Abhishek Chakraborty

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From love to social issues, all on one stage

A scene from Ek Kutte Ki Kahaani directed by Anil Chaudhary

Starting from Laila Majnu’s struggle for love to a patriarchal society’s fixation with a male child, to characters of Saadat Hasan Manto, the Bhartendu Natya Utsav had it all on a single stage. Organised by the Sahitya Kala Parishad, the cultural wing of the Delhi government, the 30th Bhartendu Natya Utsav featured an array of plays. directed

The modern story of time

Stills from Kaal-Time

Kaal-Time, the innovative dance work that tells the extraordinary cosmic and modern story of time, was presented for the first time in Delhi by the Janak Khendry Dance Company on March 12 at Kamani Auditorium.

The modern story of time

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Kaal-Time, the innovative dance work that tells the extraordinary cosmic and modern story of time, was presented for the first time in Delhi by the Janak Khendry Dance Company on March 12 at Kamani Au

Festival to serve all genres on one platter

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From struggling story of a common man to the painful saga of a widow, to a biography of a legendary poet, the Modern Theatre Festival will bring a variety of plays of different genres in one platter.

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.