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#Review | Stephen Alter makes a persuasive case for conserving the wild of the Himalayas, questioning laws framed w… https://t.co/l0KHh3GJhT#Review | A fearless novel that speaks incisively about the divided times we live in @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMaghttps://t.co/KeRUczdniVThis year’s Booker shortlist, praised as the most diverse selection in the award’s history, includes new books by f… https://t.co/2PN2rEIXuZ
10/14
2019
Building new capital cities or remodelling old ones can be for practical reasons. However, Deyan Sudjic, a British… https://t.co/X4tQMYsxOdThis year’s #BookerPrize2019 shortlist has been praised as the most diverse selection in the award’s history. Here'… https://t.co/PksqhzqLErIn #Joker Todd Phillips turns our favourite villain into a sentimental heap of misery, with neither menace nor nihi… https://t.co/gypPE6C6ImAs hundreds of tree lie felled in #aareycolony, here is the story of a forest fiercely protected by villagers in a… https://t.co/lMLieEjhS5
10/11
2019
It is with greatest pleasure that I am informing you of latest addition to the Mathrubootham household. It is a ver… https://t.co/unzEj85Dcc"Why do privileged Indian children feel free to behave badly in public spaces? It’s because their loving parents gi… https://t.co/WPD4htT6mo
10/9
2019
What makes Bear Grylls a star and a forest guard posing with a cobra an offender? | @pankajsekhhttps://t.co/ilitRn3Xmj‘Recasting Selves’ zooms into a classroom where Dalit, Bahujan and Adivasi students are trained to negotiate the co… https://t.co/Zu5JTnBo7c
10/8
2019
Both the actors invisibilise their craft. The performances are lived in. In fact, not once does it seem as though t… https://t.co/XzOPwDufi6#Interview | "We gained liberation in the last century but are not yet in control of our economies and our resource… https://t.co/qsVPIdWMep
10/6
2019
Heritage walks, mosque tours and a database of landlords who won’t discriminate on the basis of religion: Kolkata f… https://t.co/GkpQK8Q3URNarmada has flowed into 178 villages since late August, after the Sardar Sarovar Dam blocked the river's path downs… https://t.co/xXjzCEw4Bd
10/5
2019
Column | This government’s lasting legacy will be its focus on One Nation, One Blah Blah | @samzsays https://t.co/BFKbqdxcOlHow the villagers of Ratnapuri learnt to live with the Russell’s viper | @JanakiLenin https://t.co/Zft7Vw4YbE
10/3
2019
Kamrakh is notoriously sour but has got zillions of health benefits @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/9CHkFDeScpKamrakh is notoriously sour but has got zillions of health benefits @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/9CHkFCXgNP#Review | A teacher who creates an environment where a child feels free to ask questions has already accomplished h… https://t.co/lmIqA9ipiJWhat if, on his 150th birthday, #Gandhi were to come back? The Salt March would become the Aadhaar Satyagraha, chal… https://t.co/n264b0W3SCIn ‘It Was Never Concrete’, Ayesha Singh uses Delhi as her palette. She takes on the city of her childhood and peel… https://t.co/pVWuCBXwbq
10/1
2019
#Review | Salman Khurshid on the angst of a community that has endured many indignities in a seemingly secular stat… https://t.co/1oyrAPnwdYNearly 50,000 people make a living out of Seelampur’s e-waste. But new laws are in the air and this could change th… https://t.co/WPFleVfgHgThey fled violence, were trafficked, and are now behind bars. Meet the Bangladeshi women prisoners in India —… https://t.co/oKmir584g0#Review | Tridip Suhrud interprets the moral ambiguities in the mutual devotion of Mahatma Gandhi and the 15-year-o… https://t.co/trl95l3exl#Review | Amanda Lee Koe’s debut novel about three yesteryear stars is shimmering but not an easy read… https://t.co/ivKpd6SSyY#Review | A riot of a novel whose critique of the contemporary is far more persuasive than all its literary pyrotec… https://t.co/dnop4BxKgjOn the eve of International Translation Day, a look at how the 'Panchatantra' became the ‘magic herb’ for readers a… https://t.co/29kVEUlEO9What does it mean, at a time like this, to take one’s eyes away from headlines and hashtags and whisper private sto… https://t.co/rgQiWAe7Ck
9/30
2019
"There are two Kashmirs today": A conversation with well-known Kashmiri poet Ayaz Rasool Nazki… https://t.co/l9JMJRWCW1As Amitabh Bachchan receives the #DadaSahebPhalkeAward we look back at some of his less mythologised roles |… https://t.co/yUBg8d2ERz
9/27
2019
