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Love, leaves and Kashmir in the 1990s

Mirza Waheed

The Jhelum, Srinagar, a sufi saint’s shrine and a Shia-Sunni couple’s relationship, papier-mâché all are a part of this book, which is Waheed’s second novel

‘Operatic singing can be popular in India’

Anando Mukerjee

Mukerjee is keen to promote opera in India so that it gets an Indian face and eventually an operatic season, much like Western nations and many countries in Far East. The concerts will be the first steps to make a concerted effort to popularise opera in India.

Men are part of problem, must be part of solution too

Women have been struggling for equal rights in a mostly patriarchal world and ideally the effectiveness of their long struggle would have a better impact if men too were co-opted in the struggle.

6 in 10 Indian men admit violence on wives: UN study

Six out of 10 Indian men, especially those experiencing economic stress or those who faced discrimination as children, have admitted acting violently against their wives or partners at some point of t

UK supermarkets ease wonky vegetables rules

British supermarkets have eased their rules to allow farmers to sell imperfectly shaped vegetables and fruits after heavy rains and bad weather badly affected the farming produce.

Valentino: 50 years of couture

Fall-Winter HC black velvet evening dress

Valentino has dominated haute couture, the Italian style, for five decades. And, London honours him with a retrospective of his dresses, coveted by princesses, actresses and socialites.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has often mentioned that India enjoys a 3D advantage of democracy, demography and demand in the global economy.

If you were to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s legion of admirers to draw up a list of Modi baiters, a typical one would probably lead with the BJP’s political foes, left-leaning liberals, a large