Press & Outreach


27 Nov 2014, Seminar on ‘Urban Identity’, History Department, Christ University, Guest lecture by Krupa Rajangam centered on Neighbourhood Diaries.

9 Dec 2013, ‘City Spaces and Urban Cultures’ documentary film festival hosted by BA Honours English Department, Christ University. Screening and discussion on Blackpally Diaries by Krupa Rajangam.

Jun 2013, PechaKucha Vol 12, theme: Rediscovering Bangalore. Krupa was invited to speak about Neighbourhood Diaries.

Oct 2012, the Alternative’s Connect the Dot, theme: story telling. Krupa on Neighbourhood Diaries and Nakshay as different ways to approach story telling


The Hindu | 12 Feb 2016: ‘Documenting the oral history of neighbourhoods’ by K V Aditya Bharadwaj

Sunday Times | 15 Dec 2013: ‘Diaries from an ever-changing city’ by G S Kumar

Bangalore Mirror | 29 Nov 2013: Press release – House of Ally inaugural screening.

Citizen Matters | 28 Nov 2013: Press release – House of Ally inaugural screening.

Citizen Matters Feature | 27 June 2013:  Mootocherry(forgotten history of Bangalore), by Krupa Rajangam

Australia Doctors without Borders Film Festival | 2012:  Whitefield Diaries – Lost Sequel Film Shortlisted under the Short Documentary and Photography competition whose theme was to celebrate the cultures of the countries that they provide humanitarian aid in.

Deccan Herald Spectrum | 4 Sep 2012: ‘Recording History’, by P Achanta

The Hindu | 2 May 2012: Wielding a lens, sans judgement

The Hindu | 30 April 2012: Documenting the iconic structures of Blackpally

Times of India | 29 Apr 2012: A short review of the Blackpally films

New Indian Express | 28 Apr 2012: A review on the Russell market film

The Hindu | 28 Apr 2012: Russell market through the eyes of a trader

Deccan Herald Spectrum | 7 Feb 2012: ‘Finalfade out for Elgin’ by Krupa Rajangam

the Alternative |  23 Jan 2012: Elgin talkies no longer ‘showing since 1896’ by Krupa Rajangam

Mint | 14 Oct 2011:  Pavitra Jayaraman writes about our Neighbourhood Diaries project on Whitefield.

Time Out | 19 Sept 2011: Akhila Seetharaman writes in about Saythu & Jaaga Media Center’s Neighbourhood Diaries project.

Deccan Chronicle | 19 Sept 2011: A quick cover of the Whitefield Neighbourhood Diaries project by the newsdesk.

Citizen Matters | 14 Sept 2011: Christina Daniels reports on the Whitefield Neighbourhood Diaries Launch Event.

Bangalore Mirror | 11 Sept 2011: Jayanthi Madhukar writes in about Saythu’s & Jaaga Media Center’s Neighbourhood Diaries project launched in Whitefield.

Citizen Matters | 7 Sept 2011: Jaaga Media Center’s initiative with Saythu to document neighbourhood stories is covered.

Bangalore Mirror | 29 Aug 2010: ‘The fields are no more’. by Krupa Rajangam on the transformation of the settlement.

The Alternative | Oct  2010:  ‘Yesterday once more’ by Krupa Rajangam on an attempt to engage Whitefield community and get them to develop a Heritage Management Plan for the old settlement.

Citizen Matters | Mar 2010:  ‘Anglo-Indian village to Upmarket suburb’ by Krupa Rajangam on the settlement’s intangible heritage and history.