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‘If I Had to Tell It Again’ review: A memoir of difficult relationships and depression

Gayathri Prabhu’s memoir essentially challenges one of the most treasured notions of a child that their parent is without fault.

This Chennai man is creating replicas of the first edition of the Indian Constitution

Upon its completion, the physical copies will be made available in hardcover, and a leather-bound collector's edition.

Kerala’s magic realist and political commentator: Why everyone should read OV Vijayan

‘Gurusagaram’, a spiritual odyssey into the human psyche, won Vijayan the Sahitya Akademi Award and is probably his most accessible novel.

Kerala's nuns 'sold' to Europe: Documentary sheds light on an old scandal

Raju E. Raphael, one of the makers of 'Ariyapedatha Jeevithangal', spoke to TNM about tracing the nuns and finding their stories.

The Great Hyderabad Haleem Crawl: 18 eateries and how they fared

A must have list if you plan to explore the haleem scene in the city.

Drumming away stereotypes: Meet the women percussionists of the Dumru Festival

There was a time when women were not allowed to play percussion instruments, but that's no longer the case.

Why long-term separation from parents harms kids

Kids often experience anxiety when separated from parents for short periods. Longer separations, happening with some immigrant children, is a different matter.

Deep dive for environment: Meet the TN woman who paints corals to help save them

Today, on World Environment Day, Uma Mani is holding her first art exhibition in India, in New Delhi, after several shows in the Maldives.

Paddy field to forest in 20 years: A Chennai couple's astounding green journey

Janaki Lenin talks to TNM about how reluctant she was to move to the paddy field, and how it became home to her later.

50 years of Medimix: A brief history of India’s largest selling handmade soap

The soap was created by Dr VP Sidhan, who was a doctor with the Indian Railways, in 1969 to treat skin ailments among railway labourers.