Profile of Khushwant Singh
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...
The Nanavati report is utter garbage. All the killers are roaming freely.
Powerful short stories penned in the post-Prem Chand era
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.
A fine introduction to the new Urdu poets of India and Pakistan
B.K. Nehru had a lot going for him, so what's he carping about?
A sanitised biography of a colourful, yet despicable ruler
From the brittle security of an elite rooftop, a view of a city burning
Tracing the flavours that characterise India's plurality
FOR a nation learning to walk, Nehru was guide, philosopher and king
An Urdu classic with a breathtakingly vast canvas
The twists of history, and a people's will to defy the odds-the essential story of the Sikhs
Useful snatches of a historian's conversation with the past...
Names that tickle the funny bone and Sikh ones with a mane fixation
Even Acharya Vinoba Bhave supported it when it was imposed. But it soon degenerated into a monster that had to be suppressed for ever.
Ardent pacifist, revolutionary poet, Ali Sardar Jafri was one of the last from a progressive age
Old, overworked pro-Khalistan arguments in new form
She was a woman to love, to admire, and beyond that—to be feared
Defeat the Sangh parivar or say goodbye to secularism, warns Noorani
The best person to do so has done it—produced a masterpiece
It's a salve for tormented souls, across religions, across communities
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
Malgudi's creator was a very loveable man, but his humility was deceptive
A laboured case spiced and peppered with amusing anecdotes, a flavour which was uniquely Sheila Dhar's.