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Fighting the purple haze
Shilpi Gulati’s long documentary, Lock and Key, narrates a story of real-life rehabs of people across Punjab where drug addiction has been rampant in recent years. Shoma A. Chatterji takes a look at those who have triumphed over their addiction through the director’s eyes
Indian soldiers in Kashmir guard the border in the line of fire along the LoC with Pakistan. Kavita Suri reports from Pallanwala where nature has unleashed its bounty but only bullets do the talking
Playing board games is a leisure activity people indulged in for ages. In India, the board game tradition goes back to ancient times but have been lost into oblivion now Uttara Gangopadhyay finds
Who would have thought that the vinyl record would make a comeback in this digital age? But it has, surprisingly. In 2016, in a massive reversal of fortune, record sales in the United Kingdom surpassed that of digital downloads. Sudipto Maity explores the Indian vinyl market
Ishu, debut film by Utpal Borpujari, that premiered at the 23rd Kolkata Film Festival recently throws light on the practice of witch-hunting prevalent among some communities in Assam, reports Ranjita Biswas