

Meet The Man Who Has Changed The Way We Look at Giving

Ramon Magsaysay Award winner and founder of Goonj, Anshu Gupta, has challenged the existing notions of charity by relying on shramdaan (voluntary labour) and the goodwill of the people 

Art of Living

The Truth About Oils

All you need to know to make healthier choices

Wikimedia Commons
Books and Culture

What Genetics Tells Us About The Evolution Of Indian Society

India’s history has been dynamic, as full of energy and full of contention as any lively society’s history would be – and this, despite the dead weight of casteism that we have carried for two millennia.

View of the Red Fort from Yamuna (1852-1854) (All images courtesy Wikimedia Commons)
Features

Rana Safvi Brings Alive Stories Of Love, Loss and Betrayal From Within The Red Fort

The monument today is the crumbling remains of an imperious Mughal paradise waiting to be conserved

Voices & Views

A Glossary of Governance

There is a lot of governance in India. Every day it is increasing. Here is a brief glossary to help you understand it better.

Humour

Be It Raining Poop in the Capital, 'Jail Yoga' or Vivek Agnihotri's Intellect, It Happens Only in India

From finding a leopard cub in your bed to getting showered with human faeces, here's a selection of the bizarre situations that are typical to India, the land of the cow

Odds and Ends

From The Dentists: Things You Must Know

A 2012 study published in the Journal of Cancer Epidemiology found oral cancer to be the top three cancers in India. Here are little-known facts about dental health you need to know.

Books and Culture

Amitabha Bagchi's Bilingual Bookshelf

Amitabha Bagchi has written four novels and is an associate professor at the department of computer science and engineering at IIT Delhi. His latest novel Half the Night is Gone (Juggernaut) has been shortlisted for the JCB Prize 2018 and the Hindu Literature Prize 2018.

7 Common Habits that Prove Women are Trained to Delete Themselves
Books and Culture

7 Common Habits that Prove Women are Trained to Delete Themselves

"Silence is a betrayal of goodness and decency. End it now."

Photo of Lasting Interest: The Fearless Sushila Sundari
Features

Photo of Lasting Interest: The Fearless Sushila Sundari

At the dawn of the 20th century when women were confined to their homes and zenana chambers, and generally crushed by patriarchy, there were those who rose up to challenge gendered norms. Sushila Sundari was one of them.  

The Classic Issue - Stories of Everlasting Interest
Voices & Views

The Classic Issue - Stories of Everlasting Interest

Like last year, this March too, we dip into the Reader's Digest treasure trove and bring you the Classic Issue with stories of lasting interest.

Personal Glimpses
Features

Personal Glimpses

Behind-the-scenes of the lives of the famous

Raja Ravi Varma's Dramatic Lithographs
Books and Culture

Raja Ravi Varma's Dramatic Lithographs

Raja Ravi Varma's widespread fame came from his mythological paintings