All this week we celebrated the birthday of the much adored Ruskin Bond who made the hill town of Landour (near Mussoorie) his home. Here’s a lovely painting titled ‘Doon from Mussoorie’ by Marianne North
Meet Mario Miranda: A great Indian artist of the 20th century.
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For over 100 days, angry fishermen—backed by the Catholic diocese—have staged a blockade of a $900 million Adani project.Read More
Chinese citizens streamed into the streets to express their anger at the harsh Covid safety policies. What makes this notable and unprecedented: they openly called for the resignation of President Xi and the Communist Party.Read More
Since the beginning, the Chinese president has framed the pandemic as a “people’s war.” Adhering to zero Covid was not just good policy, but also a mark of true patriotism. But a policy that seemed wise in 2020 has proven to be a disaster in 2022. But why won’t Xi change his mind?Read More
In a rare show of public fury, workers at an iPhone factory in Zhengzhou rioted against the country’s strict pandemic rules. The rules have imposed a high price on its citizens and the economy—even as Covid cases reach a new peak. The rest of the world has moved on from lockdowns and closed borders, why is Beijing refusing to budge?Read More