Indian Culture

Tracing Sexuality in Indian culture

Shweta Kothari | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shweta Kothari

It is peculiar that repressing sexuality is a relatively recent phenomenon in India, sexuality was not a taboo always! The first literature on the science of sexuality, the nude artistry in Ajanta caves in South India and the erotic 9th century Hindu temples, are profound evidence in favor of sexual expression, found in both sculptures and scriptures in India.

Volunteer Stories: India NGO Journalism Internship

Frontier | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Frontier

Coming to India? Bring your moustache. Yep, the 'mo' is a rite of passage here, with the mo'less representing a clear minority. The moustache brigade is waiting for me everywhere I turn. If you've ever felt the need to stretch your furry whisker potential, now is the time.

Travel Photography in India's Himachal Pradesh

Stuart Forster | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Rugged scenery and ruddy-complexioned mountain dwellers are just two of the subjects which attract photographers to the valleys, passes and hill towns of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Helen: Bollywood's Queen of Dance

Ben Mirza | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben Mirza

This year marked a milestone for one of Bollywood's most endearing stars, Amitabh Bachchan, who celebrated his 70th birthday.

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth: Still as Poignant as Ever

Ben Mirza | Posted 29.12.2012 | Home
Ben Mirza

As Vikram Seth's Magnum Opus A Suitable Boy approaches its 20th year, since first being published by Faber & Faber, the public's affection for this epical work still remains as strong as it ever did.