#Review | A collection of essays chronicles the palpable change in the country’s sporting ecosystem @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/G3YmWIC3ZD"Whether you are remembering Mr. Ravi from Nagercoil? I told you in one letter he is Modi supporter means fully sup… https://t.co/VMFhbMHZFEReliably good meals most often come from unpretentious restaurants - those that stick to what they know best https://t.co/DqOWZ1NPtD
9/25
2019
#Review | A novel that can serve as a handbook on environmental issues @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/bCv2eGek2v#Review | Rao successfully ruffles the prim feathers of the hetero-normative world with this irreverent novel… https://t.co/NX0Q9cbqSH#Review | Rao successfully ruffles the prim feathers of the hetero-normative world with this irreverent novel… https://t.co/9XfyiY10MLThe mirror is both an instrument of introspection and a reflector of reality in these rituals along the Malabar coa… https://t.co/2Eo9hhyYhwThe last kalamkari craftsman in a tiny Andhra Pradesh town is fighting to preserve the original handmade form of th… https://t.co/lg3xX5AiHc
9/24
2019
#Review | Scholar-activist Suraj Yengde wonders when India’s progressive brahmins will take up anti-caste work on a… https://t.co/DitRF2XVsP#Review | This Booker shortlisted novel interweaves post-modern Nigeria, its chequered past and its traditional bel… https://t.co/C6QiN0YMnTIn conversation | 'The Dutch House’ is Ann Patchett’s eighth novel, and she says her works are far more nuanced tha… https://t.co/PdIRrB84Z7#Review | Ahead of his 112th birthday, remembering the politics and thoughts of a freedom fighter who died young, t… https://t.co/RRP70Lk5NC#Extract | Edwina was notorious for her affairs, but was also a driven woman, constantly testing her limits to prov… https://t.co/RSQIqjsPmA
9/23
2019
The Paliath Achans did much for #Cochin. The kingdom was shaped largely by dynamics between the ruler and successiv… https://t.co/lry8InFiDc
9/22
2019
Meet wildlife filmmaker and #Emmys2019 nominee @KalyanVarma who spent 600 hours on a boat to film the elusive Sunda… https://t.co/fOjoREDYUOWhere Caliph Yazid becomes Ravana and Imam Hussein is Hanuman’s brother: Muharram is celebrated by both Hindus and… https://t.co/jE3Fe3qfJp
9/20
2019
#Review | A collection of essays offers valuable insights into the agriculture economy and how it is affecting the… https://t.co/f6rZjy7qoy“No Mathrubootham no, no, no. Advice from abroad living Indian is danger bayankara danger” — https://t.co/zgkT47qeWQTune in to Agla Station Adulthood. A podcast that meanders through issues ranging from mental health to taxes —… https://t.co/VTJ95yCeNSAllegedly | No one loves India more than the NRI @samzsays https://t.co/YkeGNnXEvU
9/18
2019
Odysseus’ epic story has birthed many more down the ages @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag @aakar_amnesty https://t.co/XzW1hRhPTm#Review | Even if the poetry sounds strained in places, the stories are a delight @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/Jx0rENTfKf#Review | A moving ode to life, with all its delicious little ironies @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag @JulieMerin123 https://t.co/aUAPPs7OSQRiver Sissar has run wild. Is the Trans-Arunachal Highway to blame?https://t.co/l0L3EnTlS4 https://t.co/qKEZY401c6They are flawed, edgy, unorthodox. Mothers take centerstage at #TIFF2019 | @Namrata_Joshi https://t.co/vjxBu8DX4m
9/17
2019
#Review | William Dalrymple tears apart the Empire’s colonial project saying the subcontinent was conquered by viol… https://t.co/GlQwqlAdmQMouj was buried in a hurry. Her obituary said: ‘There will be no prayers for the departed soul at her home due to t… https://t.co/IUyW2njBw7#Review | It looks delicious and it makes you want more. What else can you ask for from a collection of stories and… https://t.co/97PGHs6luZOn the centenary year of the renowned sculptor S. Dhanapal, remembering his lost sculpture of Periyar, the arch ico… https://t.co/UIbHxbtZZOKiran Nagarkar, the enfant terrible of the 70s chipped away at charmed family life, pristine feminine purity, exoti… https://t.co/pih4qN71Bi#Review | Eleven women filmmakers talk about making cinema in a man’s world @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMaghttps://t.co/5yzSJSsAk0Warren Hastings was the wrong man to impeach, but the case at least proved the sheer ignorance of the British about… https://t.co/h1BSXfXKrO
9/16
2019
There's no confusion: The new reports clearly confirm 'Arya' migration into India https://t.co/ifbyEAFZwt @tjoseph0010 #migration
9/14
2019
