Shombit Sengupta The Indian Express Group
Sunday 5 January '14Exactly a hundred years ago, in 1914, we had encountered one of last century’s most remarkable years.
Sunday 29 December '13The perspective of what's good and convenient for rural women cannot be decided by urban women or by politicians who want to do good.
Sunday22 December '13Outside OT, there’s permanent anaesthesia that people can get from which they don’t wake up.
Sunday15 December '13The respect that all these people deserve and have been denied is what the broom expects to restore.
Sunday8 December '13HRD Ministry survey reveals that prostitution is increasing and 60 per cent of girls belong to SC, ST, BC and two-thirds of prostitute families live below the poverty line.
Sunday1 December '13Is prostitution a victimless crime as it’s consensual and disturbs no one? Arguments for and against are rife.
Sunday24 November '13The new game now is railway station tea seller vs political dynasty prince.
Sunday17 November '13An artist's muse is more than a model. She feeds his sensitivity with her mystique.
Sunday10 November '13Adolf Hitler’s obsession with attaining Aryan purity for Germany included cleansing culture and art.
Sunday3 November '13I came from Paris to meet the art lover on the last day of the exhibition.
Sunday27 October '13Professionals, bureaucrats naturally care more for career ascent.
Sunday20 October '13Take the example of my 75-year-old European artist friend you met in last week’s column.
Sunday13 October '13He was 75 when we met. I initially figured that his 45-year-old wife was his daughter; they had a 12-year-old son.
Sunday6 October '13Since 3900 BC, Indian art has been expressed with voluptuous feelings through celestial apsaras to Ajanta frescos
Sunday29 September '13Expressionism in the 20th century was inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s colours
Sunday22 September '13After confidently clearing all tests, you join the working world. Only to realise that analytics alone gives no results.
Sunday15 September '13Parents nowadays drive helter-skelter—taking their children for extra-curricular activities.
Sunday8 September '13The specialty of French designed gardens, Jardin à la française, is their demonstration of man’s mastery over nature.
Sunday1 September '13Clearly, the mechanical, ritualistic, repetitive item numbers from Bollywood films cannot look so innocent.
Sunday25 August '13How many times have you repaired you toaster, washing machine or TV set?
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