All Fired Up
Ceramic artist Aditi Saraogi learned to work with porcelain in China, exhibited her work in France and has conducted many a workshop across India since...
Of Devotion and Deceit
In A Man from Mandu, author Manoj V Jain takes the reader into the world of god-men and devotees, faith and money. The plot traverses through unexpected twists and turns, making this book a riveting read. A large gathering of people of all
Conjuring up the City of Joy
Kolkata has been the subject of many books. While countless works dwell on the historical and cultural aspects of the city, few really evoke a sense of place and time through personal memory. Kalkatta Chronicles—Rear-View Reflections by Supriya Newar is one such book
Man, Machine and Everything in Between
Revolutionary inventions like the wheel, electricity and light bulb, right up to innovations in telephony, computers and the Internet have brought about a radical shift in human society. Up until a few years ago, we got our news from a newspaper, not a
Strength of a Woman
A true Gandhian, a staunch nationalist, a social reformer and Padma Vibhushan awardee, Jankidevi Bajaj worked tirelessly to overcome societal evils and contributed immensely to the country’s struggle for freedom. The English translation of her autobiography, My Life’s Journey, traverses her life through
Accelerating the E-vehicle Evolution
If there’s one immediate problem faced by commuters across India, it’s last-mile connectivity. Mobycy, a green-tech startup, has been tackling this problem, and in turn, a host of other urban conundrums including pollution and gridlock traffic. At the helm of this revolutionary micromobility
Preserving a Heritage
(Lakhi Chand Jain receiving national award from the then Hon’ble President of India, Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma, 1996 ; Top right: Lakhi Chand Jain creating a Mandana on the floor) In a world forever changing due to rapid urbanisation, there seems to be
The Man Behind the Musician
The Sixth String of Vilayat Khan, a no-holds-barred biography written by Namita Devidayal, throws light on the fascinating life of one of India’s most distinguished classical musicians.
Ahead Of The Game
Serial digital entrepreneur Alok Kejriwal has a knack for engaging people and making a business out of it. Having surfed the dotcom wave and emerged a winner when it went bust, he experienced the highs and lows of building profitable start-ups from scratch.
A Prince & A Gentleman
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar, scion of Udaipur’s House of Mewar, has more than his fair share of duties as a prince. Besides overseeing the family-run group of heritage hotels and dedicating himself to philanthropic causes, he is the torchbearer of a legacy that dates