Saturday, November 27, 2021

Local Creativities in Times of Market Hegemony

VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY This photo essay is an exploration of a living heritage museum, Dakshin Chitra, located in Muttukadu, 25km from the southern part of Chennai.

Kolkata: A Historic Site in the Age of Smart Cities By Pooja Bhatia

Kolkata: A Historic Site in the Age of Smart Cities We live in an age of smart phones and smart cities. At a time when speed, aggression and competition are the dominant ways of relating to the world, does a city like Kolkata have a meaning or a reason to exist? Pooja Bhatia did her Masters in Political Studies from JNU...

A Walk through the Clouds in Ramgarh

Ramgarh is a small hamlet located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. An undisturbed view of the Himalayan peaks can be enjoyed from this place. Here is a photo-essay on the myriad emotions and existential dilemmas that the abundant natural landscape of Ramgarh invokes in every traveler prepared to walk the path less traveled.

Sky Enthusiasts Gear Up to Witness a Partial Lunar Eclipse Tonight

Sky enthusiasts across the nation are excited to view the partial lunar eclipse tonight. Here is a brief look at all the major points that will make our sky watch more fascinating.

 A Weekly Market in the Heart of the City

Let us talk walk together through a weekly market located in the heart of Delhi. At a time when malls and sanitized shopping spaces have become the overpowering reality can weekly markets of this kind continue to enjoy a space of their own or will they disappear one day at not being able to fit into the conventional definition of the smart-city? Here we explore a weekly market which speaks the language of simplicity, uninterrupted human interaction and a space where social interaction is effortless.

Massive Protests at Jantar Mantar Against Citizenship Act

Anti-CAA Protests
Massive protests took place at Jantar Mantar uniting people from different walks of life against the CAB.

The Midnight Lights of Jama Masjid

As the month of Ramdan cleanses the soul and purifies the self, the universe unfolds a celebration of brotherhood and the moment of melting boundaries

ANTI-CAA Protest | When Posters Speak a Million Words

This week saw massive protests across the country. Thousands of people hit the streets against the recently enacted CAA.