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Ayesha Jalal: What Made Manto Possible?

Historian Ayesha Jalal assesses the life and legacy of writer Saadat Hasan Manto in conversation with Jerry Pinto. more

Anupam Sah: Remarks on Art Conservation and Restoration

Art conservator Anupam Sah introduces a new project meant to standardize conservation techniques and expand public awareness of heritage preservation in India. more
Anupam Sah (R) is the Head of Art Conservation at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya's Art Conservation Centre (L) in Mumbai. (Robert Cutts/Flickr)

Interview: Art Conservation Guru Preserves Sacred Paintings' Spiritual, Material Sides

"The thangka ... are means for the Buddhists to achieve their aim of spiritual development, and are not just material works of art,” says a noted Mumbai art conservator. more

Mira Nair: Reluctant Fundamentalist, Committed Filmmaker

Director Mira Nair discusses her new adaptation of Mohsim Hamid's novel with journalist Sidharth Bhatia. more

Women Leaders of New Asia Summit 2013

Panelists at the 2013 summit identify critical issues affecting women and sketch out an action plan for addressing those concerns. more

Rajiv Shah: South Asia's Opportunity to Transform

USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah gives a talk on development and then discusses related issues with STAR India CEO Uday Shankar and Omidyar Network's Jayant Sinha. more

India: A 'Human Connection' Between Starbucks and Tata

Tata Starbucks CEO describes the partnership between Starbucks and Tata Global Beverages that brought Starbucks to India. more

Violence Against Women: Finding a Way Forward

Vishakha Desai, Rahul Bose and a host of activists, artists, and educators suggest ways to combat the prevalence of violence toward women in Indian society. more

India Launch: The US and South Asia After 2014 (Complete)

Dr. C. Raja Mohan, Alexander Evans, Kanwal Sibal, and Dr. Manoj Joshi assess U.S. policy toward South Asia in light of its planned pullout from Afghanistan. more

Vir Das: 'The Most Censored Art Form'

"Comedy is truth," the Delhi Belly star tells an audience at Bungalow 8 in Mumbai. more