Just like a woman - 2 weeks ago
With comedy shows becoming extremely popular on Malayalam TV channels, there are new takers for the role of female comedians — men. Anu Prabhakar examines this curious phenomenon.
Not without my pet - 2 weeks ago
A recent government circular that abruptly changed India's pet import policy has stunned pet owners.
Book review: Stringer - 3 weeks ago
Anjan Sundaram's Stringer goes beyond the country's well-reported war scene and delivers an honest account of a journalist's life in the Congo.
100 years of Indian cinema: Amol Gore throws light on woes of a film budget - 3 weeks ago
They may not be the poster boys of the Indian film industry but are critical for a film's success.
Do you really need that dog? - 3 weeks ago
Some owners abandon their pets because they not ready for the responsibility, others because of unforseen behavioural issues. Pre-pet counselling can help you avoid unnecessary heartache. Anu Prabhakar reports.
Making the write choice - 1 month ago
The jury on the authenticity of graphology is still out. But that hasn't stopped troubled couples in India from turning to handwriting experts to help resolve personal issues, writes Anu Prabhakar.
We, the students... - 1 month ago
Anu Prabhakar talks to the group of Loyola College students who sparked off last week's protests against Sri Lanka.
The new fairy godmother - 2 months ago
There's growing pressure to be the perfect couple these days. Your image determines which parties you and your spouse are invited to, and whether your boss thinks you are worthy of mingling with the big-league at work. Now, image consultants promise the Cinderella effect going from scruffy to sleek. Anu Prabhakar meets today's fairy godmothers.
Who will look out for the Mumbai Police? - 2 months ago
The conditions in which the average Mumbai hawaldar works are worse than that of a sweat shop. Constables have to fight authorities to get their basic benefits, reports Anu Prabhakar
The art of crafting food - 3 months ago
As 'artisanal food' is well on the way to becoming just another fancy food label signifying nothing in the West, India has begun to move away from mass-produced food, ever so slightly. Anu Prabhakar talks to artisanal food producers and explores the trend.