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Artist Profile: Annushka Hardikar

Artist Profile: Annushka Hardikar

October 21, 2017

Annushka Hardikar, whose zine Oh Nari So Sanskari garnered much attention, speaks about her journey and inspiration. Graphic novels and zines, in India, are evolving slowly through the years. Mythology has been one subject of interest to both forms of storytelling, apart from the...

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La Plage, Juan-les-Pins by Picasso in India

La Plage, Juan-les-Pins by Picasso in India

October 18, 2017

Critically acclaimed painting by Picasso, La Plage, Juan-les-Pins has been bought by the key person at the Lodha group, and is up at display at his new luxury home in Mumbai.

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Phad:  Mythical heritage of Bhilwara

Phad: Mythical heritage of Bhilwara

October 13, 2017

Depicting mythological sagas, phad is a style of folk painting which is presented by theatre artists in the form of a colourful recital.

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A different shade of Durga Puja

A different shade of Durga Puja

September 26, 2017

The joyous occasion of Durga Puja has transcended beyond the Bengali households and neighbourhoods in Kolkata and expanded across the seven seas, slowly creeping into the foreign lands. As we compare the different shades of Durga Puja from the perspective of a foreigner, we explo...

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La basilique du Bon Jésus à Goa
Du fromage « made in India »

Du fromage « made in India »

September 25, 2017

Du paneer au kalari, l’Inde produit un grand nombre de fromages végétariens. En voici quelques variétés locales délicieuses, bien que peu connues.

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The voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra

The voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra

September 22, 2017

While the world is gathering pace to take a leap ahead of time, Bengal travels eight decades back every year to seek the nostalgia associated with a voice; the voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra.

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Traces of Urdu in India

Traces of Urdu in India

September 21, 2017

Though Urdu readers and speakers in India are fast disappearing, the language is still alive in the form of ghazals (poetic expressions in the form of songs), poetry recitations, Urdu festivals, Sufi music, the new emerging Urdu pop culture, and more.

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Swan Lake travels to New Delhi

Swan Lake travels to New Delhi

August 29, 2017

New Delhi, the capital of India, is prepping itself for an elaborate performance of the classic ballet ‘Swan Lake’.

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Artist profile: Raj Kamal Aich

Artist profile: Raj Kamal Aich

August 22, 2017

Raj Kamal Aich, a New Delhi based art director speaks about his views on art and his vision-encouraging us to find inspiration all around.

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