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Why photos on Delhi are a ‘capital’ idea

Artists and their work always strive to break conventions. But what if the space where these works are up is also unconventional

10 Nov 2016 4:18 AM

A celebration of Ghalib’s life

Actor Tom Alter as the legendary poet Mirza Ghalib in the three plays on Ghalib’s life and poetry. Alter’s command over English and Urdu is commendable.

09 Nov 2016 6:26 AM

‘Music has always had the ability to create magic’

Enchanted Valley Carnival, a multi-genre music festival, is back with its fourth edition as it promises to entice music lovers of all ages with not only EDM, Techno, Trance and Indie music, but also B

07 Nov 2016 12:52 AM

Confluence to help emerging Indian artists brush up on their skills

Art is open to myriad interpretations by viewers and artists themselves. A new world of viewing an artist’s work could open up if artists meet, share and interact to exchange ideas and inspiration.

03 Nov 2016 2:19 AM

Man Disposes, God Proposes

Saleem Shah is all set to woo the audiences once again — this time with Man Disposes, God Proposes, which is an Indian adaptation of John Mortimer’s cult comic drama Dock Brief.

02 Nov 2016 2:59 AM


Delhi artist turns her studio into gallery

Delhi is full of art galleries that showcase artists and their works on a regular basis, but seldom does one get a chance to interact with the artist in his/her own space.

27 Oct 2016 2:32 AM

Putting the focus back on the whole 9 yards

A saree looks beautiful in every form and in order to further Delhiites’ affair with the garment, a three-day exhibition was inaugurated in the capital.

20 Oct 2016 3:04 AM

Discover, revel in the genius of Woody Allen

‘Woody Allen’s writings have got that spunk and sting, apart from great wit and humour to be adapted on stage effectively,’ says Saleem Shah.

19 Oct 2016 7:00 AM

A compelling tightrope walk

Saikia spent 14 years in Delhi, and seems to know the city well. In Remember Death, Arjun Arora has to go to Mumbai and find Agnes Pereira, an air hostess accused of murdering a bar dancer and fleeing with a huge amount of money.

14 Oct 2016 1:47 AM

‘The transparent soul’ laid bare at Kerala painters’ Delhi show

Delhi was in for a treat as Dravidam, Vision from South India, showcased the works of well-known artist Suresh Muthukulam and Suresh Pushpangathan, who are both from Kerala.

13 Oct 2016 2:08 AM


18 artists dip into the same palette

If you have something important to say or sell then you need a right platform, and this tendency to be heard and seen is more prominent if you are an artist.

05 Oct 2016 11:47 PM

Colours that keep hope alive amidst life’s daily struggles

Daisaku Ikeda, a Buddhist philosopher and author, said: “When we possess the treasure of hope, it gives rise to other treasures, too. Hope draws forth our inner potential and strength.

29 Sep 2016 12:36 AM

A cocktail of history & politics

Delhi is known for its penchant for politics and what more can it ask for when it gets politics with a dose of history — Mughal history.

28 Sep 2016 6:33 AM

Into the fold

If the pen is mightier than the sword, paper has the power of the abstract. With the right folds and cuts it can translate into an art form.

22 Sep 2016 6:47 AM

Breaking free from societal fetters

Social changes are slow to occur, specially in a huge country like India where customs, age-old beliefs, religion and archaic laws act as a roadblock.

16 Sep 2016 12:15 AM


A tribute to nature’s creative force

“If you are lucky You will find Your path If you are luckier still, it will be paved with flowers And if you are Truly blessed It will lead You home ”

15 Sep 2016 2:37 AM

‘Rekha was glamorous, wild she wanted marriage’

After Rajesh Khanna, why did you choose to write a book on Rekha

11 Sep 2016 6:45 AM

‘Xenophobia is a matter of power’

Poet and novelist Tabish Khair’s latest book, The New Xenophobia, decodes how capitalism is linked to xenophobia in context of the recent economic and refugee crisis in Europe.

17 Jan 2016 12:26 AM

‘Xenophobia is a matter of power’

Poet and novelist Tabish Khair’s latest book, The New Xenophobia, decodes how capitalism is linked to xenophobia in context of the recent economic and refugee crisis in Europe.

16 Jan 2016 8:29 PM

A dose of prose

Ancient Greeks had these words inscribed at the entrance to a library in Thebes: “Healing place for the soul”. Sigmund Freud used literature during psychoanalysis sessions. And since 2011, bibliotherapists at London’s School of Life have been offering reading lists to help people heal and deal — with broken hearts, career uncertainty, life-juncture transitions, depression, bereavement Only fiction, and not self-help books, is offered as the ultimate cure — R.K. Narayan’s The Guide and Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha for “enlightenment”, The History of Mr Polly by H.G. Wells in case you are feeling like a failure... Bibliotherapist Ella Berthoud and Elderkin’s The Novel Cure: An A-Z of Literary Remedies now has an Indian edition which includes remedial reading lists for “public urination” and “obsession with cricket”. Stutee Kotnala asked authors to share their experience about reading and the restorative power of books.

27 Dec 2015 12:12 AM