Culture Who Made You the Fashion Police of the Met Gala?
Aside from squealing over Baby Taimur’s adventures in micro-fashion, most of us don’t know the first thing about clothes. But on a few special nights of the year, like the Met Gala, even the most fashionably challenged among us become a leading authority on French couture.Add to list
Culture Hum, Tum, Aur Aap: Why the Insipid “You” Can Never Match the Intimacy of Hindi Pronouns
People seeped in the homogeneity of English and its pervading usage of “you” may rarely notice the gravitas that pronouns can lend to a language. But in Hindi, pronouns define more than people: They define regions, cultures, levels of civility, and even intimacy.Add to list
Culture Half Girlfriend, Complete Moron: The Anatomy of a Chetan Bhagat Heroine
It’s not just real-life women with whom Chetan Bhagat seems to share a tetchy relationship. The author’s heroines are always one-dimensional, unattainable college girls. They are quite stupid when it comes to matters of the heart — which is why they inevitably end up with one of Bhagat’s douchebag protagonists.Add to list
Culture Are Neighbourhood Libraries Just Bait For Nostalgia?
In the age of e-books, the purpose of a library, whose datedness once gave a neighbourhood character, is probably only to invoke nostalgia. We feel sad when our neighbourhood libraries die, but we do little to ensure they survive.Add to list
Culture Lost At Kumbh ft Shreya Mehta
Rekha Gupta always dreamed about attending the #KumbhMela with her family one day. Unfortunately, when she finally made it, it turned into a nightmare, after she lost sight of both her daughters. Watch her story in "#LostAtKumbh" ft Shreya Mehta. #KumbhMela2019 #DaburAmlaRishteyMazbootAdd to list