Manu Shrivastava

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Diwali 2020: Mumbai markets gear up for the festival

Diwali 2020: Mumbai markets gear up for the festival

From SoBo’s Bhuleshwar to Dadar’s flower market, here’s how Mumbai’s famous market are gearing up for Diwali amid the pandemic

Watching Ram Leela in the new normal!

Watching Ram Leela in the new normal!

The famous Ram Leela, which is held during Navratri, goes digital this year owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The veterans who have been...Read More

Friendship Day 2020: Locked down for now, friends for life

Friendship Day 2020: Locked down for now, friends for life

On Friendship Day, FPJ writer speaks to people who rekindled old friendships or made new ones during the lockdown, or even during their t...Read More

Festive fever

Festive fever

MANU SHRIVASTAVA interviews Marius Fernandes, Goa’s Festival Man, to figure what drives him to pursue his unique initiative

International Film Festival of India 2019: All that shone

International Film Festival of India 2019: All that shone

From focus on immigration to honouring Rajinikanth, MANU SHRIVASTAVA reports on the highlights of the fest in Goa

Well, well it’s Adalaj!

Well, well it’s Adalaj!

The heritage stepwell carries stories of yore, is a dome for devotion and an integral part of the social fibre, writes MANU SHRIVASTAVA

On the Oval Maidan in Mumbai.  The tower of Churchgate Railway Station is to the right.

How to get a taste of Mumbai’s Art Deco heritage

On a lazy Sunday morning, Navi Mumbai-resident Aditi Mathur is up early to prepare a healthy, filling brunch for her in-laws arriving fro...Read More

Indian handlooms set to go places

Indian handlooms set to go places

“The climb to this platform needs a week-long camp to get ready,” quipped Sachin Tendulkar at Artisan Speak, a high-profile fashion showc...Read More

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