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Tribal tones

Back to their roots:  Colourful tribal motifs in Bhil paintings Photo by author

One of the most primitive art forms in India, Bhil paintings have gained global acclaim. Brinda Suri speaks to Bhil artists and patrons about the...

A voice that oozes R&B

Singing blues: Artiste Tinashe, who stands out for her sensual tone.

It's stunning how in recent years mainstream female R&B has effectively been distilled down to one word: Beyoncé.

Faces behind Thai masks

Dying art: Traditional Khon masks from Thailand.

One of the most common forms of Thai art has been mask-making. For tourists who want to see the best of Thai masks, head to...

No nation for nature

Sandesh's award-winning photographs of two fox cubs at play

His startling images of the wild have drawn attention to gruesome unethical practices that have endangered some of nature's most beautiful creations. Nirmala Govindarajan speaks...

Threads of tradition

Phulkari is one of the most distinguished traditional crafts of Punjab, essentially practised by women. Phul translates to flower and kari means work.

Making time for music

Shubha Mudgal. As adept at holding her own in a literary discussion as she is at holding a raag: poised and controlled, and never losing...

Photo Gallery
College students walk in drizzle in Srinagar…

College students walk in drizzle in Srinagar…

People wait as three wild elephants cross…

People wait as three wild elephants cross…

Army soldiers display arms and ammunition recovered…

Army soldiers display arms and ammunition recovered…

Army Personnel inspecting their damaged vehicle…

Army Personnel inspecting their damaged vehicle…

Army personnel take positions during an encounter…

Army personnel take positions during an encounter…

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inspecting…

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inspecting…

Residents look for their belongings after a fire…

Residents look for their belongings after a fire…

Rush at Moradabad Railway Station on the eve of Bhai Dooj…

Rush at Moradabad Railway Station on the eve of Bhai Dooj…

Devotees collecting Puja Pasadam during Govardhan Puja…

Devotees collecting Puja Pasadam during Govardhan Puja…

Sikh religious warriors display their skills as they ride…

Sikh religious warriors display their skills as they ride…

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