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Sathya Saran

  • A purist to the core, Dhondutai Kulkarni's legacy is in danger

    A sore throat was reason enough to visit her. I discovered that early enough in my days as Dhondutai Kulkarni's student.

    Wednesday, 4 June 2014 - 6:00am
  • A life less ordinary

    My friend’s daughter is young, in her twenties; pretty, with a calm in her face that speaks of inner reserves.

    Saturday, 31 July 2010 - 11:52pm
  • A tale of twin cities

    From far it looked like a shrine. Lit up by focus lights, it could be I thought the kind of tiny shrines that stand outside churches and schools with an image of Mary or Jesus inside a grotto.

    Sunday, 25 July 2010 - 12:37am
  • Within the sound of rain

    It’s a working day, I should be at work too with the rest of the Mumbai that never sleeps, but I am at my window watching the rain. It always rains in Bhandup.

    Sunday, 18 July 2010 - 12:30am
  • No kidding matter

    I need to become thin," says the yet-to-be-five Miss Know-it-all. "My legs are fat," she adds, and points to her thighs.

    Sunday, 11 July 2010 - 12:15am
  • Celebrity after death

    Why is Viveka so important? Why has she become so important, after her death, and in the manner of it?

    Sunday, 4 July 2010 - 12:57am
  • Water blues

    Ground water is precious. It keeps the earth cool, it feeds the roots of trees as they go searching under the surface for nourishment, and it helps fuel the tube wells that every house seems to think is necessary.

    Saturday, 26 June 2010 - 12:19am
  • Man-made

    The cloud rising in a plume as the wind hits a peak makes us stand and stare and reach for our cameras.

    Saturday, 19 June 2010 - 11:54pm
  • Born equal

    Everybody is born equal. Right? You won’t agree, there is , you will say, enough evidence to prove I am wrong.

    Sunday, 13 June 2010 - 12:30am
  • Smoke screen

    May went past in a blaze of heat and there was a lot of smoke too, over World No Tobacco Day.

    Sunday, 6 June 2010 - 2:21am