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

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

Twinkle Khanna on Her Mother Superior

A short list of the things Twinkle Khanna's mother has done to traumatize her at various stages of her life

Illustration by Keshav Kapil
True Stories

Midnight's Fury: Memories Of A Horrifying Journey To India During Partition

Harbans Mahajan looks back at the hellish journey he and his family took to India in 1947, when he was six years old

IndiaPicture
Art of Living

Everyday Products That Cause More Pollution Than You Think

Did you know your home can also be a source of toxins and pollution? Pollution is caused just as much by our lifestyles as it is by automobiles and industries. Ditch these everyday products and you'll find going green is easier than you think.

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Books and Culture

What We Saw During A Visit To Kolkata's Largest Red Light Area

Ashok Alexander, who headed the the Gates Foundation's HIV/AIDS prevention programme Avahan for over 10 years, speaks about what he observed and learnt during his visits to brothels in Sonagachi, in his new book A Stranger Truth.

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Health & Wellness

What's the Deal With Wheat?

A close look at the recent escalation of intolerance towards this staple

Features

Compelling Kalki

Kalki Koechlin doesn't like being called an activist, but you hear her when she speaks

Raju Epuri
Humour

From A Nightie Ban To An Entrance Exam For Grooms, Things You'll See Only In India

In 2018, we witnessed some bizarre incidents in India which we are unlikely to encounter elsewhere. Take a look!

Illuminated Archetypes by Om Soorya. Acrylic on canvas, 122 x 122 cm, 2015.
Books and Culture

Om Soorya's Archetypical Temples

Some of Kerala's temples are believed to have been influenced by Buddhist architecture.

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.  

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

Astad Dinshah Gorwala, The Man Who Would Not Be Silent
True Stories

Astad Dinshah Gorwala, The Man Who Would Not Be Silent

Named after the Zoroastrian angel of righteousness, this dedicated editor went through life as a kind of happy warrior—fighting for honesty, integrity and common sense