All stories by Manavi Kapur
What the 'Geeta' cyberstalker case tells usRediff.com2 Jun 2017
When businessman Vijay Nair spoke up against the cyberstalking he experienced, he only highlighted how it isn't as innocuous as it may seem.
Delhi's new Food CapitalRediff.com14 Feb 2017
Manavi Kapur visits Worldmark in New Delhi's Aerocity, which promises to become the state's ultimate foodie destination.
The school dropout from Kerala who became Kyrgyzstan's military leaderRediff.com8 Feb 2017
Manavi Kapur profiles Sheikh Rafik Mohammed of Calicut, who has been appointed to the top military post in the Central Asian country.
What we must know about SUPERBUGSRediff.com31 Jan 2017
How can we protect ourselves against superbugs?
Review: Kahaani 2: Not enough thrillRediff.com3 Dec 2016
Kahaani 2 could have been a great film, but it isn't.
Demonetisation: 'It's a very tiny hit to politicians'Rediff.com27 Nov 2016
'The BJP gets most of its contributions in cash.' 'Now they may show that donations are made in small amounts, less that Rs 20,000, but everyone knows this is just absurd.'
The Guru in 'Gurugram'Rediff.com1 Nov 2016
More than Guru Dronacharya, the cult of his wife, Kripi, runs stronger in Gurgaon.
A walk through Amritsar's Heritage StreetRediff.com29 Oct 2016
The street leading to the Golden Temple gets a makeover that takes you back in time.
Does your teenager need help?Rediff.com20 Oct 2016
Teenagers are not trying to be rebellious, they are trying to establish their identity.
Netas indulge in blamegame as Delhi fights Dengue and ChikungunyaRediff.com21 Sep 2016
As the issue becomes increasingly politicised and accusations are traded on national television, the average Delhi resident suffers debilitating blows from viral fevers, writes Manavi Kapur.
These girls have powerRediff.com2 Sep 2016
Manavi Kapur goes behind the scenes to find out what it takes to be a successful woman wrestler.
Have you met Pammi Aunty?Rediff.com8 Aug 2016
Pammi Aunty's gappe-shappe sessions with Sarla Bahenji have made Ssumier S Pasricha an internet star, says Manavi Kapur.
Protecting Kaziranga's rhinos from floods, poachersRediff.com8 Aug 2016
'Flooding forces the animals to disperse out of the park that, in turn, attracts the attention of poachers.'
Want to turn old family gold into new?Rediff.com19 Jul 2016
Here's how you can give your family heirloom a face lift with a dash of style and modern art.
A new Sanskrit waveRediff.com12 Jul 2016
A cow that speaks, a question on patriarchy and the story of a 17th-century poet - Sanskrit filmmakers are finding new ways to revive the 'dying' language.
India's glam past gets a new lookRediff.com11 Jul 2016
Designers Shehla Khan and Pernia Qureshi are re-designing the past in their latest collections.
'There is a disinformation campaign about Nehru'Rediff.com22 Jun 2016
'Nehru was singularly clear sighted about the international political situation.'
Renaming Akbar Road: History's latest battleRediff.com30 May 2016
'I have only this to say to those who talk about Mewar rulers and Akbar's brutality -- do you expect a king to not expand his kingdom?' 'You have entire cities named after Muslim rulers. It's time our heroes got their due.'
Meet Shehla Rashid, the firebrand JNU leaderRediff.com17 Mar 2016
'When you come to Delhi, you see that there are many Kashmirs here -- the Dalits, Muslims, women, bonded labourers.'
The many shades of Left and Right in JNURediff.com26 Feb 2016
The perception about JNU being 'radical' is one that is as old as JNU itself. But the university is more than just that. At its heart, its campus is a mosaic of ideologies that allow its students to breathe politically.