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Postcards from colonial Calcutta

Postcards from colonial Calcutta

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A primer on podis from Oottupura chef Marina Balakrishnan.

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We pick the best new book releases for your reading pleasure.

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Here’s the splainer team’s recommended list of new releases to binge-watch.

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By Another Mother

March 1 2024

The govt’s notion of surrogacy is rooted in marriage and discriminates against single mothers, queer couples.

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The Not-Citizen Indian

February 29 2024

What are OCI cards and why is the government cracking down on them?

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Lost Kingdom

February 28 2024

The fascinating and controversial claims surrounding the ruins of the ancient city of Dwarka.

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Paging Interpol

February 27 2024

Interpol’s infamous red and blue corner notices are being misused by authoritarian governments.

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