Trevor Noah’s ‘Point of View’ comedy leaves New York City in stitches!
In India, the sharing of food with others is an ancient important concept; yet sharing does not stop there, writes Naina.
Kul Bhushan reviews this photo book that shows stunning images of a sanctuary – India’s National Park in Uttarakhand – named after Col James Edward ‘Jim’ Corbett (1875 – 1955).
On the occasion of the release of a short movie on Sir Cyril Radcliffe about the drawing of a border line in 1947 that was to separate millions of people in India, Bhagawati takes a look at this historical event.
Osho talks about Italians, and Indians, “I must have been an Italian; otherwise whatsoever I am now today would not have been possible.”
Almost every person is split – for such silly and stupid things you cannot believe. You will not allow a saint just a little bit of smoking?
The cannabis plant’s role in Hindu mythology has authorities turning a blind eye to India’s drug shops, writes Charukesi Ramadurain on BBC on March 13, 2017.
Magic India is well and alive, says Videha after his latest visit during which he also participated in the 2017 World Sacred Music Festival in Jodhpur.
Spring is here and to celebrate the vibrancy and joyful hues all around, people in India play Holi, the festival of colours. Published in the Indian Express on March 14, 2017
It took a little time but ten days ago, India claimed the second place after ‘America First’ – and it is irresistible!
Suha watches the preparations of an open-air exhibition of paintings made by participants of a workshop with Meera, in Pune, India.
It is no exaggeration to say that Parsis, the Zoroastrians of India, take their food seriously – very seriously, report Parinaz Madan and Dinyar Patel on BBC on December 25, 2016.
Sarita, and some of her friends, share their experiences of a 5-week long Ayurveda Pancha Karma Retreat in India.
Sarita talks about the origins, philosophy and ways of diagnosis with Ayurveda, a system of medicine from India.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’ – Bihar’s famous litti are char-grilled flavour bombs, writes Justin Rowlatt. Published on BBC on July 22, 2016.
Thimmakka is not a book-inspired environmentalist. She did not go to school or get any formal education. She worked as a labourer and like most voiceless Indian women, took life head-on for survival.
Kaiyum reviews Alan Jacobs’ book about what happened during the nineteen years of Jesus’ life missing from the Bible.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the origins of and popular demand of masala chai. Justin Rowlatt on BBC, July 15, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the origins of and popularity of biriyani. Pushpeth Panth on BBC, July 12, 2016.
A recent TV report broadcast in Hindi on August 13, 2016 by ABP News, India, asking ‘Who killed Osho?’ made headline news in the national media and was also circulated on Facebook.
India on a plate: Jhaal muri is the king of street food snacks in Kolkata (Calcutta), reports Justin Rowlatt, published on BBC on July 8, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, introducing chole bathure that originated in the Punjab. Justin Rowlatt reports on July 2, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’. India is a land with diverse cuisine, writes Ayeshea Perera, published on BBC on July 6, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, sampling food at the amma canteens in Chennai. Geeta Pandey reports on July 4, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, about the Irani cafés of old world charm in Mumbai that used to be hugely popular. Published June 29, 2016
Fourth article in the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the popularity of international and in particular Chinese food in India. Samar Halarnkar writes on BBC on June 27, 2014.
Why do we wait so restlessly for the workday to end and for the weekend to come? And this is not only true in India. Ashish Kothari writes on Scroll.in; published on SOTT, June 17, 2016
Third article in the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the history and popularity of the samosa. Justin Rowlatt on BBC, June 23, 2016.
Second article in the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the diversity and vibrancy of Indian food. Everyone eats, writes Soity Banerjee on BBC, June 22, 2016.
First article in the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the diversity and vibrancy of Indian food. By Ritu Agarwal on BBC, June 21, 2016.
Indian railways are fondly etched into the memory of most India travelers. Mark Tully writes about one of the networks facing closure. Published in BBC Magazine on December 13, 2015
Theatre actor-director Mohammad Akram Feroze recently set off on foot to travel along India’s 10,000km-long border, stopping to perform plays at villages with – and for – their inhabitants.