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Gargi Gupta

  • 2nd century BC sculpture damaged in Kolkata museum

    Kolkata museum, however, says the 2nd century masterpiece is safe

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 5:20am
  • Sudhir Mishra cancels 'Aur Devdas' shoot in Delhi over women's safety

    Speaking to dna, Mishra said, "It wasn't what happened so much as what could have happened. These were the outskirts of Delhi -- the macho, small town areas. We had cancelled a day's shooting because of the unruly crowds.

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 7:00am
  • Choosing to be a woman

    Activist, filmmaker and actor Kalki Subramanian is not just an exception amongst transgenders in India. Her life is testimony to the power of education, says Gargi Gupta

    Sunday, 15 February 2015 - 5:30am
  • In Defence Of Offence

    Roast, broil, bake or grill… call it what you will, comedy in varying degrees of offence and profanity has found many takers down the ages. Yogesh Pawar and Preksha Malu view the uproar over AIB's roast of Bollywood in light of India's rich tradition of insult humour that spares nobody, not even...

    Sunday, 8 February 2015 - 5:55am
  • M.F. Husain sought divorce so he could marry Maria: Kishore Singh

    It took art writer-curator Kishore Singh two-and-a-half-years to complete the book, M.F. Husain, The Journey of a Legend. The book is not available for commercial sale, but will be available to art enthusiasts and Husain fans through public institutions and collections in India in the coming months...

    Sunday, 8 February 2015 - 5:35am
  • Book Review: My Grandfather's Imaginary Typewriter

    Academic-technocrat Ashwani Kumar's poetry is not just words arranged in pleasing rhythm. It's more a manifesto for revolution, says Gargi Gupta

    Sunday, 1 February 2015 - 5:50am
  • Portraying a point

    Going past the selfie craze, Sakshi Mahajan is putting the spotlight back on portraiture in an attempt to take the art form to the masses, says Gargi Gupta

    Sunday, 1 February 2015 - 5:40am
  • Canvas spotting at the India Art Fair

    With 85 galleries participating, the India Art Fair lived up to its reputation as a must-see on Delhi's cultural calendar this year too. Gargi Gupta looks at some highlights of the annual fair that gives visitors an opportunity to look at contemporary art from India and around the world.

    Sunday, 1 February 2015 - 5:35am
  • Message from China: India must guard its freedom fiercely

    Chinese author Anchee Min tells the fascinating story of how she became a writer. Apparently, in China during the Cultural Revolution, everyone had to be very careful about their newspapers— no text could be printed on the back of photographs of Chairman Mao Zedong. So once when her mother...

    Monday, 26 January 2015 - 6:05am
  • Technical surveillance can never replace human spies, says Pulitzer Prize-winner Kai Bird

    Kai Bird is a historian, who specialises in America's expansionist foreign and military policies of the second half of the 20th century. He's the author of a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of J Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist called father of the atomic bomb. He has also written on the...

    Monday, 26 January 2015 - 5:57am