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KalaGhar: Social Enterprise and Women Empowerment

India boasts of a rich handicrafts industry – its history, as colourful as the regions, they come from. In recent years, entrepreneurs have ventured in handicrafts-related start-ups. Rajnish Singh writes about one such social enterprise –…

Murmurations – Where Birds Murmur

The Nerolac Breathing City programme aims towards aesthetic living across cities, all the while reflecting upon the relationship between man and nature. Read on to know more. A unique art installation titled 'Murmurations', featuring 300…

ECO WARRIORS

We live in an age where human needs have had an undeniable impact on our surroundings and climate change deserves our attention. Rahul Thapa writes about eco-warriors, the daily garbage guys, who keep our city clean. We live in an age…

Cultures in a Box

It’s hard to miss the delivery boys from different delivery groups in Shillong. They can be seen in almost every locality, on their bikes and scooty. Over the last few years, the city has seen a transformation where the food culture is…

A Collage of Moments

“I believe that when you click with a polaroid camera, you capture the moment as it is without filters and edits.” This line captures the essence of Polaroid, the debut novel by Shillong-based Felereen Adorisa Tariang, a 21-year-old…

India and its rich Architectural Heritage

India’s rich architectural heritage is a force to be reckoned with, a window, to peek at the bygone eras. S. Ravi writes about ‘Jharokha’, a solo art exhibition, by Smita Jain, an attempt at capturing our architectural legacy. Bringing…

Khasi-Brahmo Connection

The social reform movements of nineteenth century Bengal spread in North East India as well. The Brahmo Samaj was one such movement. Following the formation of the Chief Commissionership of Assam in 1874, Brahmo influence grew in the Khasi…

Abstract of a community

For Raphael Warjri, the spoken word has a way of colouring canvases. Born a Khasi, a community that does not have a visual art form, Warjri has given them wings, such as those of a peacock that has descended from the heavens, only to…

THE COFFEE HOUSE

The Indian Coffee House in Kolkata’s College Street has been a favourite joint for the student community and intellectuals alike for ages. So, when political rivalry brews and tries to disturb the ambience in the stormy run-up to the…