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.
Rupika Chawla probes away at canvases and what the layers of paint on them conceal. What this process tells us mirrors life itself.
New Fiction by By Alba Arikha
Gitanjali Rao and Rajesh Devraj re-imagine the first years of Bibbi’s journey to becoming Begum Akhtar
Nityan Unnikrishnan draws out the urban-dweller’s hankering for a distant, quieter, greener place