THE SUNDAY GUARDIAN

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Climate change is a threat to India’s coffee plantations

There seems to be no end to the concerns of Srini, a young planter who has recently started growing Arabica...

Sabarimala: Women devotees attempt to enter Sabarimala temple in Kerala's Pathanamthitta District on Oct 17, 2018. Traditionalists opposed to the entry of women in the 10-50 age group to the Sabarimala temple despite a Supreme Court ruling took on the Ker

LDF government softens resolve to implement SC’s ruling on Sabarimala

Facing a stiff backlash spearheaded by the Sangh Parivar and sundry Hindu outfits against the Supreme Court verdict permitting women...

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Women idol makers make their presence felt

Overcome gender bias and win over sceptical customers.   Walking cautiously along the narrow lanes of Kumartuli, the traditional sculpting...

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Water from revamped irrigation system quenches thirst of tribals in Nimar region

For centuries, the Bhils have been dependent on a traditional irrigation system where water from a tributary is diverted to...

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India’s ‘MeToo’ moment

Despite what ought to be obvious, but is not to all too many obtuse males (and unfortunately, some females as...

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Film Review: India’s contribution to the horror fantasy genre

A film like Tumbbad is fairly uncommon in Hindi cinema. While horror fantasy may come across as a new genre for Hindi...

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Films from across Asia at this festival held in Chennai

Phoenix Market City and Palladium Mall in Chennai hosted Asian Cine Experience from 3-7 October 2018 during which critically-acclaimed films...

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Breaking up families in the name of child protection

In the United States, child-protection agencies have been given unlimited powers to confiscate children and prosecute parents without due process...

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BJP in a mess over Delhi sealing

Delhi unit president Manoj Tiwari agreed to be the sealing officer and submitted before the SC a list of properties...

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Congress seeks to return to 2004 in 2019

The meltdown of Congress-Mayawati relations is proof that India’s Grand Old Party is often its own biggest enemy. At a...

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Film Review: Intelligently mounted with unexpected twists

Andhadhun opens with a cryptic text card that reads: “What is life? It depends on the liver.” At first it...

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Differently-abled staff runs this socially conscious café

Echoes Café is a quaint and cozy hangout in south Delhi. What appears at first glance only to be a...

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Mounting outcry over child welfare services in Norway

The growing number of tragedies resulted by forced confiscation of children in Norway has gained global attention. However, great efforts...

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Dubai’s gem-studded $17 million shoes on sale

DUBAI: A pair of shoes encrusted with diamonds has gone on sale in Dubai with a price tag of $17...

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Constable kills Apple executive, probe ordered

LUCKNOW: A constable  of UP police was arrested on Saturday and booked for murder after he shot and killed a...

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Strife in Delhi BJP out in the open

Bickering in the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has resurfaced at a time when the party in Delhi...

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Vintage steam locomotives to chug once again after 25 years

Vintage steam locomotives in India will be seen running on tracks once again. From hauling the iconic Palace on Wheels...

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Leaders need to deliver growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised healthcare for all through a programme announced by his government. This is welcome because...

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A. R. Rahman: Beyond the music

A.R. Rahman is the biggest name in Indian music and has won international renown with his Sufi-inspired, genre-defying melodies. In...

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Revisiting the beauty of Rajasthan’s rich cuisine

My mind scrambles over memories, gets nudged about and rolls over just re-experiencing the taste, texture, smell of makkai being...

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Film Review: Absurdist comedy with Marquezian undertones

Fed up of his two querulous daughters who can’t stand each other, the father helplessly asks a man, “I just...

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Heroism and the mournful melancholy of a soldier’s life

General G.D. Bakshi’s poems from the battlefield are disturbing and soul-stirring. They evoke in the reader a sense of gratitude...

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Why are we adopting failed Western childcare policies?

The general public’s complicity in passing dangerous child-related policies often leads to dysfunctional societies, as has been seen in the West....

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Imminent changes round the corner in India

India is projected to be the world’s most populous country by 2024 and home to more than 1.5 billion people...