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Manohar Singh Gill

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Articles by Manohar Singh Gill

My Spot Of Green

My Spot Of Green

May 06, 2016

I’ll miss the birds in my garden, but will they miss me?

A Journey To The Other Punjab

A Journey To The Other Punjab

Apr 23, 2015

If only the Kashmir imbroglio would end, India, Pakistan, as well as the two Punjabs would see tremendous growth benefiting everyone.

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Aug 05, 2011

The sky is brassy, the trees, the birds and even the monkeys from Raisina Hill who regularly traipse through my garden, long for water to moisten their parched throats

Joy, And The River Of Sorrow

Joy, And The River Of Sorrow

Jun 17, 2011

Rural Punjab retains its spirit and inventiveness; the Sutlej is another story

The Whisky King o’Blighty

The Whisky King o’Blighty

Mar 05, 2011

On how the Sawhneys became big purveyors of fine spirits

Kumarajiva’s Passage

Kumarajiva’s Passage

Nov 13, 2010

Dunhuang’s majestic Buddhist murals ought to be known better here

A Story Of Many People

A Story Of Many People

Jul 17, 2010

Ashish Bose considers population issues, and has equal time for both prominent and humble—a true demographer

Shimla Diary

Shimla Diary

Jul 03, 2010

One continuous crowded hill with vehicles, crowds, noise and anything but the lovely Kipling’s Shimla...

Corner Shot From Coorg

Corner Shot From Coorg

May 10, 2010

A people’s initiative for hockey with lessons to learn from

Honour Killing

Honour Killing

Mar 13, 2010

I am impressed with what Sujit Saraf, from IIT and Berkeley, has achieved in this book.

Bangladesh Diary

Bangladesh Diary

Feb 20, 2010

Bangladesh’s development story surprised me. The figures given by our embassy were impressive; a growth rate of 6.9 per cent and, what is more, a population replacement of only 1.2...

Shivpuri Diary

Shivpuri Diary

Jan 16, 2010

When we went to the Shivpuri jungle in 1950, daaku Maan Singh was the great Robin Hood of India. He was a romantic figure...

Chandigarh Diary

Chandigarh Diary

Sep 26, 2009

The Chandigarh of Nehru and Corbusier has almost become a curiosity for a stream of visitors from the West who continue to see him as a giant of 20th century architecture.

Shivpuri Diary

Shivpuri Diary

Aug 29, 2009

As the Shatabdi wended its way south, we passed a continuous landscape of dusty fields with dispirited men and cattle, all wandering in search of food and water.

The Five-Day War

The Five-Day War

Jul 30, 2009

India-Pakistan cricket fed a chauvinist imperative for decades. The liberal wind in the willows changed all that.

Floss Silk City

Floss Silk City

May 23, 2009

Planted On Earth

Planted On Earth

Nov 22, 2008

The Scattered Ashes of a Legend

The Scattered Ashes of a Legend

Oct 25, 2008

Empire's marionette, Duleep Singh could only align his life with an idle absurdity

An Ol' Ranger

An Ol' Ranger

Sep 20, 2008

White Elephant March

White Elephant March

Feb 16, 2008

Republic Day was always long on ceremony, now it's short on grace too

The Amiable Snowman

The Amiable Snowman

Jan 19, 2008

Only Sir Edmund Hillary could have worn greatness with such casual aplomb

Concrete Valleys

Concrete Valleys

Aug 25, 2007

Peaks Of Power

Peaks Of Power

Apr 21, 2007

Comments From The Ringside

Comments From The Ringside

Apr 14, 2007

The 'outsider' analysis has value, but a wariness of messy democracy lurks in his prescriptions

Remember '83?

Remember '83?

Feb 24, 2007

Meticulously researched and produced, it gives the entire history of India's one-day matches. This will be manna for all schoolboys

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