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The tales of two women

Shobhaa De and Tahira Kashyap Khurrana’s latest women-centric outings are laced with sex and feminism
(From left) Shobhaa De picks Anaïs Nin as her favourite erotic fiction author and Tahira Kashyap Khurrana is fond of reading books with magical realism
(From left) Shobhaa De picks Anaïs Nin as her favourite erotic fiction author and Tahira Kashyap Khurrana is fond of reading books with magical realism
Updated on Oct 25, 2020 10:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Lubna Salim

Sunday Drive by Hormazd Sorabjee: The sporty and luxurious Mercedes-AMG 53 GLE Coupé

The SUV loaded with tech and fun to drive is great on hilly roads
It’s the sporty character that marks the GLE 53 Coupé out
It’s the sporty character that marks the GLE 53 Coupé out
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 08:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee

Guest column: Unlockdown tales or emerging from hibernation

From track suits and flip flops to elaborate party wear with golden masks, it has not been easy waking up from the long slumber
It’s all about dealing with loneliness, crazy hair and getting more than comfortable with track pants.(Shutterstock)
It’s all about dealing with loneliness, crazy hair and getting more than comfortable with track pants.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 04, 2020 08:22 PM IST
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By Alka Kashyap

Tale of an adrenaline junkie

Delhi-based businessman Vicram Sharma has been into skydiving for 9 years now and wants to explore newer places to get the thrill of this adventure sport.
If you are skydiving for the first time, the feeling is more like a whirlwind, says Vicram Sharma.(Freepik)
If you are skydiving for the first time, the feeling is more like a whirlwind, says Vicram Sharma.(Freepik)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 02:11 PM IST
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Nothing dramatic: Bollywood business scripts a sad tale!

Theatre owners and exhibitors/distributors want the government to lower GST, entertainment and property taxes
Ajay Devgn-starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior was the biggest Bollywood hit before the nationwide lockdown came into force
Ajay Devgn-starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior was the biggest Bollywood hit before the nationwide lockdown came into force
Published on Aug 10, 2020 05:55 PM IST
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HT Mumbai | By Prashant Singh

Guest column: Partition, Covid-19 and a tale of two migrations

During the Partition migration the idea of India was still in its infancy. The common people exhibited great compassion while lending a helping hand to alleviate the sufferings of the victims of the communal holocaust
The second wave: Migrants at Ghazipur near Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border waiting to board special buses arranged by the UP govt for their home towns and villages after the Covid-19 outbreak.(ANI)
The second wave: Migrants at Ghazipur near Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border waiting to board special buses arranged by the UP govt for their home towns and villages after the Covid-19 outbreak.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2020 09:12 PM IST
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By Col HP Singh

Roundabout: My Other Half – Telling tales of the storyteller from Sialkot

Urdu fiction writer Joginder Paul (1025-2016) gave a sensitive pen to Partition with memorable fiction such as Dera Baba Nanak and Sleepwalkers. His wife Krishna looks back at the man as she turns 90
Joiginder Paul with Krishna Paul together in their life’s journey.
Joiginder Paul with Krishna Paul together in their life’s journey.
Updated on Jul 04, 2020 11:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nirupama Dutt

This tale of crime and corruption will make your blood run cold

Raktanchal, the new crime thriller streaming on MX Player, will transport you to the dark world of eastern UP’s thekedari and its gang wars.
Kranti Prakash Jha (left) and Nikitin Dheer in Raktanchal.(MX Player)
Kranti Prakash Jha (left) and Nikitin Dheer in Raktanchal.(MX Player)
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 01:51 PM IST
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Review: Chhotu; A Tale of Partition and Love by Varud Gupta and Ayushi Rastogi

In these troubled times, Chhotu reminds us that hatred is rarely endemic and that goodness is inherently human
A striking panel from the graphic novel.(Chhotu; A Tale of Partition and Love by Varud Gupta and Ayushi Rastogi)
A striking panel from the graphic novel.(Chhotu; A Tale of Partition and Love by Varud Gupta and Ayushi Rastogi)
Updated on May 05, 2020 01:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Percy Bharucha

Once upon a Holi: A heartwarming tale

We celebrate the hues of love, compassion and harmony this Holi, as we tell you the tale of two families that set a beautiful example of co-existence.
A celebration of hope, a prayer for peace. May this Holi heal, may good overcome evil...Atharva, Sameer, Shivika and Shama let their wishes take wings as stunning spirals of colour make the haveli look even more enchanting.
A celebration of hope, a prayer for peace. May this Holi heal, may good overcome evil...Atharva, Sameer, Shivika and Shama let their wishes take wings as stunning spirals of colour make the haveli look even more enchanting.
Updated on Mar 07, 2020 08:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shara Ashraf Prayag and Prerna Gauba Sibbal

