Fearless Nadia dazzles again

LP AYER on the woman with whips, quips and swinging hips, brought alive by modern technology

Life, death and hope in Mumbai’s underbelly

CHITRA SUDARSHAN on Katherine Boo’s poignant book on the varied lives of dwellers in the Annawadi slum What is it about Mumbai that invites such ground-breaking and brilliant works of non-fiction? From Suketu Mehta’s...

Driving to relax? As if!

Getting behind the wheel can be quite a traumatic experience, writes RANI JHALA My friend and I got our driving licences on the same day. She gave up driving two years later, after getting seriously...

Literary talkfest opens up virgin terrain

UWS hosts inaugural Indo-Aust writers’ meet. USHA R ARVIND reports

Perceptions of PAssION

Nafisa Naomi’s artworks explore the depths of passion, reports JYOTI SHANKAR I first met Nafisa Naomi in March 2010, when she had just won the Packing Room Prize for her painting of Glenn A Baker...

Indian links at WOMADelaide 2012

Pt Shivkumar Sharma’s santoor leads the Indian experience at WOMAD. LP AYER reports

Epics retold to the young

Three highly talented writers bring India’s great literary heritage alive, says CHITRA SUDARSHAN India's two greatest epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata have struck such deep roots in the country's moral and cultural consciousness that...

A life for a life

After seventy years, forgiveness brings a great reward and an even greater gift. By L P AYER.