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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Raja Menon

Articles by Raja Menon

Azerbaijan Diary

Azerbaijan Diary

Jul 12, 2018 Raja Menon

Manicured sidewalks lined with flowerbeds, Caspian platter, local wine and Cognac: A first-person account of...

The Reborn Armada Of Cheng Ho

The Reborn Armada Of Cheng Ho

Jan 05, 2017 Raja Menon

The ‘Indo-Pacific’ will be the theatre of this century’s biggest world rivalry

3D Miniature

3D Miniature

May 24, 2010 Raja Menon

Reads like a 19th century bioscope, built and designed in India, to show a Hindi movie with English subtitles

And Then There Was Ma

And Then There Was Ma

May 03, 2010 Raja Menon

A 30-year survey of the urban Indian charts our ‘progress’ from the days of Chitrahaar to the present

Bangkok Diary

Bangkok Diary

Apr 05, 2010 Raja Menon

Rawalpindi—that is, the army, for Islamabad means government—has given up the daft idea of evacuating the...

Just One Shark In The Deep Blue Ocean

Just One Shark In The Deep Blue Ocean

Aug 10, 2009 Raja Menon

INS Arihant won’t end the N-submarine debate. It’s just started.

To Reclaim The Core

To Reclaim The Core

Jul 06, 2009 Raja Menon

India's friable 'system' needs a refit. A few good men cannot cope with its systemic turpitude in vital areas.

Choleric Times

Choleric Times

May 25, 2009 Raja Menon

A remarkable book, brilliant in content. It could become a monumental work with some serious editing.

Fissile Material

Fissile Material

May 04, 2009 Raja Menon

It has finally happened—an Indian thriller of quality ... here comes India's Clancy or Ludlum or Forsyth.

Herr Eichmann Calling

Herr Eichmann Calling

Feb 16, 2009 Raja Menon

Tehelka, India's Watergate, kicked up a storm, then knuckled down into a farce, and crept out on a tiptoe

Thhat's Pacific

Thhat's Pacific

Dec 22, 2008 Raja Menon

For the amount of crime committed, there is a near-complete absence of menace. People get killed with a bland...

The Nuts Roll Down

The Nuts Roll Down

Jul 07, 2008 Raja Menon

Earnest Flemingway

Earnest Flemingway

Jun 09, 2008 Raja Menon

There's much of Fleming in 007, including amorous pursuits and stunning love nests

Bali Highs

Bali Highs

May 05, 2008 Raja Menon

More than being a mere travelogue, this is a very readable book capable of inciting the innocent reader to...

But Where Is The Book?

But Where Is The Book?

Mar 24, 2008 Raja Menon

Declassified CIA papers are a better read than MoD narratives, but a structure would have been welcome

An Officer And 
A Businessman

An Officer And A Businessman

Jun 18, 2007 Raja Menon

The Pakistan army is into business -- from banking to bakeries. It has eliminated market forces entirely.

His Science Had Soul

His Science Had Soul

Apr 02, 2007 Raja Menon

A timely book that tries often successfully—to bring the personality of Vikram Sarabhai to life, most of...

Beastly End Of A Beauty

Beastly End Of A Beauty

Jul 17, 2006 Raja Menon

The story of a gentle petite Indian girl in brutal captivity, who astonished friend and foe with her courage...

A Thieves' Spring

A Thieves' Spring

May 08, 2006 Raja Menon

First Information Report

First Information Report

Mar 13, 2006 Raja Menon

Nehru's grandpa was Delhi's kotwal? This and other gems in this fine coffee-tabler.