Aruna Chandaraju

Arogya Dayani from Telangana's Jaklapally, which manufactures cold-pressed oils, is run by 54-year-old Kotla Jayamma!

The company manufactures oils such as groundnut, sesame, safflower and coconut

15 May 2022

UNESCO World Heritage Site Rani-ki-Vav in Patan, Gujarat celebrates eight years as Monument of National Importance

In 2018, the RBI chose to use a picture of this magnificent stepwell, Rani-ki-Vav, as a motif on the reverse of the lavender-coloured pieces of the legal tender

17 Apr 2022

Demystifier of Melakarthas

Musicologist Vidya Bhavani Suresh gives a human face to the fascinating parent ragas of Carnatic music through her new book and its upcoming sequel.

27 Mar 2022

Mystic Melody: Singer-storyteller Vedi Sinha from New Delhi shares her music journey

While in college, Vedi Sinha, Founder of The Aahvaan Project, had hardly given a thought to folk music

13 Mar 2022

Ragas, rhythms and arithmetic: The Rhapsody story

Pianist Anil Srinivasan takes music to a new level by pioneering the idea of (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning using music and arts-based interventions

31 Jan 2022

Meet the Chennai-based artist ‘vocalising the violin’

Among Kanyakumari’s various achievements, a rare honour close to her heart is the one she won in the US

12 Dec 2021

A yearful of masterclass

Carnatic vocalist and musicologist Radha Bhaskar’s project of 365-day short video capsules aims to demystify classical music for enthusiasts

14 Nov 2021