November 21, 2020
Banning Fireworks on Diwali: A Window Into Money and Politics in India
By Prashant Waikar
What looks like an eminently sensible decision, given the extremely polluting effects of fireworks, has become a politically contentious issue.
March 01, 2019
The Many Faces of India's Kumbh Mela
By Prabhat Singh
India is once again holding the world's largest religious festival. But not everyone is here to worship.
March 16, 2017
Nawaz Sharif’s Historic Holi Address
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Pakistani prime minister gives a ground-breaking speech to the country's Hindu minority.
March 15, 2017
Bringing Color to the Widows of Vrindavan
By Tehreem Fatima
Breaking tradition, the widows of Vrindavan get lost in the wonderful colors of Holi.
March 07, 2013
Kumbh Mela: Consuming the Greatest Show on Earth
Have mass media and consumerism hijacked India’s holiest event?