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Gargi Gupta

  • Festive Season Food Hunts

    FaloodaRoshni Nair finds out which eatery dishes out Mumbai's best falooda

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 6:35am
  • Former foes Paul Theroux, VS Naipaul to grace Zee Jaipur Literature Fest

    Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 will see a coup of sorts. It has got Paul Theroux and VS Naipaul to attend, making this the first time (barring one very public shaking of hands nearly three years ago) that the two writers, friends before a very acrimonious falling out in 1996, will share the...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Where has all the funding for cultural events gone?

    With government support dwindling and the private sector reluctant to loosen its purse strings, funding for cultural events, be it art, cinema or literature, has become a major challenge. Gargi Gupta surveys the bleak moneyscape

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 11:05am
  • The indie editor: Arpita Das on why Yoda Press will remain independent

    Publisher Arpita Das tells Gargi Gupta why Yoda Press, will continue to remain an independent publishing house

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 9:37am
  • The poison that defines Jeher Lal's life

    Jeher Lal says he was born sometime on the night of December 3, 1984, Bhopal's night of darkness, not long after 43 tonnes of deadly Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) gas leaked into the cold winter air, killing thousands of men and animals in a matter of hours.

    Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 6:10am
  • Shantytowns crop up in Union Carbide's poisonous shadow

    Anu Nagar, a jumble of ramshackle shanties and brick sheds in Bhopal, looks like any other urban slum anywhere in India. Except that this slum, which runs along the boundary wall of the Union Carbide plant, is located right on the detritus of what is often described as the world's worst industrial...

    Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 6:55am
  • Jagdish Nema’s still untold story of Bhopal gas tragedy

    Tales of human venality often go hand-in-hand with some that reaffirm the inherent goodness of man. So, if on the one hand, the Bhopal gas tragedy is a cautionary tale of unbridled corporate greed and government apathy, on the other hand, it is also is one of the extraordinary courage of a few good...

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 7:15am
  • House of opaque water recreates the drama of life and loss in the Sundarbans

    Ranbir Kaleka's 'House of Opaque Water', part narrative documentary and part installation, recreates the drama of life and loss in the Sundarbans delta that is facing the brunt of climate change, says Gargi Gupta

    Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 5:40am
  • Jewellery of the Indus Valley Civilisation unveils stories of the past

    A 5,000-year-old necklace on display at the National Museum represents not just the fine aesthetics of the Indus Valley Civilisation, but also a continuum of design from then till now, says Gargi Gupta

    Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 5:20am
  • Contra-indication: Examining the issue of reproductive rights in India

    Whether it's corporates incentivising egg freezing or women dying of botched sterilisations in Chhattisgarh, the subtext is control over a woman’s body. Gargi Gupta and Yogesh Pawar examine the issue of reproductive rights in India

    Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 5:15am