Tiffin

The (erstwhile) Empire is under threat and the old heroes are recruited once more to vanquish the enemy. Their bravery is not to be questioned but there is a…
23-Nov-2022
"We were, in many ways, coached into listening—casually, closely, intimately, itinerantly—by the cassette tape. It made sound available to us beyond…
02-Oct-2022
A photo essay on the struggles of Indians in cities and towns for existence and dignity as they negotiate their lives every day.
16-Sep-2022
Sahir's lyrics for the Hindi film 'Didi' (1959) continue to have great contemporary relevance.
27-Jul-2022
Conversations between writers across India reveal similar processes of marginalisation spanning multiple communities. These insights offer ways for mutually…
05-Jul-2022
What can social science researchers discover if they stepped out of rigid frameworks of understanding deprivation and asked ‘subjects’ about their joys and…
04-May-2022
A teacher of many decades in schools and colleges reflects on what students get energised by and what teachers could stimulate in their pupils.
07-Apr-2022
From the early 20th century onwards, US Immigrants of South Asian origin—referred to as 'Hindus'—had to confront laws in many states against '…
09-Feb-2022
Godavari Dange developed a model of farming that enabled vulnerable women farmers in drought-struck Marathwada to stay food secure. Her life story captures the…
02-Feb-2022
In the 1930s, a spate of murders claimed the lives of several Punjabi men in California’s Central Valley region. US police and press were quick to ascribe…
09-Jun-2021
"In a conflict-ridden space like Kashmir, can working-class people express and understand the world in a language that is not their own, while…
23-Jun-2021
"The peak of language capacities is not in simply effective usage, but rather in giving language to that which is hitherto unsaid." An experiment in…
21-Oct-2021