BHUMIKA POPLI

Keeping alive the ethos of poetry

Convening the event is Ashok Chakradhar, a master of words whose incisive renditions on critical themes often lead to thought-provoking discourse.

23 Nov 2019

Ode to women rule-breakers: Author Neha J Hiranandani explores stories of 50 such women

Hiranandani’s book, Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke the Rules, was an attempt to introduce her daughter to more such women from India.

17 Nov 2019

Looking at oneself with an oriental view

Artist Waswo X Waswo’s latest exhibition in Delhi addresses a number of questions regarding race in the present context

14 Nov 2019

This project was definitely a new challenge for me: Rohan Shrestha

Rohan Shrestha recalls his experience of capturing disabled kids playing basketball at Karkardooma for NBA

12 Nov 2019

Mahatma Gandhi as a conscience keeper

Roy has been engaging with the same theme for ten years now. His first solo, on this theme, was in 2008 at London’s Aicon Gallery on the Mahatma.

08 Nov 2019

Lack of clarity among bidders is a challenge, says director of Bid & Hammer Ankush Dadha

Aukush Dadha from Bid & Hammer discloses the range of stellar works by top Indian artists at their upcoming online auction

04 Nov 2019

Smells of the city: Scents, stench and stink

Included here are anecdotes by sanitation workers, manual scavengers and ittar makers and others.

02 Nov 2019

A spoke in the potter’s wheel: A look into Kumhar Gram, West Delhi's potter colony

Kumhar Gram’s potters are apprehensive about the Delhi Pollution Control Committee’s decision to demolish their furnaces

27 Oct 2019

PVR Anupam closes for renovation amid Shah Rukh Khan, other stars presence

Journalist Smita Tripathi, recounted her time at the landmark theatre that she’d frequent during her college days by coming all the way from Delhi University to Saket.

27 Oct 2019

'Women’s Writings from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh': Anthology by Rakhshanda Jalil and Debjani Sengupta

Our concern in putting together this anthology was to showcase precisely what concerns women writers.

26 Oct 2019

Lights on the path: Bumble India, working for the safety of women

Social  networking platform Bumble India recently raised USD 15,000 in support of Safetipin, an online data collection platform which works for the safety of women.

26 Oct 2019

One of a kind photography festival

Delhi-based photographers showcase interesting images in the much-acclaimed IPF

17 Oct 2019

Swing, as a distinct motif in Indian culture

Earlier this week academician and director of Indian Cultural Heritage Research, Dr Navina Jafa, established the cultural significance of swings in her presentation at India International Centre.

09 Oct 2019

I continue to write till I am exhausted: Rana Dasgupta

Novelist Rana Dasgupta, also the literary director of JCB Prize of Literature, was recently in Delhi to announce 2019 shortlist.

06 Oct 2019

In focus: translated works

Pradip Krishen, filmmaker and environmentalist, chaired this year’s jury for JCB Prize for Literature.

06 Oct 2019

I inhabit the skin of my characters when I am writing, says Author Paro Anand

Paro Anand’s new book passes on ideologies to young adults, once laid by Mahatma Gandhi 

02 Oct 2019

Author Naresh Chandra Saxena tells the many dilemmas of an IAS officer in his new book

The book 'What Ails the IAS and Why It Fails to Deliver: An Insider’s View' talks about the bureaucratic challenges IAS officers face in their careers.

01 Oct 2019

Photography through the lens of 2,500 objects 

More than 100 cameras greet you at the newly-launched camera museum in Gurugram, called Museo Camera Centre for the Photography Arts.

29 Sep 2019

Exhibition showcasing the Siachen struggle in Delhi

Baptist Coelho’s ongoing exhibition in Sonipat, titled Body Automation, offers a comprehensive view of the living conditions in the difficult terrain.

28 Sep 2019

An artistic inquiry into Gandhian ideology by Shelly Jyoti

The block prints used by Jyoti for the artworks are going back to 18th century.

27 Sep 2019

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