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Book review: Prayaag Akbar’s Leila – a dark indian future that’s all too real
Journalist Prayaag Akbar’s debut novel is a dark vision of the future, not too distant from the chasms of class and caste that characterise today’s Indian landscape.
What happened when Mumbai’s rappers dropped the American accent
From tea-stall jams to a huge social media following, we chart the rise of the Indian hip-hop artists who rap in their own language and speak to the disenfranchised.
Out of tune: why indie music in India is dead
The demise of indie-rock can be blamed on a lack of ideas, the towering shadow of Bollywood and the rise of rap, R&B and electronica.
A DIY spirit: five new Indian albums that were made at home
An exciting new Desi aesthetic is emerging in the world of music. We review five Indian releases that were made in home studios.
How football is changing the lives of India’s slum children
Underprivileged children kicking a plastic bucket about one rainy day became the inspiration for a Fifa award-winning charity.
Swet Shop Boys ‘Cashmere’ – a blend of South Asian samples, London slang and US hip hop
Himanshu Suri and Rizwan Ahmed, aka the Swet Shop Boys, sample qawwali, traditional Indian instruments and South London slang. It’s a combative hip-hop take on the South Asian diaspora.
Voices for change: Relaa, the Indian arts collective is hitting back against extremism
Relaa, a collective of Indian performers turned activists, is reviving the long-lost tradition of protest songs in its fight against casteism, capitalism and discrimination. We join the troupe as it stages its first Delhi tour.
Film review: Chauthi Koot – insurgency on the Punjab plain
Director Gurvinder Singh provides an insightful but restrained study of the psychology of fear, and the violence and poisonous suspicion it unleashes within communities.
How MTV India clipped the wings of a ‘girl power’ TV show
Amid the fight for women's rights in India, MTV India's Angels of Rock tries to combine reality TV with a social message, but falls down through a contrived, patronising narrative and production.
XX marks the spot for the Ska Vengers, an Indian band intent on world domination
We meet the Indian band the Ska Vengers who are setting the global stage alight with their sharp lyrics and political protest.