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Poet’s Corner

Tuesday 26 November '13

The anthology has poems on the common man’s helplessness.
A Woman’s World

Thursday 14 November '13

Literally Speaking

Tuesday 12 November '13

Words and views shared a common platform at the just concluded Chandigarh Literature Festival
Welcome to the world of magic!

Saturday 26 October '13

The author explores the theme of self-contradiction through three characters of a novel.
‘A labour of love’: Kasauli Lit fest begins with sessions on ‘Greater Punjab’

Saturday 19 October '13

The theme for this year's festival is 'Greater Punjab', which has been the cradle of the Indus Valley civilisation.
Thank God It’s Friday

Saturday 19 October '13

Weekend theatre at Kalagram aims to reach out to a wider audience.
A Stage for Stories

Friday 30 August '13

Every month, Theatre For Theatre will stage a production based on the work of local writers
Of Love and Other Demons

Tuesday 30 April '13

Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry’s new play is a melange of “sensations, situations and improvisations”
Behind the Bars: A Peep into India’s Prisons

Sunday 28 April '13

The photo exhibition “Cages to Correction” is about prisons in 14 Indian states.
Reflections in colour

Sunday 21 April '13

The works celebrate the various facets of love, life and freedom, along with all their imperfections.
Change of Scene

Friday 19 April '13

The city is witnessing a slew of theatre festivals and new acts.
Balancing Act

Tuesday 9 April '13

Getting the body, mind and spirit to a state of equilibrium is Soorya Kaur’s persistent practice.
A Woman’s Version

Saturday 6 April '13

Inspired by the recent Delhi gang rape incident, the play Her-Story will depict various stages in a woman’s life.
Animal Kingdom

Friday 5 April '13

Curator Neenu Vij says that man is always in awe of the effortless and joyous flight of winged beauties, their capacity to weave a shelter with the weakest materials and their courage to let go of the...
Voices in Colour

Saturday 30 March '13

The All-India Women Artists’ Contemporary Art Exhibition showcases an amalgamation of socio-political expressions.
Puppet Project

Tuesday 26 March '13

Puppet Theatre Chandigarh seeks to explore the potential of puppetry in education and entertainment.
Medium is the Message

Friday 22 March '13

At an ongoing multimedia art workshop in the city, viewers’ involvement is as much part of the process.
Fashion, Food and Fun

Saturday 16 March '13

You may shop and splurge over the weekend as Vanity Fair, the annual two-day event held at the sprawling Whispering Willows resort in Zirakpur is back in its 12th edition.
Brush with Feminity

Tuesday 5 March '13

The annual art exhibition by the group WE is a colourful ode to the spirit of womanhood
The Other Shankar

Saturday 2 March '13

Daughter of Uday and Amala Shankar, and niece of Pandit Ravi Shankar, Mamata Shankar is not burdened by her last name.


The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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