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A new book on Gulammohammed Sheikh draws on both the artist’s life story and his influence as a thinker and pedagog… https://t.co/N9nNPGuwBlMy books help people make sense of the world, the Canadian writer and journalist Malcolm Gladwell tells @jinoyjosephttps://t.co/vjVmj77RB9
2/27
2020
#Review | What are the ideological underpinnings of the jihadist movement in South Asia? @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/RJ67hw7Zmm
2/26
2020
#Review | A historian introduces the German philosopher and his critical thinking for the times, warts and all… https://t.co/HGdxrUz6CP#Review | Usha K.R.’s usual attention to detail is a bit too much for 'Boys from Good Families' @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/d6dnz8eCnR#Review | Mrs A’s Indian Gentlemen: A remarkable novel with its subtle balancing of humour and gravitas… https://t.co/HRR1XmmKlUHow Sanskrit inscription dedicated to Allah as protector of a vihara sheds light on the pluralistic past of Bengal — https://t.co/19JCLwgf0L
2/25
2020
There’s a peculiar delight when long forgotten or long ignored books are discovered and resurrected @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/wGKNwELf6y#Review | In replacing the colonial system of governance with a democratic model predicated on a written Constituti… https://t.co/l6pneBqo2w#Review | The shadow of loss overhangs the narrative. But instead of a human story what we have here is a charade o… https://t.co/vB0W9sBoWDArt can bring change and spread awareness, says collector and queer activist Patrick Sun —https://t.co/xtZJnWpfIp https://t.co/c8xCYGeltKCover | The fascinating story of how a German cruiser 'Emden’ struck terror in the heart of the British Empire — an… https://t.co/ozGmH04KKgIn conversation | #TheHinduPrize 2019 shortlisted Tamil writer Poomani, whose ‘Heat’ was recently made into a succe… https://t.co/Ifx4Ryrv6CIt would seem that many shamans are beginning to sing the Northeast into existence for the rest of us who are seeki… https://t.co/mzodpGofo7
2/24
2020
#Review | Mature insights and fresh perspectives on the World Cup and other games of 2019 @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/uRQoMCvSHj#Review | Why has Indian education failed to imbibe the teachings of Gandhi and Tagore and lead students towards a… https://t.co/xUFVzLj6fn
2/18
2020
Agatha Christie’s ghost continues to haunt people who are continents away from her prim English countryside… https://t.co/mJ76xt8jaP#Review | The enactment of literary discourse in fiction might be an interesting exercise, but Roy is not quite abl… https://t.co/KrH1Y7zOze#Review | Amid its dark comedy, Karunatilaka’s second novel, set in Sri Lanka in 1989, also asks profound questions… https://t.co/08ui3ffGBK#Review | Through ethnographic notes, a writer chronicles the fragile, vulnerable and personal experiences of women… https://t.co/MSIZmJvrw3In Conversation | Revati Laul talks about ‘The Anatomy of Hate’, the perpetrators of the Gujarat riots, and why the… https://t.co/3TYln6HTTgExcerpt | With anti-CAA protests taking on dramatically different dimensions in the Northeast, Sanjib Baruah’s new… https://t.co/VM2gVpcUiD
2/17
2020
Sabarmatee and her father Radhamohan — founders of Sambhav, a non-profit organisation that works on gender and envi… https://t.co/Qc4p9ynESFBengal had hitherto lacked a museum to showcase its art, an inexplicable gap since it is within this matrix that In… https://t.co/grZSfzrXPiIf there is one thing I’ve learnt from our government, it is that you should never play down your achievements, eve… https://t.co/njdq1cEhKCThere are many parallels but also important differences between the current protests and the JP movement of the 70s… https://t.co/2B2uwslTXiIt’s weird how spam is just a normal part of life now. From real estate deals to sex advice to restaurant coupons,… https://t.co/eqK6gN94dmThe fact that your music put someone to sleep is not in any way indicative that it is boring. Soothing is more like… https://t.co/8GvPIDgOGySammakka Saralamma Jatara, a four-day carnival, which celebrates women’s valour in another era, unfolds in Medaram… https://t.co/GTG7QsQ7kp
2/16
2020
Cover | This dusty little Telangana village hosts one of India's biggest festivals to commemorate a mother and daug… https://t.co/0ML4r08BPE
2/15
2020
He may be late to the party, but a more rounded and credible father figure is finally emerging in Hindi cinema — https://t.co/zpQzLwUF7kThere are many parallels but also important differences between the current protests and the JP movement of the 70s… https://t.co/jBLdvi7bR2Among this year’s #PadmaShri awardees are a father and daughter who turned a barren wasteland into a riot of trees… https://t.co/VCmr6oshzb
