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Gargi Gupta

  • Make-in-India? Pitch perfect, but slow on implementation

    It has been one year since Narendra Modi-led NDA government assumed office. dna, in a series of reports starting today, takes a look at the achievements clocked in by this government as well as where all it failed to make a mark

    Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 7:40am
  • The art and music traditions of Santal tribals of India

    An exhibition on Santal music traditions at the National Museum in Delhi has its origins in German designer Bengt Fosshag's fascination with the single stringed lute banam. Gargi Gupta takes a look

    Sunday, 17 May 2015 - 5:35am
  • Drama with a conscience: Meet Space Theatre Ensemble

    Highlighting issues such as the beef ban in Maharashtra and illegal mining in Goa, the Space Theatre Ensemble is about drama with a conscience. Gargi Gupta meets the group and their colourful director, Hartman de Souza

    Sunday, 17 May 2015 - 5:30am
  • 30 Women in Power: Their Voices, Their Stories is a book that doesn't limit itself to known names

    30 Women in Power: Their Voices, Their Stories is a book that doesn't limit itself to known names. Gargi Gupta talks to its author Naina Lal Kidwai about what led her to this book and more

    Sunday, 17 May 2015 - 5:30am
  • Coffee, tea or pee? How cow urine therapy is gaining popularity in India

    With a BJP MP extolling its praises as a cure for cancer, refineries to distill its essence and seminars to debate its uses, cow urine therapy is a growing and increasingly organised business, says Gargi Gupta

    Sunday, 17 May 2015 - 5:10am
  • Cryptic conversations

    Umbrella Man is a tale about conversations in which Siddhartha Gigoo doesn't mention his experience of exile, says Gargi Gupta

    Sunday, 10 May 2015 - 5:40am
  • Art lovers protest National Museum chief's transfer

    The world of politics and bureaucratic appointments is at most times far removed from that of culture. But the sudden transfer of V Venu, National Museum director general, to the sports ministry last week has angered artists, scholars and arts administrators.

    Monday, 4 May 2015 - 5:53am
  • Who'll save our modern heritage?

    The battle is on to save the brick and mortar structures that are part of India's modern heritage from alterations, minor and major, and even demolition. Gargi Gupta tracks protest movements in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and New Delhi

    Sunday, 3 May 2015 - 5:55am
  • I've taken off my mask: Varun Gandhi

    "I lay my memories down/ On this forsake path/ I've taken off my mask/ It was starting to bleed..." writes Varun Gandhi in Inside, one of the 52 poems that make up Stillness, his second collection of poetry that comes 15 years after his first. Personal, introspective and confessional, it reveals a...

    Sunday, 3 May 2015 - 5:20am
  • Some take to scaremongering on social media

    An image showing a high-rise with chipped plaster and cracked walls landed in the Facebook and WhatsApp accounts of apartment owners of Uniworld City, Rajarhat (Kolkata) a couple of hours after Saturday's earthquake. It appeared to be one of the buildings in their complex. Panic-stricken...

    Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 5:20am