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The gods of our epics choose when they exit, writes Arshia Sattar. But the men and women in them die just as we do; sometimes unexpectedly, and frequently alone.


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Storm Chasers

Storm Chasers

March 1, 2016, 4 Comments on Storm Chasers

The belief in pawang hujan, or rain shamans, illustrates how Indonesia negotiates...

The Good Life

November 30, 2015, 1 Comment on The Good Life

Art & Culture »

In Exile

In Exile

December 21, 2015, 1 Comment on In Exile

Amrit Gangar uncovers the fascinating stories of Germans working in Bombay cinema...

Features »

The Breathless Hours

The Breathless Hours

April 11, 2016, 5 Comments on The Breathless Hours

Janaki Lenin describes the nocturnal habits of our most fearsome snake, the...

Society »

Being Tabu

Being Tabu

July 24, 2015, 2 Comments on Being Tabu

Gautam Chintamani puts the enigmatic star in context...

Fiction & Poetry »

New Poems

New Poems

June 17, 2016, No Comments on New Poems

Mind the        Gap No I am not taking the...

New Poem

March 1, 2016, No Comments on New Poem

Photo Essays »

Frost at Midnight

Frost at Midnight

March 1, 2016, No Comments on Frost at Midnight

Abhijeet Singh shoots the Himalayas in their starlit glory...