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Helmets of Bombay


They are sometimes shrines to fallen soldiers of the city, at other times armour for those still battling. By Chirodeep Chaudhuri


Essays »

Battlegrounds

Battlegrounds

October 1, 2019, 1 Comment on Battlegrounds

Anjali Doshi reflects on the unattractive display of hyper-nationalism by Indian cricket...

Art & Culture »

The Remembered City

The Remembered City

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Too often Pondicherry is patronised as charming, its French colonial heritage fetishised....

Features »

Nawabi Cricket

Nawabi Cricket

October 1, 2019, 3 Comments on Nawabi Cricket

Hyderabad was once synonymous with graceful, princely strokemakers, in keeping with the...

Society »

The Golden Age

The Golden Age

April 1, 2019, 3 Comments on The Golden Age

Once, Urdu film magazines were plentiful, each with loyal readerships. But Shama...

Fiction & Poetry »

Protector

Protector

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A short story from Heat, the English translation of Poomani's classic novel...

Letter

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Bhoota

April 2, 2019, 1 Comment on Bhoota

Photo Essays »

Nights in the Trans-Himalaya

Nights in the Trans-Himalaya

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A scientist confronts loneliness and a sense of infinity on high mountains....