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The Way We Were: Premchand's lost months in Bombay

India, Aug. 2 -- Premchand arrived in Bombay on May 31, 1934. He was 54 years old, a father of three, the country's most famous living Hindi writer - and a man in dire financial difficulties. The loss... Read More


Premchand's lost months in Bombay

India, Aug. 2 -- Premchand arrived in Bombay on May 31, 1934. He was 54 years old, a father of three, the country's most famous living Hindi writer - and a man in dire financial difficulties. The loss... Read More


The Way We Were: A screen test for a new India

India, July 19 -- "Sure?" "Confident?" "Lock kar diya jaaye?" These are phrases no one who watched Season 1 of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) in 2000 will ever forget. Twenty years on, in its 12th seaso... Read More


A screen test for a new India

India, July 19 -- "S ure?" "Confident?" "Lock kar diya jaaye?" These are phrases no one who watched Season 1 of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) in 2000 will ever forget. Twenty years on, in its 12th sea... Read More


Fragmented tales from a beautiful mind

New Delhi, July 5 -- With mental health a growing concern in the pandemic, it's worth revisiting a writer's searing first-person account In June 2006, a 63-year-old man walked out of his rambling old... Read More


The Way We Were: Fragmented tales from a beautiful mind

India, July 5 -- In June 2006, a 63-year-old man walked out of his rambling old house in Ambala, Haryana, and never returned. To this day, no one knows what happened to him. The man was Swadesh Deepa... Read More


Cycling in the times of Covid-19: From freedom to fitness to distancing

India, June 21 -- Soon after Partition, a group of Hindi writers - Bhisham Sahni, Nirmal Verma, Krishna Baldev Vaid, Manohar Shyam Joshi and others - set up the Cultural Forum in Delhi. For four years... Read More


Love, loneliness and violence

New Delhi, June 7 -- It's early morning. Two women, on holiday in Puri, stand in the balcony of their hotel room after a passionate night together. They recall their heated lovemaking with laughter an... Read More


Pride 2020: Love, loneliness and violence

India, June 7 -- It's early morning. Two women, on holiday in Puri, stand in the balcony of their hotel room after a passionate night together. They recall their heated lovemaking with laughter and pl... Read More


Love, loneliness and violence

India, June 7 -- It's early morning. Two women, on holiday in Puri, stand in the balcony of their hotel room after a passionate night together. They recall their heated lovemaking with laughter and pl... Read More