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The Bottom-Pincher

The Bottom-Pincher

Aug 30, 2008

Pinching is not the right word. If the bottom is nicely rounded, I would like the freedom to caress it in the cup of my palm...

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Victory To The Mob | By Khushwant Singh

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Victory To The Mob | By Khushwant Singh

Aug 13, 2005

The Nanavati report is utter garbage. All the killers are roaming freely.

Lessons From Life

Lessons From Life

Jul 22, 1996

Powerful short stories penned in the post-Prem Chand era

A Mellowing Mulk

A Mellowing Mulk

Oct 16, 1995

Even as a young man, Anand took himself seriously and sought to cultivate the lions of English literature in the 1930s before he got down to writing his first novel.

In Praise Of Urdu

In Praise Of Urdu

Dec 11, 1995

A fine introduction to the new Urdu poets of India and Pakistan

Living A Full Life

Living A Full Life

Mar 17, 1997

B.K. Nehru had a lot going for him, so what's he carping about?

Exhausted Highness

Exhausted Highness

Mar 28, 1998

A sanitised biography of a colourful, yet despicable ruler

Last Days In Lahore

Last Days In Lahore

May 19, 1997

From the brittle security of an elite rooftop, a view of a city burning

Culinary Rainbow

Culinary Rainbow

Jun 27, 1998

Tracing the flavours that characterise India's plurality

Swaraj Is My Birthright

Swaraj Is My Birthright

Aug 09, 1997

FOR a nation learning to walk, Nehru was guide, philosopher and king

Annie At Her Best

Annie At Her Best

Sep 19, 1998

An Urdu classic with a breathtakingly vast canvas

The Poets Of Enterprise

The Poets Of Enterprise

Mar 20, 1999

The twists of history, and a people's will to defy the odds-the essential story of the Sikhs

History As A Triangle

History As A Triangle

Jan 13, 2001

Useful snatches of a historian's conversation with the past...

My Favourite Book

My Favourite Book

Jun 03, 2000

The Kh Factor

The Kh Factor

Feb 10, 2001

Names that tickle the funny bone and Sikh ones with a mane fixation

Why I Supported Emergency

Why I Supported Emergency

Jun 24, 2000

Even Acharya Vinoba Bhave supported it when it was imposed. But it soon degenerated into a monster that had to be suppressed for ever.

The Poetry Of Burning

The Poetry Of Burning

Aug 05, 2000

Ardent pacifist, revolutionary poet, Ali Sardar Jafri was one of the last from a progressive age

Flogging A Dead Horse

Flogging A Dead Horse

Aug 05, 2000

Old, overworked pro-Khalistan arguments in new form

The Wonder That Was Indira

The Wonder That Was Indira

Mar 31, 2001

She was a woman to love, to admire, and beyond that—to be feared

Mosque Breakers

Mosque Breakers

Dec 16, 2000

Defeat the Sangh parivar or say goodbye to secularism, warns Noorani

David's Sling Shot

David's Sling Shot

Jan 12, 2002

The best person to do so has done it—produced a masterpiece

A Prayer For Everyone

A Prayer For Everyone

May 12, 2001

It's a salve for tormented souls, across religions, across communities

Icon Curry

Icon Curry

Feb 02, 2002

After six years of legal wrangling with Maneka Gandhi over his infringement of her right to privacy (the case has now moved from the Delhi high court to the Supreme Court), Singh's Truth, Love & A Little Malice finally triumphs: an exclusive

Blue Hawaii Yoghurt

Blue Hawaii Yoghurt

May 19, 2001

Malgudi's creator was a very loveable man, but his humility was deceptive

Music, Food Of Love

Music, Food Of Love

Mar 16, 2002

A laboured case spiced and peppered with amusing anecdotes, a flavour which was uniquely Sheila Dhar's.

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