2/14
2020
It’s a dirty job but someone has to do it. https://t.co/C4vsfHehqI"Over half the world’s remaining tigers are in India — but they need constant, constant monitoring" says the wildli… https://t.co/QZwqPFpwO8
2/12
2020
Madam/ Sir, when you make friends during youth whether any warning will be there that they will turn into foolish p… https://t.co/2F6Nl7bqOiWhy Bose Krishnamachari frames words like ‘Casteism’, ‘Narcissism’ and ‘Nationalism’, in giant golden mounts in his… https://t.co/j0qoLN7ckp
2/11
2020
As cases of the Wuhan novel coronavirus rise by the day, Beijing has fallen silent. And empty — https://t.co/S1t23n4Kx3Cover | Not even World War II devastated the unique Loktak lake and its ecology the way a hydel project, launched 5… https://t.co/nJQ3BHTp52
2/10
2020
The protagonists in both #Sthalpuran and #Trijya reflect the sense of loneliness and alienation filmmaker Akshay In… https://t.co/AuOZtHAo2vFor scientists Manjula Reddy and Sunita Sarawagi, winners of this year's Infosys Prize, the award means something b… https://t.co/UYLTu3VpOw
2/7
2020
Column | Often, we are only too happy to keep the food and kick out the people the food belongs to https://t.co/fPBbEKjcGzThe CW’s #Arrowverse shows, with their focus on family drama, now rule the roost in superhero TV… https://t.co/vCcVVQ21Wv
2/5
2020
Column | How can you be sure, as in really sure, that you are indeed an authentic Indian — and not a Mughlai, Chine… https://t.co/ZzpmaoauyEAvalakki, poya, atukulu, sira, baji, phovu — #poha has a word in practically every Indian language. How strange tha… https://t.co/WaOVSxOnsl
2/4
2020
#Review | This English translation of Intizar Husain’s 1987 novel establishes his status as one of the best fiction… https://t.co/v1BbPcjNjq#Review | Mirza Athar Baig borrows elements from film and theatre to create a surreal air in 'Hassan’s State of Aff… https://t.co/akZGRyC1QR#Review | All the characters walk into the sunset, philosophising, in this sequel to 'Call Me by Your Name'… https://t.co/JNxFbuRCcRSamvidhan, the Hindi word for Constitution, is the Oxford Hindi word of the year. The Constitution has indeed becom… https://t.co/Vtg3YyQOh6Cover | As weightlifter Mirabai Chanu trains for #Tokyo2020 we visit Manipur, where young women live and breathe Ol… https://t.co/3R1EBn7z0c
2/3
2020
#Review | A thrilling story of espionage and cartography against the backdrop of imperial ambitions of two powers,… https://t.co/bD2AUrYyfH#Review | Leadership inputs gleaned from a host of achievers like Kapil Dev and Sania Mirza @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/REwEzNFzuw#Review | Perumal Murugan pays tribute to his mother, Perumaayi, in a memoir which also gives a snapshot of rural T… https://t.co/dCnV8wVoej#TheHinduPrize2019 shortlist | Tony Joseph talks about his book, ‘Early Indians’, the many ancient migrations into… https://t.co/1aqhwDBCKZ‘I understood early on that unless one negotiates with English publishing in India, a regional language publisher c… https://t.co/C0uX7NM2i1In the centenary year of ‘Mooknayak’, the Marathi journal published by B.R Ambedkar, here is an extract from the in… https://t.co/lvyY97pWhc
2/2
2020
There is a political churning after 30 to 40 years; leaders are emerging in every city, every village, says former… https://t.co/aarqV1gtIFThe web series Sex Education uses high school romcom format to talk about the birds, bees and more —… https://t.co/sreNYHThcC
1/31
2020
There's a churn in the museum sphere — museums are being created, collections moved around, and events rehistoricis… https://t.co/MHF2K4CcLwImagine a literary festival where the attendees make no bones about their revulsion for the sponsors https://t.co/9KJVikJZTP
1/29
2020
As a school-goer, my tiffin box embarrassed me. I carried dosa, idli and upma, while I yearned for phulkas and Punj… https://t.co/33VteKSh4Q
1/28
2020
Maluti is a tiny village in Jharkhand with more than 70 exquisite terracotta temples dating back to the 17th centur… https://t.co/1LRh4QiuH5Cover | Jallikattu has claimed five lives in just three days and left over 100 injured. This dangerous sport clearl… https://t.co/zsEqxsx9R4
1/27
2020
Opinion | Say your favourite #literary #festival has tied up with questionable sponsors. Do you attend it or back o… https://t.co/Rs1bZ7D1uqDeep in #Jharkhand's hinterland lies the village of Maluti. Flanked by #mud houses and a handful of #concrete build… https://t.co/uyp6anONOkPrime Minister #Modi's recent #Kolkata initiative invites a revisit, if only because it signals a decisive announce… https://t.co/ucsrLEvg8o
1/26
2020
