By Laxmi Murthy
Obsessive male pursuit of women is commonplace in Indian cinema, reflecting deep-seat...
India (for Safdar Hashmi)
Mimicking Allen Ginsberg’s ‘America’, a poet’s scathing critique of the India...
On how the pig can be a great pet, and also a great meal
In Defense of the Song Sequence
The song and dance sequence in Bollywood cinema is often dismissed as a frivolous fil...
A play with the third
By Lora Tomas
Voyeurs, partners and shadow presences in Indian narratives of marriage.
Remembrance of things future
By Avijit Ghosh
The third wave of Bhojpuri cinema reveals much about India’s shifting class dynamic...
Bullies in Armani suits
The strategic use of the law threatens investigative journalism.
CIA in Mustang, MIA in Dharamsala
By Ross Adkin
A recent novel on Tibet highlights, and skirts around, many of the region’s issues.
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