How luxury brands see you ~ by Aastha Atray Banan; Kallol Datta: The anti-designer ~ by Chinki Sinha; Why Mumbai’s fashion will never catch up with Delhi’s ~ by Aastha Atray Banan; How Jadau Kundan jewellery became high fashion ~ by Arindam Mukherjee; Six designers who rule the runway; Stylish Indian cricketers of the past and present ~ by Akshay Sawai; Squeals on wheels ~ by Lhendup G Bhutia; Extreme makeovers a la the Basrai brothers ~ by Bhairavi Jhaveri.
The late Marxist historian DD Kosambi continues to wield tremendous influence on the study of Hinduism. But his disciples have disallowed any rational critique of the man and have zealously ignored the religion’s diversity
The Gujral Foundation’s decision to present two artists from India and Pakistan in its collateral show at the 56th Venice Biennale this year did seem like a risky proposition. Thankfully, it was the choice of artists that made the difference
Open lists a few parliamentarians who could take a tip or two from Nehru to revive Indian Parliament as an effective instrument of democracy—and to save the country from the brink of economic and political disaster