The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The time is ripe already in February. It is spring at the Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris, flushed with tropical heat. The discordant psychedelic aspects of Dada interest in Africa has just been curated in a concerted act of revisionism.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The fans and followers of the late sitar and surbahar maestro Subroto Roy Chowdhury organised an event at Sisir Mancha recently that turned out to be a homage to music itself.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Divya Trilogy conceptualised by Usha RK — a believer in “art for art, art for life and art for self” — was held on three consecutive days and showcased by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and Infosys Foundation.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - A snippet of poetry, recited in French, precedes the mystical notes that leads into the title track of Ambianse de Danse. The poem illustrates what the track is about — the ambience of the preparation of a dance, which never happens.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - We live in a time when things are moving so fast that many of us have difficulty living our lives in more full and meaningful ways. We find it almost impossible to slow down, mainly because there is a cultural taboo against it.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister, Delhi, flashing his penchant for agitprop made an announcement that he would go on hunger-strike if the sealing drive in the Capital did not stop by 31 March 2018.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Chidambaram, a former Union Minister, recently observed that the Governor is merely the titular head of the relevant province, because the cabinet is vested with real powers.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​Upping the ante over the alleged incidents of harassment of its mission staff in New Delhi, Pakistan on Thursday called back its High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood to Islamabad for consultations even as India refused to attach much significance to the action taken by the neighbouring country.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  The “Constitution is workable, flexible and strong enough to hold the country together both in peace time and in war time. If things go wrong under the new Constitution, the reason will not be that we had a bad Constitution. What we will have to say is that Man is vile,” observed Dr. B R Ambedkar in the Constituent Assembly. Dr. Rajendra Prasad too raised similar anxieties.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  Some of the safety concerns are even higher in the case of non-vegetarian food. The heavy use of antibiotics in poultry feed has been a big concern in recent times but in addition we should also look at the conditions in which a lot of birds and animals are kept.