Illustration by Keshav Kapil

A Monster and a Gentleman: The Story of the Ramsays' Villain

Anirudh Agarwal, the fearsome character from Bollywood’s horror films, is really a romantic at heart
Voices & Views

Yes, All Women

The war on sexual harassment rages

Illustration by Priya Kuriyan
True Stories

How I ticked off George Harrison

… and got into Martin Scorsese’s film on the third Beatle 35 years later

Photographs published with permission from Pan Macmillan India
Books and Culture

Model Reshma Qureshi Recounts The Horror Of Being Attacked With Acid In Shocking Detail

"Even if I practised hard I could never again scream the way I did that day. Even the devil would cover his ears if he had heard me that day."

Voices & Views

The Power of Good People

Editor's note from January 2019

Features

Visit These Little-Explored Destinations Along India's Coastline

India's varied coastline has places worth checking out

Humour

On Indian Roads

A new chief minister and an Aadhaar record make the headlines.

View V , by Abir Karmakar. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 IN, 2015. Image courtesy: Abir Karmakar and Aicon Gallery
Books and Culture

Abir Karmakar's Fisheye View of Domestic Life

The artist uses physical space to convey the psychological realm.

What Genetics Tells Us About The Evolution Of Indian Society
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.

100 Years of Kala Bhavana
Books and Culture

100 Years of Kala Bhavana

Kala Bhavana was established in Santiniketan in 1919. This year, it is celebrating its centenary with a year-long programme of exhibitions, events and seminars

Why Do the Poor Get Heart Attacks?
Voices & Views

Why Do the Poor Get Heart Attacks?

Lack of healthy lifestyle choices compound over time and affect the underprivileged more adversely

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

Gandhi's Appeal To Hitler For World Peace
Voices & Views

Gandhi's Appeal To Hitler For World Peace

At the end of 1940, at the height of the Nazi empire, 71-year-old Gandhi wrote a letter to Hitler appealing to his better nature and asking him to stop the war. The letter is as futile as it is admirable. Hitler never replies