India Insight

“Homelands” exhibit in Delhi examines identity through art

January 28, 2013

Indians give high importance to the concept of identity and kinship, especially in a land that is home to hundreds upon hundreds of different languages and ethnic groups. Indian curator Latika Gupta explores this theme in “Homelands”, an exhibition of works by 28 leading contemporary British artists, all wrestling with the idea of what “home” means in the 21st century.

Responsibility or censorship: why Bollywood should pick

January 2, 2013

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author, and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters Corp.)

from India Masala:

Mumbai’s Oktoberfest takes place under the stars

By Jen Swanson
December 2, 2012

(The views expressed in this column are the author's own and do not represent those of Thomson Reuters)

Shiv Sena, shutdowns and double standards

November 28, 2012

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Thomson Reuters)

Is Kasab’s death enough closure in the Mumbai attacks?

November 21, 2012

“If you hear the sound of a bullet, kneel, and if you have to move, then crawl, don’t run.”

Mumbai a ghost town as Thackeray looms large in death

November 17, 2012

(Tresa Sherin Morera and Henry Foy contributed to this report. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author, and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters)

Elsewhere in India: Maria Sharapova wins hearts, minds of cameramen

November 11, 2012

Here’s some more news that we found in the Indian press over the weekend and would like to share with you. Rather than present stories of great national importance, we would like to highlight some of the items that you are less likely to see in world news reports. Any opinions that the author might express are surely beneath contempt, and are not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters.

Elsewhere in India: girls, mobile phones and slapping your tormentors

November 11, 2012

Here’s a short roundup of regional news in India that attracted our interest this weekend. Any opinions expressed by the author are no doubt ill informed and ridiculous. Aditya Yogi Kalra contributed to this post.

Civics clashes with religion as women face bans from some Indian shrines

November 6, 2012

(The opinions expressed are the author’s own, and may not necessarily reflect those of Thomson Reuters)

Starbucks arrives in India, gains spice, loses flavour

October 19, 2012

(Warning: there’s barely a lick of reporting in this blog post. Opinions are the author’s only, and almost certainly are wrong.)