Kashmir-Bihar: Tale of two veteran soldiers, now close friends

They have represented the country in multiple international wheelchair basketball tournaments
Army veterans Mohammad Latief Bhat and Ajit Kumar Shukla who forged their friendship over basketball.(HT PHOTO)
Army veterans Mohammad Latief Bhat and Ajit Kumar Shukla who forged their friendship over basketball.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 17, 2020 01:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Idrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali

Sad tale of unsafe classrooms

An unsafe classroom in Government Primary School, Uchi Mangali, Ludhiana; and (below) students of a primary class sitting on mats in the cold weather in the school.(Gurpreet Singh/H)
An unsafe classroom in Government Primary School, Uchi Mangali, Ludhiana; and (below) students of a primary class sitting on mats in the cold weather in the school.(Gurpreet Singh/H)
Published on Dec 17, 2019 11:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Deepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana

Margaret Atwood said global politics led to the sequel of Handmaid’s Tale

Atwood said she had not planned a sequel to the story, but real-life political events, including moves to limit women’s reproductive rights, led her to reconsider.
Atwood said she had not planned a sequel to the story, but real-life political events, including moves to limit women’s reproductive rights, led her to reconsider.(AP)
Atwood said she had not planned a sequel to the story, but real-life political events, including moves to limit women’s reproductive rights, led her to reconsider.(AP)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 05:34 PM IST
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Exhibit brings to fore lesser-known tales of Jallianwala massacre

A short film and poetry written during the period, besides first-hand testimonies of people in the Bagh that day, give voice to the victims lost in the pages of history books.
Reviving the memory of victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in April 1919, researchers have put together an exhibition of archival photographs, newspapers and installations at an exhibition on display at the Guru Nanak Bhawan.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Reviving the memory of victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in April 1919, researchers have put together an exhibition of archival photographs, newspapers and installations at an exhibition on display at the Guru Nanak Bhawan.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Atish Sharma, Ludhiana

‘Scary and smelly’: Helios Capital founder falls into Mumbai manhole, survives to tell tale

Mumbai, India’s financial capital, has seen repeated accidents recently due to deteriorating infrastructure and bureaucratic lapses
Samir Arora escaped with minor scratches as he held on to the sides before being pulled out.(Twitter/ Samir Arora)
Samir Arora escaped with minor scratches as he held on to the sides before being pulled out.(Twitter/ Samir Arora)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 10:23 AM IST
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Bloomberg | By Nupur Acharya

A tale of two Delhis: Deadly air exposes rich poor divide

Air pollution kills more than one million Indians every year, according to a study by Lancet Planetary Health, and Delhi is ranked one of the most toxic urban centres to live, regularly exceeding World Health Organisation (WHO) limits.
A woman covers her face to protect herself from air pollution near Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.(HT file/Biplov Bhuyan)
A woman covers her face to protect herself from air pollution near Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.(HT file/Biplov Bhuyan)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 09:49 AM IST
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Agence France-Presse, New Delhi | By Agence France-Presse

Car review: A tale of two SUVs

SUVs have become a popular choice for Indian consumers, considering that they are more practical and suit our road conditions. We take a look at two new sedans – Volvo XC40 and BMW X1, and find out both their plus and minus points.
Updated on Dec 26, 2018 04:17 PM IST
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Tales of Pune city in the form of themed calendars

Punekars, with a creative zeal, have brought out special theme calendars to welcome 2019
The calendar ‘Nitrimay Pune’, brings a table top view of various known locations of Pune with a dancer posing in front of them. The above picture has a dancer posing in front of Shaniwarwada.(HT/PHOTO)
The calendar ‘Nitrimay Pune’, brings a table top view of various known locations of Pune with a dancer posing in front of them. The above picture has a dancer posing in front of Shaniwarwada.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 23, 2018 03:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari

A tale of two princesses

Both Priyanka Chopra and Meghan Markle married the Princes of their dreams – and both have had to deal with the nightmare coverage that followed
Both Priyanka Chopra and Meghan Markle’s weddings were everything a girl dreams of until the media almost turned them into a circus(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Both Priyanka Chopra and Meghan Markle’s weddings were everything a girl dreams of until the media almost turned them into a circus(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 12:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami

When an Indian sex worker’s tale brought Bill Gates to tears

Ashok Alexander, who headed the Gates Foundation’s HIV/AIDS prevention programme Avahan for over 10 years, has mentioned in his book true stories of the lives of sex workers in India that are about finding hope and redemption amid heartbreak and despair.
An Indian sex worker’s tale brought Bill Gates to tears, recalled Ashok Alexander, who headed the Gates Foundation’s HIV/AIDS prevention programme Avahan for over 10 years.(REUTERS)
An Indian sex worker’s tale brought Bill Gates to tears, recalled Ashok Alexander, who headed the Gates Foundation’s HIV/AIDS prevention programme Avahan for over 10 years.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 05:37 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India

Tale of an onion farmer: Not a penny to take home for this Solapur man

According to Gaudar, the fall in onion prices has affected several farmers like him. So, despite a good crop this season, the farmers have not made profit.
Basvangauda Gaudar, a farmer from Solapur, has claimed that he had to pay Rs 548 to ASU traders for the sale of 1,890 kilogrammes of onions.(HT PHOTO)
Basvangauda Gaudar, a farmer from Solapur, has claimed that he had to pay Rs 548 to ASU traders for the sale of 1,890 kilogrammes of onions.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 02:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande

2015 Kotkapura firing: Women recall tales of horror before SIT

“All 40 of us were cramped in a small room of the police station for over 24 hours. Finally, on intervention of Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, we were freed on October 16,” a woman recalled.
(HT File)
(HT File)
Updated on Oct 19, 2018 10:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kotkapura | By HT Correspondent, Kotkapura

Excerpt: Mappillai is a witty, personal tale of an Italian son-in-law and a look at contemporary India

Mappillai—‘son-in-law’ in Tamil—is the rollicking story of journalist Carlo Pizzati, a European living with his in-laws in urban Chennai and with his wife (writer Tishani Doshi) in rural Paramankeni. Here’s an excerpt from the book about how the affair didn’t start.
Journalist Carlo Pizzati, a European living with his in-laws in urban Chennai and with his wife in rural Paramankeni writes about contemporary India through his personal tales.
Journalist Carlo Pizzati, a European living with his in-laws in urban Chennai and with his wife in rural Paramankeni writes about contemporary India through his personal tales.
Updated on Oct 11, 2018 02:14 PM IST
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By Carlo Pizzati

Tale of two sides: Book on mental scars of Partition, and a cursed heirloom

Psychiatrist Anirudh Kala’s ‘The Unsafe Asylum: Stories of Partition and Madness’ in interlinked episodes explores the impact of Partition on mental health in both countries, and even of the future generations.
Anirudh Kala
Anirudh Kala
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 11:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nirupama Dutt, Chandigarh

CRIMSON TALES

This summer, get a dose of kokum, which has several nutritional benefits, and soak in its flavour
Kokum, Honey and Berry Cheesecake
Kokum, Honey and Berry Cheesecake
Updated on May 14, 2018 05:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ruella Philips

A musical tale of an old Delhi

Shahjahanabad: Purani Dilli Ki Dastaan, a musical narrative to be staged this weekend, recreates life in nineteenth century Shahjahanabad through its language, music, culture, festivals and attire
Standing: Syeda Hameed, Lokesh Jain; Seated: Zakia Zaheer and Rene Singh. The four are part of the musical on Old Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Standing: Syeda Hameed, Lokesh Jain; Seated: Zakia Zaheer and Rene Singh. The four are part of the musical on Old Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 07:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rana Safvi

Author Sutapa Basu’s retelling of Queen Padmini’s tale is a riveting read

Padmini, The Queen Tells Her Own Story, shows Basu’s superb skill as a writer. The story unfolds as a journalist goes unearthing what really happened in Chittor to lead women to end their lives in Jauhar.
Author Sutapa Basu’s latest, Padmavati: The Queen Tells Her Own Story, revolves around the life of Queen Padmini.
Author Sutapa Basu’s latest, Padmavati: The Queen Tells Her Own Story, revolves around the life of Queen Padmini.
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 02:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Himika Chaudhuri, New Delhi

This weekend in Delhi: Actor Pankaj Kapur’s dramatic reading of a poignant tale

Dopehri is the veteran actor’s dramatised reading of a novella he wrote more than 20 years ago,
Dopehri began as an experiment, but Theatron, the theatre company Kapur founded with wife and thespian actor Supriya Pathak, has already done 43 shows.
Dopehri began as an experiment, but Theatron, the theatre company Kapur founded with wife and thespian actor Supriya Pathak, has already done 43 shows.
Updated on Mar 10, 2018 08:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Zehra Kazmi

In the time of Trump, tales of people divided by the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall fell in November 1989 due to mass popular pressure and the decline of Soviet Union power.
A woman takes pictures of the installation
A woman takes pictures of the installation "Beyond The Wall" by German artist Stefan Roloff that is mounted on remnants of the former Berlin Wall.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 02:49 PM IST
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