#Review | How ecological damage is altering the topography of Kerala and the Western Ghats @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/dLfuUfAZMPReprise | 'The General of the Dead Army' by Ismail Kadare @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/P91d4SewLaThe police have dropped murder charges against the men accused of lynching Tabrez Ansari. Read @harsh_mander on how… https://t.co/KgtVy7hiBFIndia's first wildlife underpasses, built under NH 44, could reduce roadkill on the Kanha-Pench corridor dramatical… https://t.co/zUNyMuOhthIn some movies, the place it's shot in becomes a character in itself — and then there are others where the place be… https://t.co/jKqs3nPoE9
9/10
2019
#Review | The book’s value is as much historical as literary, offering a woman-centric account of Partition and its… https://t.co/6KUkg3yLMhWelcome to Veranda, a teashop in a Kerala village, where ideas flow as liberally as the tea, run by school dropout-… https://t.co/F9mPj2wOmPAuthor Dhirendra K. Jha's latest book is a deeply researched account of how the Sangh Parivar has penetrated the se… https://t.co/bYFWOIay5tLike her father, Gond artist Japani Shyam narrates stories of nature — but in a style that's distinctly her own… https://t.co/DnEkA1kqMr#Review | A collection of essays explains what it is to be Muslim — and feminist @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMaghttps://t.co/3afH064HZX#Review | Arundhati Roy’s anguished imagination and moral commitment to the oppressed classes cut through her essay… https://t.co/ATEhxOwF4s#Review | An unexpectedly nuanced look at Kashmir from down South @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/478muK5MFBThis strikingly contemporary reworking of ‘Don Quixote’ is a satire. And Salman Rushdie suggests in this interview… https://t.co/S1gqCXsTNu
9/9
2019
Highways don’t just mean #roadkill : they degrade habitat, produce noise and light that disorient #animals , they b… https://t.co/C540skEnky#Interview | "Our entire effort was to understand the conspiracies that enabled the planting of the idol at… https://t.co/kIoLqJC393
9/8
2019
Meet the detectives who succeed the Charminar-smoking, dhoti-wearing sleuths of Bengali cinema —… https://t.co/qdHhlrdJYt
9/7
2019
India's social media influencers have evolved: they could be all of 21 and living in Bhatinda —… https://t.co/2yM0HThvk6
9/6
2019
The ancient connection between nursery rhymes and food @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/uL6SgWM62Y
9/5
2019
#Review | Stunning visuals give us a sense of geography and life along the Silk Road @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/cZBJQ9PTYH#Review | More than a detective story, this is a slow unpeeling of banal suburbia @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/yZshTDnMLNRock agamas are virtuosos of colour change: red gets the attention of both sexes; black says come hither; and yello… https://t.co/fOZ1Md9xw9Tagore and Sharadindu depicted life in a 'messbari'. And now a project will document these exquisite and crumbling… https://t.co/rCtJbdYsXF
9/4
2019
#Review | Tracing the current NRC saga to its genesis, the Assam Accord of 1985 @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/0wJil6IGbK#Review | A peek into the multicultural nature of India’s rich history @TheHinduBooks @TheHinduMag https://t.co/bPHZPGp7Z5#Review | A delightful work of fiction that works even better as a historical document bringing back to life two ta… https://t.co/kO2WPZz0Hj#Review | A delightful work of fiction that works even better as a historical document bringing back to life two ta… https://t.co/4QAZVmejzFThis collection of rare books can change the way you view history. And it is up for grabs at a forthcoming online a… https://t.co/mFJY733jQ4This extract from a new book on the Brahminical colonisation of Kerala shows how the Onam myth is really creative r… https://t.co/RW31j1v5Lx
9/3
2019
In coversation with #ChandrashekharAzad | The fiery Dalit leader on the need to mobilise all the oppressed classes… https://t.co/TIM94PQNmu
Retweeted by The Hindu Magazine"We can become the President of India, but we still cannot enter a temple," says Dalit activist Chandrashekhar Azad… https://t.co/lnQ9XM0aya
8/31
2019
Cover | The gig economy is being touted as an answer to unemployment — but do delivery people and cab drivers see i… https://t.co/hII9ZV9w8YWatch | Journey of the Tawaif: From Royal Courts to Cinema Halls. Tawaifs rose to prominence during the 18th and 1… https://t.co/eqP8Zu09Sl
Retweeted by The Hindu Magazine
8/30
2019
CERN, the universe and everything: Meet Archana Sharma, the Indian scientist who is part of the team that discovere… https://t.co/NaiIMsJf6d
8/28
2019
#Review | A portrait of close to two dozen people who witnessed the bloodshed and moved to Britain @TheHinduBookshttps://t.co/3nADL09zcM#Review | How the hierarchy of caste and religion was thrust on the subcontinent by colonists, and why it’s changin… https://t.co/yO1a7KLXaa
8/27
2019

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