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The Jinnahs, Gandhi And Khilafat

The Jinnahs, Gandhi And Khilafat

Feb 09, 2017

The following excerpt from Sheela Reddy's new book gives a glimpse into the dynamics of the relationship shared by Mr and Mrs Jinnah...

‘Not President Or PM, I Prefer To Be A Teacher’

‘Not President Or PM, I Prefer To Be A Teacher’

Jun 22, 2012

Post or no post, the People’s President will never cease being the crusading ideas man

Along The Blood Meridian

Along The Blood Meridian

Jun 08, 2012

Murders that fixed the nation in morbid fascination and stabbed at our verities

Galle Diary

Galle Diary

Mar 22, 2012

You can tell the Sri Lankans have moved on. No more headlines of people being blown up in buses...

‘Incidence Of Cancer In India Is On The Rise And Smoking Is A Big Factor’

‘Incidence Of Cancer In India Is On The Rise And Smoking Is A Big Factor’

Feb 10, 2012

The Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer speaks about the disease

Sometimes, Silence Is Too Loud

Sometimes, Silence Is Too Loud

Jan 27, 2012

Many a writerly brow stood furrowed over the Jaipur litfest turning Rushdie-centric

The Book Of Hours

The Book Of Hours

Dec 02, 2011

Vikram Seth’s new book, a form-defying marvel, is shaped out of his life’s ephemera

‘I May Die Any Day Now’

‘I May Die Any Day Now’

Oct 14, 2011

His zest is alive, but Khushwant puts his column-writing to rest

A Handspun Headiness

A Handspun Headiness

Sep 02, 2011

Fathered by Gandhi, a potent symbol of the freedom struggle gets renewed life

1974... Is This Really As Real?

1974... Is This Really As Real?

Aug 26, 2011

The raging storm for Anna has past parallels: in its flaring up, and probable blowing out

The Sacred Pyjama

The Sacred Pyjama

Aug 05, 2011

Birkin bags? Nah. But our netas, even Gandhi, Nehru and the rest, understood dress and its import.

The Lo-Cal Literati

The Lo-Cal Literati

Jul 08, 2011

These young professionals are giving vent to the book in them, sans any literary pretension

Objects In The Mirror Are Closer

Objects In The Mirror Are Closer

Jun 24, 2011

Neither an ‘official’ history nor a party perspective. Just a hard lens on her rule.

Hill’s Angels

Hill’s Angels

May 27, 2011

Bhutan’s litfest was a perfectly curated retreat

Sarla Razdan

Sarla Razdan

May 13, 2011

Sarla Razdan on her mouth-watering debut, Kashmiri Cuisine Through The Ages.

God On A Phone Line

God On A Phone Line

Apr 29, 2011

That is what our godmen are to most Indians: present on call

Blind Men Of Hindostan

Blind Men Of Hindostan

Apr 15, 2011

Do we, the Indian middle class, see the corruption within us?

Confessions Of A Convert

Confessions Of A Convert

Apr 08, 2011

I was smitten...smack into a one-night stand with the gentleman’s game.

Picture Of Gandhian Grey

Picture Of Gandhian Grey

Apr 02, 2011

There was more complexity to the Mahatma than a simple reading of his correspondence would suggest

Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond

Mar 26, 2011

Ruskin Bond on completing 60 years as a writer and his first role as film actor

Vote For Baba Ramdev?

Vote For Baba Ramdev?

Mar 05, 2011

It’s not really the joke it seems. The yoga guru is voicing a mass sentiment. It’s getting him attention, if not votes.

There Is No Other Way

There Is No Other Way

Jan 29, 2011

Dr Binayak Sen resisted every effort to make this a personal story, insisting it is everyman’s

Kishwar Desai

Kishwar Desai

Jan 22, 2011

Her thriller Witness the Night wins the Costa First Book Award, a prestigious UK literary prize

‘Now, Economic Change Will Drive Indian Politics’

‘Now, Economic Change Will Drive Indian Politics’

Jan 08, 2011

The author of India: A Portrait—An Intimate Biography of 1.2 Billion People on the many unpredictable ways in which India’s vibrant democracy is unravelling

Harbour Of Good Hope

Harbour Of Good Hope

Dec 21, 2010

Visakhapatnam’s tryst with destiny has been too long in the making

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