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The Wonder Years

Soap operas and serials on Indian television during the 1980s and 1990s were often commonsensical, well-written, witty and catered to the whole family.

Set Free

The quaint little hamlet of Dagshai, in the foothills of the Himalayas, boasts of India’s only other cellular jail, built during the British colonial era.

Pin Code 173217

Beyond the verdant hills of Chail, a quiet hamlet in Himachal Pradesh, never-ending treks lead through sun-dappled backwoods that unexpectedly open up to clear blue skies. 


Goddess of Love

The Kamakhya temple in Guwahati in Assam is awash in legends and myths that revolve around the metaphorical power or “shakti” within women.

Paradise Lost

The capital of Himachal Pradesh, once the summer retreat of the British Raj, has been transformed from the historical, colonial “Simla” to the contemporary, urbanised “Shimla.”

Photo Retro

On a shabby sidewalk in Jaipur, the Chand brothers continue to practise the lost art of large-format photography through the lens of an 1860 Carl Zeiss field camera.

Life's a Stage

Burdened by a financial crunch and lack of patronage, the theatre scene in Punjab is dismal even for an award-winning director.

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