Swati Sanyal Tarafdar

Arts & Culture

India: For the love of second-hand books

The second-hand book stalls at the Vijayawada Book Festival intrigue customers with a dose of nostalgia.

Business & Economy

Kondapalli toys face modernisation and cheap imports

India's master artisans of an ancient toy-making tradition compete with cheap imports and the lure of modern cities.


Meet the men keeping the typewriter alive in India

With their beloved but ancient machines, India's typists do what they say "the computer people can't".