By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 06:01 AM IST
This distrust has shaped official communication, relief and the health response to the pandemic
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nirupama Dutt, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Not surprisingly, the coronavirus anxiety has now been weaved into a Punjabi boli (two-line lyric) to which bhangra is performed with joie de vivre.
By Renata Dessallien
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 06:57 PM IST
His humanism, blend of tradition and modernity, concern for the weakest are needed to deal with challenges
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 09:34 PM IST
This week’s reading list includes a graphic retelling of a terrible conflict, a chronicle of the lives of three generations of sex workers, and a collection of stories from the tea plantations of south India
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 12:09 PM IST
This year, India will celebrate its 73rd Independence Day as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the Red Fort.
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 07:06 PM IST
NELSON MANDELA: Born to Nonqaphi Nosekeni and Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa Mandela in the grim backdrop of South Africa’s doctrine of apartheid, he grew up to wage a heroic struggle for freedom that made him a champion of racial reconciliation.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 08:29 AM IST
UNESCO World Heritage Day 2019: As we gear up for World Heritage Day 2019 on April 18, here’s a look at how artists from around the world along with St+art India Foundation are changing the way we experience art on the streets of India, one wall at a time.
Amritsar | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2019 12:55 PM IST
Known in India as the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, it is still an emotive subject with many demanding a British apology -- which so far has been unforthcoming.
Hindustan Times | By Sudhirendar Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 02:09 PM IST
To commemorate the centenary of the Amritsar massacre, HT looks at two recent books on the event that convinced Indians of the need for independence from colonial rule: Kim A Wagner’s rigorously-researched Jallianwala Bagh, and Kishwar Desai’s passionate Jallianwala Bagh, 1919: The Real Story
Hindustan Times | By Thangkhanlal Ngaihte
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 10:35 AM IST
Moving and insightful, Visier Meyasetsu Sanyu writes of the need to preserve Naga rituals and traditions, of being forced to flee into the jungles as a child, of travelling the world, and of finding peace again
Hindustan Times | By Ranjona Banerji
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 05:06 PM IST
An insight into how the RSS has manoeuvred itself into contemporary India despite its arcane ideas
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 12:14 PM IST
At the stroke of midnight, on August 15, 1947, India achieved freedom from more than two centuries of colonial rule after a multi-faceted struggle for independence comprising both non-violent and violent means.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 04:23 PM IST
Jayachadran Palazhy, artistic director, Attakkalari Dance Company, has helped many young dancers coming from humble backgrounds become successful dancers, choreographers and teachers. Palazhy adds, “There were a few institutions set up for classical dance forms to protect it from disappearance, which was also a political project of sorts. However, there was no institutional or financial support for contemporary expressions in dance and it was not part of the vision for dance in India for the government. The development as well as social esteem of dance suffered as a result.”