No country for the homeless - 5 days ago
In Mumbai, one of the seven most populous cities in the world, the homeless have no documents to prove their citizenship. Yoshita Sengupta decodes the circle of invisibility
Children's Day: Homeless dream for land and a little bit of the sky - 3 weeks ago
This Children's Day, dna along with city NGO Alternative Realities took the homeless children for a picnic to Juhu beach and spent some time discussing with them their dreams. Here's what they had to say...
Children's Day Special - No Anganwadi for homeless - 3 weeks ago
An allocation of Rs 17,700 crore in the 2013-2014 Union Budget but not a single accountable rupee spent for pre-school education or a plate of food for the homeless children in Mumbai. Yoshita Sengupta investigates the absence of homeless children from ICDS registers
Spice of life? Not for me - 1 month ago
Yes, I'm an Indian and can't handle chillies, says Yoshita Sengupta who has had her fill of 'hotness' in Indian and in just about every other cuisine. Enough with the chilli already!
Meet Merzin Tavaria, co-founder of Prime Focus that recently converted the blockbuster Gravity from 2D to 3D - 1 month ago
The biggest box office successes in Hollywood are films with visual effects but our biggest box office films are police action films , he says.
Meet the men who finally opened Mumbai's first microbrewery - 1 month ago
After three years of running from one government office to another, Boston boy Gregory Kroitzsh and brew master from Alaska, Benjamin Johnson have finally opened Mumbai's first microbrewery.
Most people thought MasterChef won't last long: Gary Mehigan - 1 month ago
Yoshita Sengupta catches up with the master at the end of his four-city tour and talks to him about life after MasterChef, the formula behind the show's success and life as a celebrity chef.
Meet the Indian Railway's guard who will soon produce and direct his own film - 2 months ago
From being a struggling actor to a soon-to-be producer and director, Indian Railway's guard H Kumar talks about his life and struggles to Yoshita Sengupta aboard the Borivli slow.
Main bhi producer: Small towns see rise in makers of feature films on DVDs - 2 months ago
In small towns of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, there's a thriving industry, where thousands of businessmen are turning into producers, actors and directors, churning out feature films on DVDs in a matter of weeks, at a cost of rupees two to three lakh with households as their captive audience. Yoshita Sengupta speaks to a few of these filmmakers about the economics behind this uncertain glory.
I'd like to give my last performance in heaven: Charles Dutoit - 2 months ago
One of world's most sought after music conductors, Swiss-born Charles Dutoit conducted the Symphony Orchestra of India to a packed auditorium at NCPA on Friday and Saturday. Yoshita Sengupta got an exclusive chance to watch the rehearsals and interview the reticent maestro.