Category: Arts & Culture

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Why Comic Books Should be Recognized as Literature

Comic books have always fallen into the territory of leisure reading, but there is so much more to it that it makes one wonder why it is not appreciated or recognized as...

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Supporting the Supporting Actors: Riders of a New Wave in Films

“If you’re a lead actor, people are just waiting to say ‘you’re too old’ or ‘you’re too unhip.’ If you’re a supporting...

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Islamophobia in Delhi University’s Student Community: A Myth or Reality?

17 years ago, no one had heard of Islamophobia. While some scholars claim that Islamophobia existed in premise before the terrorist attacks of 11th September 2001,...

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Frida Kahlo: The Unafraid, Defiant Woman

Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist, lives in the mind and soul of every woman who knows about her. Her self- portraits, political activism and feminist way of living have...

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Mittika organises ‘Festival of Voices’ in Miranda House

The feminist organisation Mittika, in collaboration with Oxfam India, organised an interactive session called ‘Festival of Voices’ in Miranda House. The Women’s...

The Good, the Bad, and the Truth in Saadat Hasan Manto

The Good, the Bad, and the Truth in Saadat Hasan Manto

What makes the works of Saadat Hasan Manto, from over 60 years ago, a significance for the education of an Indian, of a human today?  From the morning newspaper to the...

A captivating contrast of colours, photographed in Old Delhi.

‘To Travel Is To Live': Celebrating World Tourism Day

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe...

A portrait of philosophical poet and author, Anne Michaels

Hidden Gems of Poetry: An Ode to the Lesser Known Poets

While poetry today has seen a drastic growth in terms of its audience in India, we trace down some of the lesser-known poets, whose words mimic magic. When you hear the...

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The Dilemma of Choosing the Right Emoji

21st-century lives are centred around emojis, making daily survival almost impossible without our handy yellow friends. We dabble a little deeper into the world of these...

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An Ode to the Decriminalisation of Section 377

Since 1978, the pride flag has undergone many changes in dimensions and hues but its message is still preserved as it flutters with the winds of change. The original...