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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.

 (Gun)Powder Up: A primer on podis


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

We recommend: The best new book releases


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

We recommend: The best new movies and TV series


Check out the top 10 indie Indian tracks picked by music aficionados first.wav.

Native beats: The best indie Indian music in 2023

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Location, Location, Location

June 18 2024

A new home is being prepared for a fresh batch of cheetahs—but it has the same problems as Kuno and more.

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Bad Language

June 17 2024

Arundhati Roy is being prosecuted for a speech on Kashmir made at a conference 14 years ago.

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No Daddy Required

June 14 2024

The great debate over why animals have ‘virgin births’.

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Exam Fever

June 13 2024

Why is everyone so angry about the medical entrance exam.

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