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The Wandering Tribes

The Wandering Tribes

By Kaushik Barua 0

In a world marked by migration, some have the privilege of cosmopolitan professional lives while others scratch out meagre lives on the margins. Attachments to “home” are at once ambivalent and intense, argues Kaushik Barua

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The Small House

The Small House

By Gautam Bhatia 0

In a built landscape pushed to the edge by extreme social, ecological and civic practices, Gautam Bhatia urges the necessity of exploring architecturally extreme, even subversive, ideas

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House Keys

House Keys

By Rimli Sengupta 0

As Rimli Sengupta leaves India, having already left once before, she reflects on other, more fraught border crossings. On the talismans refugees hold fast to, symbols of lost homes and new beginnings

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How to Grow a House

How to Grow a House

By Latha Anantharaman 0

Fleeing the city to seek a life in harmony with the land and nature, Latha Anantharaman on what she learned about building a home. And termites

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Home Front

Home Front

By Himanshu Burte 1

Labour, privacy and emotional attachments are all bricks in the structure we call home. Himanshu Burte explores the changing dynamic

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Love is a Form of Gravity

Love is a Form of Gravity

By Manjula Padmanabhan 0

Manjula Padmanabhan on the magnetic push and pull, the positive and negative of attraction

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The Last Romantic

The Last Romantic

By Madhu Jain 0

An entire generation of womensaw him in their dream guy. He was the discerning director's choice. Yet, Shashi Kapoor had to wait long to get his due in Indian cinema

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Love in the Time of Caste

Love in the Time of Caste

By Meena Kandasamy 2

Since October 2012 Meena Kandasamy has been visiting Dalit settlements in Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, where an inter-caste marriage resulted in horrifying violence. Excerpts from a work in progres

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The Poor and the Baffled

The Poor and the Baffled

By Nityan Unnikrishnan 0

Nityan Unnikrishnan continues to be baffled about the state of the nation and its people

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The Good Snob

The Good Snob

By Bulbul Sharma 1

The vicious business of becoming upper-class—and the harder task of staying there. Bulbul Sharma on the cut and thrust of an eternal game

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