Much Love to Many Lovers: An Exploration of Polyamory

Take a long, filling look at a painting that’s not uni-coloured or bi-coloured. If it has more than two gradients, note how they complement one other, like a mosaic. Maybe the blots and stroke flaws are apparent. But that’s universal to art, right? A perfect piece, an imperfect piece, a uni-coloured block, a bi-coloured painting-it’s […]

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Pass the pasta: Tracing pasta shapes

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Picture yourself twirling your fork through perfectly cooked strands of spaghetti, with the tanginess of the tomato sauce and seasoning hitting soprano as you take the first bite in. The next bite brings in more twirls, more pasta. By the time you dig your fork for the third time, all the remaining strands seem like […]

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Towering bites of binge: The biggest burgers in India!

Once upon a time, there were two buns. They felt lonely, and life seemed to be quite dry. They decided to meat and got all saucy. And voila! The burger was born. But the story doesn’t end there. A bunch of crunchy green leaves thronged and pleaded, “Lettuce in too!” Along came tomatoes and onions, […]

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The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: A Primer

As tension peaks all over the nation in response to the supremely controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, and the country wears shattered glasses, tear gases and crackdowns, indifference tags along more perils than inaction. In a country renowned for diversity and inclusivity, the Act has brought along tremors throughout. Here’s a lay down of what it […]

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A Living Fear: Eco-Anxiety

As a notification on her phone pops, 22-year-old Diya’s (name changed) face undergoes a triggered change. A perilous domino of thoughts inflict her mind, and she says in a muffled, worrisome tone, “What if I can’t make it? Am I too privileged? Will I die soon? Drowning? Why do I keep on picturing myself like […]

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In the Belly of the Beast: The Dragon Temple of Thailand

  A mysterious architectural splendour rests about 40 km away from Bangkok, hidden from the eyes of tourists who throng the city. Wat Samphran, or The Dragon Temple, is a little-known cylindrical spectre residing in the Nakhon Pathom district of Thailand. Bringing in the best confluence of Chinese and Thai architecture, yellow-framed windows adorn the […]

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