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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
A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

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