Saturday April 1 2023

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A time of renewal: The ragas of spring

A time of renewal: The ragas of spring

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The Heritage Lab breaks down the essence of enlightenment described in a Persian poem.

Conference of the Birds


How a simple three-ingredient cocktail changed Arijit Bose’s perspective on drinks.

The daiquiri: One drink to rule them all!


Anushree Kaushal is back with her popular reading list—and pick of literary reads.

Books and short reads


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

We recommend: The best new movies and TV

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It’s Our Birthday!

May 30 2023

Who we are, what we aim to do—and why you’re paying for this damn sub.

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Sceptred Nation

May 29 2023

The government’s obsession with a golden sceptre may be a clever election and/or Hindutva play.

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Reading the Tea Leaves

May 26 2023

A UK report lays bare the abuse of tea workers—who still work like indentured plantation slaves.

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 (Un)Parliamentary Behaviour

May 25 2023

We look at what this new citadel of Indian democracy looks like–and why so many people are unhappy with it.

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