The new face of India’s dynastic elites: with brains, beauty and big hearts, the princesses of Mayurbhanj are not your regular royals
Kolkata-born sisters Mrinalika M Bhanj Deo and Akshita M Bhanj Deo promote local art and culture, run a sustainable boutique palace hotel, and embrace eco-tourism
The Supreme Court judgment allocating the disputed site on which a mosque stood until the 1990s to the Hindu community will whet fundamentalist Hindu groups’ appetite for other such plots across the country.
New Delhi’s pollution crisis is a lesson to the world: politicians blowing hot air are not the solution to climate change
Elected leaders have preferred to play the blame game over severe pollution in India’s cities
Despite never finding fame in her country of birth, Irish actress Norah Richards is revered in the small village of Andretta, deep in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas, where locals still gather to celebrate the actress's life every October.
So if you're wondering whether or not you can eat the street food in India and avoid the aptly named "Delhi belly," the answer is a resounding "yes" -- there's (almost) nothing to fear. Before you tuck into some chaat, however, read our guide on the do's and don't's of Indian street food to keep tummy troubles at bay.
Born in India, but raised in the UAE, Akanksha is a so-called ‘third culture kid’ (a person who has grown up overseas, immersed in a culture different from their families’). In this personal essay she talks about her conflicting experiences returning to the country of her birth, a journey undertaken as part of her search to find ‘home’.
Many travellers come to India to ‘find themselves’, and I guess in that respect I am no different.
I'm what they call a 'third culture kid.' I was born in Ind...
Casting James Dean in a movie is about more than consent – we need to talk about the dwindling ethics of AI
James Dean, who has been dead for 64 years, is set to star in an upcoming movie about the Vietnam War. Here's what that's important.
Everything about Andretta feels mystical, like one of those places to which time doesn’t apply, apart from the position of the sun.
#MeToo in India has moved beyond Bollywood to a broader conversation about the roots of sexual harassment
While there has been a backlash against Indian women sharing their experiences of being sexually harassed and the country’s sociocultural complexity makes it hard to evaluate the impact of the movement, it’s clear something has changed.
The poverty researcher has just jointly won one of the world’s most respected awards – therefore his mum is at the centre of media attention. As curious as it sounds, the phenomenon is not strange in India, where patriarchy is deeply rooted and the mother-son relationship is idealised above all others.
On dating with PTSD.
Think of Mumbai, and you think of India’s financial capital, home to the world’s biggest film industry. Yet there’s something about the cocktail of sticky heat, ornate sarees and coconut palm-lined roads that just sings jazz.
The year was 1935 and an African-American man from Minnesota stepped off a ship in a linen suit, carrying a violin case. The September air was just right. The man was one Leon Abbey, a jazz musician who had been invited to the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Colaba: the cultur...