Culture Matters

Manufacturing Mistrust: “Love Jihad” and its innards
Mihir Srivastava, Raul Irani
An excerpt from Love Jihadis: An Open-Minded Journey into the Heart of Western Uttar Pradesh (Roli Books)
Baldwin and I: Beyond Race and Caste, Part 2
Yogesh Maitreya
Baldwin established a path which can be followed in order to understand the lethal potential of caste oppression.
Sufism in Pakistan
Nadeem Farooq Paracha
An excerpt from "Soul Rivals: State, Militant and Pop Sufism in Pakistan".
The Trouble with Indian Matrimony: Matchmaker, Make Me a Match!
Urvi Desai
If couples made the choice without interference, we may stumble upon our homegrown feminism.
“We need to reclaim the physical spaces to protest”
Daniya in conversation with Orijit Sen
Orijit Sen talks about his works; censorship and trolling; reclaiming the physical space and more.
Untold Stories from Tihar Jail
Sunetra Choudhury, Sunil Gupta
An excerpt from Black Warrant: Confessions of a Tihar Jailor (Roli Books)
The Artiste: On the Changing Landscape of the Art Scene – I
ICF Team
Several artists talk about the lockdown; the changing landscape of the arts scene; and the new normal.