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Shillong

Shillong

The hill town in North-East India has famously been declared the domain of innocuously rebellious rock music. But Shillong's contradictions are better represented through the cultural strains of metal, finds Silvester Phanbuh. He links up with Nangsan Lyngwa and Dolreich Bianglang Kharmawphlang (Malice), two members of local death metal band Plague Throat, to talk guitars, gigs and social issues....
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Anurag Banerjee, Cameraman, Shillong, Mumbai

Anurag Banerjee On Being A Candid Cameraman

Text by Huzan Tata. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Ankush Maria (Delhi). Styling by Shweta Navandar. Make-Up by Inglot (Mumbai And Delhi)

Known for his ability to conjure up arresting images, his monochromeses of Mumbai and his photoessay on award-winning author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
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Kaziranga National Park, Assam and Meghalaya

North By North-East

Text by Mala Vaishnav

Waterfalls gush. Streams gurgle. Bridges grow out of trees. Cherry blossoms show off their pink hues. And sacred groves abound. Verve takes a road trip through Assam and Meghalaya
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Janice Pariat, Seahorse
December 02, 2014

“All labels bother me!”

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

Straddling continents – and dipping deep into her cultural roots – award-winning author Janice Pariat explores vital social concerns in her works. With her first novel Seahorse releasing this month, she talks to Verve about her roots, stories and the inadequacy of stereotypes
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