Wit and restraint capture the venality of life in a Mumbai slum
The author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity on her reporting...
Bridging the gulf between babuspeak and the popular tongue
Whether Bhopal’s nawabi fare, Indore’s ghee-saturated vegetarianism, or spartan tribal cuisine, a food...
India woos Buddhists at global congress, China stiffens up
Desperate US prisons look for lethal drugs from India. Should we market death?
Is Rajat Gupta all bad? Friends and ex-colleagues are divided on the former McKinsey boss.
A US-based doctor fights it out in India, wins Rs 1.34 crore for his wife’s death
Bail denial is itself a form of punishment. ‘Tangible’ justice? Or presumption of guilt?
A tale of Delhi’s itinerant labourers, told with restraint, potent irony, gentle humour and understated...
A Facebook group to bring Kashmiri Muslims, Pandits together catches on
Anand Giridharadas, on his book India Calling
The CEO of media colossus Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) on brand-building, media ethics, controversies and...
Will love ever find a place in khap country?
As charges against the publishing don fly, various theories emerge
Humayun’s Tomb and Nizamuddin’s monuments are getting a shine. So are lives enmeshed in them.
On his new novel —Naipaul, Mayawati, Mala Singh ... and of course the new India
Political fasts as a weapon of protest recall Gandhi, but now exhibit a more ambiguous moral purpose
Cosy, wood-panelled, old worldish and above all, quite unobtrusive.
This old journal keeps the faith in the simple principle it was built on