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French connection: Lakmé's origin story

French connection: Lakmé's origin story

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An essay on an anomaly of Mumbai street food—forged in fire and shrouded in lore—the fire sev puri.

At the World’s End with Fire Sev Puri


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


Rohit ‘P-Man’ Pereira curates a playlist where the bass slaps.

A groovy playlist of the best bass lines

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Anatomy of a Scandal

May 20 2024

The grandson of JD(S) founder Deve Gowda raped women for years—no one cared till it became a political scandal.

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Port of Authority

May 17 2024

Why a deepwater port in Iran is threatening to become an explosive issue in India-US relations.

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Dog Days of Summer

May 16 2024

Our guide to the most prestigious doggie beauty contest in the world.

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Battle for Bengal

May 15 2024

All roads to a towering majority go through West Bengal—and the stakes couldn’t be higher for the BJP.

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