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Khushwant Singh
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Khushwant Singh

Not a nice man to know, with malice towards one and all.

Articles by Khushwant Singh

A Curse Of History

A Curse Of History

Feb 27, 2006 Khushwant Singh

Long ago, girls were killed to protect them from Muslim invaders. Now, it's dowry.

Memories Of Black Summer

Memories Of Black Summer

Feb 27, 2006 Khushwant Singh

Notes on the Emergency era, when the PMO was reduced to a powerless adjunct

Spread The Stench Afar

Spread The Stench Afar

Feb 06, 2006 Khushwant Singh

Privacy is not an issue for the hypocrite public official. They should be exposed.

Like A Storm In A Gandhi Cap

Like A Storm In A Gandhi Cap

Dec 12, 2005 Khushwant Singh

The father of Indian democracy was a vain man, and could be quite a boor if he chose to

An Unstamped Ticket

An Unstamped Ticket

Nov 14, 2005 Khushwant Singh ON Amrita Pritam

The Ode to Waris Shah was her defining work. Much of the rest was sheer atmosphere.

Utterly Butterly

Utterly Butterly

Nov 07, 2005 Khushwant Singh

The man who milked a drab opportunity to make it a success story like no other

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

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

Aug 22, 2005 Khushwant Singh

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

The Genie In Youth

The Genie In Youth

Jul 25, 2005 Khushwant Singh

Yet another unravelling of the complexities of the man and his times, but still not complete

Jallianwalla: The Empire As Abattoir

Jallianwalla: The Empire As Abattoir

Jun 27, 2005 Khushwant Singh

Racist, man misguided or fool? The architect of that April massacre didn't know himself.

Devil Sings The Hymns

Devil Sings The Hymns

Jun 06, 2005 Khushwant Singh

The slogan has no scriptural sanction, but religious and secular connotations

Manual For La-Di-Dahlings

Manual For La-Di-Dahlings

Feb 28, 2005 Khushwant Singh

None's better qualified than Shobhaa De to write on the subject, and these truths dare

Daddyji's Dalliance

Daddyji's Dalliance

Jan 17, 2005 Khushwant Singh

Despite a lot of padding, the story holds the reader's interest because it is a true portrayal of how a Hindu...

Oh, That Other Hindu Riot Of Passage

Oh, That Other Hindu Riot Of Passage

Nov 15, 2004 Khushwant Singh

The assassins of Mrs Gandhi were hanged within four years, while 20 years later, the killers of 10,000 Sikhs...

A Dancing, Prancing Ego

A Dancing, Prancing Ego

Nov 01, 2004 Khushwant Singh

Nothing exciting out here, except some serious self-glorification and unengaging trivia

To Look At The Queen

To Look At The Queen

Oct 11, 2004 Khushwant Singh

No vouching for the facts about the maharanis, but absolute vouching for its readability

Yours Swashbucklingly, JRD

Yours Swashbucklingly, JRD

Aug 09, 2004 Khushwant Singh

Writing letters was something the man loved. He wrote to everybody, even strangers.

A Requiem To Domsky

A Requiem To Domsky

Jul 26, 2004 Khushwant Singh

Dom Moraes (Domsky to his friends) is not easy to read. While his prose was limpid and lyrical, his poetry...

Victor Takes It All

Victor Takes It All

Mar 22, 2004 Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh's new book reconstructs the love affairs of Pandit Nehru and his daughter Indira from "what...

Between The Covers

Between The Covers

Jan 12, 2004 Khushwant Singh

The year in books - Potternama revisited plus Khuwshwant Singh names his favourites for the year gone by.

Socialism's Other

Socialism's Other

Dec 01, 2003 Khushwant Singh

G.D. not only defined India's big business, he essayed a role in its politics that wasn't to last