Talking politics with Rita Panahi

A recent Q&A session saw firebrand columnist Rita Panahi talking about politics and burning issues around the world

It’s Majestic Brindavan, right here at Regents Park

The students of Gopa Kuteeram explore the life and teachings of Krishna

Dragons and elephants

We thought we will get a handle on the subject by exploring some books that look at both China and India, and use the words ‘Dragon’ and ‘Elephant’

It’s time to stand up, not stand by

Many abusers display narcissistic tendencies and seeking approval from peers is paramount. Passive bystanders provide this very thing by condoning their behaviour and allowing it to continue

My favourite Ganesha

Indians in Australia talk to us about their 'favourite' Ganesh on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi

An eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi

Made with terracotta pottery clay, the idols dissolve in water upon immersion and do not pollute the environment.

The curious story of George Jarvis

Historian Robin Walsh and author Roanna Gonsalves attempted to unravel the elusive man servant in a recent talk entitled Finding ‘George Jarvis’

Man Booker 2018: dearth of diversity

The literary prize lacks, at least in its latest selection, the courage and conviction to look beyond the western shelf, writes SAKET SUMAN
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The politics of curry

I wondered how one could possibly munch curry? The way I understood it, curry, being a liquid, could be eaten with rice or one could even drink it as one did rasam and even sambhar. But there was no way one could munch curry as if it were a biscuit.

Auntyji: When life gives you nimboos…

Nimbooda nimbooda Dear Auntyji Suniye to, Auntyji. My mother is 86 years old and she is a sprightly old saperan. She can talk underwater with a mouth full of bhujia. She has a rai on sub...