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Geeta Doctor

Articles by Geeta Doctor

Anil Dharker Diary

Anil Dharker Diary

Apr 08, 2021 Geeta Doctor

A slender beau right out of Botticelli, a pocket intellectual, a spritz of glitter in Bombay soirees with a...

Reflections Diary: Indus To Istanbul

Reflections Diary: Indus To Istanbul

Sep 23, 2020 Geeta Doctor

A calligraphed memory from exactly sixty years ago, when Nehru went on his last trip to Pakistan—to sign...

The Lota Diary

The Lota Diary

Mar 18, 2020 Geeta Doctor

Goa Diary

Goa Diary

Feb 05, 2020 Geeta Doctor

In Outlook this week, a diary from Goa.

Chennai Diary

Chennai Diary

Jun 05, 2019 Geeta Doctor

Gods Spoke To Them

Gods Spoke To Them

Dec 05, 2018 Geeta Doctor

A collection of Thanjavur paintings is seen afresh as objects of worship, not as mere things of beauty

Epic Sound Of Thunder

Epic Sound Of Thunder

Aug 29, 2018 Geeta Doctor

The Adishakti group brings alive a myth from the Ramayana

Quinoa Tikkis, Wattalapam...

Quinoa Tikkis, Wattalapam...

Dec 02, 2016 Geeta Doctor

Cafe Mercara Express at ITC Chola has one mantra: 'Carefully selected. Mindfully prepared.'

Chennai Diary

Chennai Diary

May 12, 2016 Geeta Doctor

The fragrance of jasmine fills the air with a sweetness that brings to mind images of clouds and birds and...

Sweeping, Short Maps

Sweeping, Short Maps

Apr 28, 2016 Geeta Doctor

A vast swathe of stories speak of Tamil life and its loud silences

All About Ashoka

All About Ashoka

Feb 08, 2016 Geeta Doctor

For the rest of the world, Abhinandan is still the best place for a veg thali meal.

A Depression Will Not Sink Them

A Depression Will Not Sink Them

Dec 14, 2015 Geeta Doctor

A Biblical deluge has engulfed Chennai. The amazing spirit of its people keeps it afloat.

That Flash In Granny’s Pan

That Flash In Granny’s Pan

Dec 07, 2015 Geeta Doctor

In a sense, these happen to be love stories involving strange encounters with food.

No One Resists The Bedai

No One Resists The Bedai

Oct 19, 2015 Geeta Doctor

There’s everything from the lowly samosas to chaats, and heav­ily spiced kachoris, the confetti-like...

Mightier Than The Pen

Mightier Than The Pen

Oct 05, 2015 Geeta Doctor

Murad Ali Baig raises the sibling rivalry between the sons of Shah Jahan to epic heights in this new...

Toast In The Garden

Toast In The Garden

Sep 07, 2015 Geeta Doctor

A cafe that feels like home.

Just Change The Gears

Just Change The Gears

Jul 13, 2015 Geeta Doctor

Variations on the theme of pasta and pizza with all manner of fizzy, frothy drinks whipped and stirred in...

“Houses Or Concrete Pillboxes?”

“Houses Or Concrete Pillboxes?”

Jun 29, 2015 Geeta Doctor

Chennai's brutish architectural travesties.

The 2-Min Mind

The 2-Min Mind

Jun 15, 2015 Geeta Doctor

Reliving those magic masala moments.

With Some Candied Garlic

With Some Candied Garlic

Jun 15, 2015 Geeta Doctor

One of the Aravali Pavilion’s aims is to mix and match Indian dishes with a more Conti style of...