#Chhapaak seems to be saying: Look, we tackled a taboo subject. We even got a beautiful star to play the role of su… https://t.co/xalZwCjKOJPhotographer Annu Palakunnathu Matthew re-examines history by sourcing images of the Indian soldiers who fought in… https://t.co/kwvpTZlDJT60 Minutes | Manto would have been appalled that nothing has changed 70 years later, @nanditadas tells… https://t.co/IVRlaxySof
1/24
2020
A call to young Indian writers from Iowa City’s Summer Institute @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/5gjshNLgwj#Review | A clarion call to Muslim women to seize control of their religion and belief systems @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/b627fcj1eC#Review | An appraisal of 150 years of India’s economic journey also provides some radical measures to enable growt… https://t.co/OnIJJfTiWROdisha Tourism’s new tagline for the State is that it is India’s best kept secret. And that’s quite true — https://t.co/UXZRnXHENwMadam/ Sir, whether I was born under some shani dosham? Why so much bad luck in one life? https://t.co/HfkewmCvpr
1/21
2020
#Review | A cautionary tale for planners as Assam’s history is viewed from midstream through an intimate biography… https://t.co/ZWjfJ4S7Ww#Review | The quest is complex and unpredictable, the hero worthy, the writing a feast @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/dd1A2KGzlB#Review | Benyamin’s shimmering depiction of a country under a despotic regime bears an uncanny resemblance to post… https://t.co/LLsPGAjMjVThe #IME Nepal Literature Festival, held in Pokhara last month, hopes to become a neutral forum where writers from… https://t.co/JRVdY0sJUaIf you ever drive through Gujarat, you will not miss these tower-like structures buzzing with pigeons, sparrows and… https://t.co/Eowp44LhbZThey are cute and aggressive, enjoy secrecy and love fish. And, their poop smells like jasmine tea | @JanakiLenin https://t.co/WdREPV0dXNIf the bildungsroman is never just about the individual but also about the nation, what tales do coming-of-age Indi… https://t.co/n46Np6L0sI
1/20
2020
Several films from the past year attempted to demystify public figures by tunnelling into their lives. But did they… https://t.co/Ta8bWrr9OeWhy Vijay Jodha's new exhibition uses giant postage stamps that feature the faces of Sikh men, women and children k… https://t.co/avfwAPncq8
1/18
2020
Cover | Women. Suddenly, they are visible. There's a sisterhood on the streets protesting #CAA. "You banned notes.… https://t.co/f8ugK6FoPCThis has never happened before, not even during the Emergency, says Sitaram Yechury on the #JNUattackhttps://t.co/LE1zUK1JKACover | Homemakers and grandmothers, doctors and lawyers, students and teachers. Meet the women who protested the C… https://t.co/osH0jVYigN
1/17
2020
Leather Bound | Cicero is the first martyr to free speech, preferring to die rather than permanently capitulate… https://t.co/iKkHptT3SM
1/15
2020
#Review | A former bureaucrat recalls the life and journey of a pet and his enriching presence @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/NSe7M823Dp#Review | Are these really the greatest Odia stories ever told? @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/mob0Y641lx#Review | Lurches from ideas to incidents, without ever embracing the people involved @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/pVZrc9nRstLetters, photographs, old instruments and notebooks — among 50,000 objects at the NCBS Archives — tell the story of… https://t.co/P2HDgBSpEXMeet Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, the Indian-American filmmakers who made ‘St. Louis Superman’, an #Oscars2020 sho… https://t.co/NrF5e2hXhv
1/14
2020
#Review | Where does former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri stand in contemporary history? What is his legacy?… https://t.co/0D8OsfK1tP#Review | In a book of interviews, U.R. Ananthamurthy holds forth on politics, Dalit movements, religion, and two s… https://t.co/CYaKbaTepw#Review | Mahfouz’s tales lie like little glowing embers in a warm hearth; we pick them up and blow on them and the… https://t.co/qn6WM2T4JHHalf Widow is a rare film that looks at Kashmir beyond Bollywood stereotypes of shikaras and bloodshed —… https://t.co/vZkhe8ApABCover | In 1844, two ships with British soldiers and families were shipwrecked on an Andamans island. They feared t… https://t.co/7pnJuFvzTNBeyond the reach of divisive politics, poetry has united the people of India and Pakistan @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/x3daFB2pQX‘News must entertain and engage, and if it manages to inform, then that we must treat as unfortunate collateral dam… https://t.co/O2o7RbeCnZ
1/13
2020
Column | The Age of Social Media Innocence is long over; there’s no going back | @sandiprhttps://t.co/ioXvbXbhri
1/8
2020

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