I find social interactions exhausting: Cartoonist, writer Manjula Padmanabhan

Manjula Padmanabhan (b. 1953) is a writer, cartoonist and playwright. In 1997, her play, Harvest, won first prize at the Onassis Prize for Theatre in Greece.

17 May 2020

Kochi Muziris Biennale brings creativity in isolation

She further talks about a video project, The Virus in the Air, is Abstract, which she made during this period.

16 May 2020

The COVID-19 story: This new book dissects the pandemic along with its growing stigma

The Coronavirus: What you Need to Know about the Global Pandemic, that he co-authored with Dr Swapneil Parikh and clinical psychologist Maherra Desai.

09 May 2020

Translating privilege into social service: How this South Delhi boy helped during COVID-19

How a stereotypical South Delhi boy plunged into doing non-stop relief work during COVID-19.

05 May 2020

I cannot write in solitude, says Delhi-based author Bulbul Sharma

Delhi-based Bulbul Sharma has authored My Sainted Aunts, The Perfect Woman, Now that I am Fifty among others.

03 May 2020

You write to revisit time: Mridula Koshy, Library movement activist

Mridula Koshy is a writer and library movement activist.

26 Apr 2020

‘I like to write in the balcony of my barsati, says author Chandrahas Choudhury

It is very important to work every day to keep the rhythm of the book’s particular style going, says Chandrahas Choudhury.

19 Apr 2020

I believe in writing 1,000 words a day, says author Srishti Chaudhary

Once Upon a Curfew (2019) was published by Penguin Random House and the second one, Lallan Sweets, is scheduled for release by the end of this year.

12 Apr 2020

Online sessions with your favourite authors during COVID-19 lockdown

The live format allows the readers to have a quick and direct interaction with their favourite authors.

04 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: The age of anxiety and ways to deal with it

They can read books, learn new languages and take online courses. It is very important to keep oneself physically and mentally fit so exercise is a must.

29 Mar 2020

Raising readers as nature defenders

I am a serial procrastinator and being used to writing to deadlines as a former journalist, it’s the one thing that keeps me on the writing track, says Bijal Vachharajani.

29 Mar 2020

Prateek Kuhad to Vir Das: Home entertainment during social distancing

BookMyShow, owned and operated by Big Tree Entertainment Pvt Ltd., with its series of performances called  Live From HQ, is getting entertainment to your homes. 

26 Mar 2020

A poet and an artist needs alone time to create, says Sangeeta Gupta

Artist Sangeeta Gupta, who retired as the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Delhi, spoke to The New Indian Express about how she is spending her social distancing days. 

26 Mar 2020

‘Read as much as you can’

His first collection of poems, New Delhi Love Songs, was published in 2017 by Speaking Tiger Books with the support of the Jehangir Sabavala Foundation.

22 Mar 2020

Art world finds ways to stay abuzz

She said, “The museum already has a fairly good social media presence and now we will be more actively engaged in the format, given the uncertain times.

19 Mar 2020

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