October 22, 2019
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
Driver Calls December Beatrice
Woven within an ambience of loss—of innocence, home, honour—Jha clinically details his characters’ passage through an awful choice
Jul 03, 2019
No Rhyme, Only An Anguished Cry
The Hungryalists found a visceral new idiom to lance the pustules around them. The resultant backlash typifies the hypocritical bhadralok intellectual.
May 29, 2019
Book For All Chiroptophobics
Transgression leads to transcendence in this genre-bending novel, as shape-shifting ideologies are left for universal humanism by characters who morph into bats
Apr 24, 2019
Shockie’s Last Blast
A novel on the ravages of terrorism fails on account of insipidity
Jul 21, 2016
Let ‘A’ Be The New Universal
The censor board is right about the new
. It’s not fit for unrestricted viewing, but neither are most of India’s U-rated movies.
Apr 14, 2016
We Asked Them For Stories
You will, woncha? By mid-October? While the goddess is straw still?.... Oh, but to count the bellows of the beast!
Nov 02, 2015
Raj Kamal Jha
From an ongoing work, a return to poetry after eight years
Sep 08, 2014
Those Black Silk Curtains
Ok, you look young with your hair. But should you, after all? Ask Rajni
May 19, 2008
I'm A National Absession
Shah Rukh Khan inhabits a universe that revolves solely around himself
Dec 03, 2007
Glorious Make Belief Bharat!
Stars survive in a wispy, staged world. Politics is too real.
May 21, 2007
There's No Poetry Anymore
The written word no longer seems a way of happening, Auden said. Can't agree more.
Jan 10, 2005
Tantalising in its understatement, the sadness of his vision wells up through the words.
Dec 09, 2002
Is reviewing books the best way to lose friends? Is that why our reviewer is playing safe?
Sep 23, 2002
Being And Nosiness
The fragrance, if any, is fleeting, while the words kill with their excess
Apr 15, 2002
Amour Sonar Bangla
Compared to the rhetorical, documentary-like Lajja, French Lover is an evolved creation. It's much better written. Very empathetically translated too.
Mar 11, 2002
Thai Pavilion, Olive Bar and Kitchen, Indigo, Zodiac Grill and Golden Dragon.
Nov 19, 2001
Exit Poll Results: BJP To Win Big In Maharashtra, Haryana; Congress' Dry Spell To Continue
'Stop Attempts To Destabilise India Or...: Rajnath Warns Pakistan
India To Sign Kartarpur Corridor Pact On Oct 23, Asks Pak To Reconsider $20 Fee
In Kashmir, Freedom From Detention Comes At The Cost Of Silence On Article 370
India v South Africa, Ranchi Test: IND Close In On Series Sweep
When Asked To Bend, We Turned To Kafka, George Orwell
Rape Survivors Experience Health Problems For Years After Traumatic Episode
Everything Is ‘Normal’ In The Wonderland That Is Kashmir
Blaming BJP For Rot Within Won’t Help Congress
Jadavpur Fracas Godsend For BJP, It Is Set To Crack Open Left's Citadel
Aurat ka Dal, and 99 Other Reasons Why Not to Impose Hindi
Maharashtra, Haryana Record Over 60% Turnout As Polling Concludes
Artillery Strike On Pak Consistent With India's Policy Of Rapid Retribution
'We Will Enter Pakistan If It Continues To...': J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik
Kerala Bypolls: Heavy Rains Play Spoilsport As Voter Turnout Falls To 58%
If Comedy Offends Somebody, Do More Comedy: Vir Das
India Slams Pakistan For Stopping Postal Mail Service
ISL: Bengaluru FC 0-0 NorthEast United | Gyan Fails To Make The Difference
WATCH: Bavuma 'Dances' To The Tune Of Debutant Nadeem In Ranchi
Riches To Rags: How Billionaire Ranbaxy Brothers Malvinder And Shivinder Singh Landed In Jail
Fake Bazaar! From Lipsticks To Toothpastes, Noodles To Milk, Counterfeit Products Make A Killing
Sex, Violence And Abuses Alone Can't Win Viewers, Content Must Relate To Common Man: Manoj Bajpayee
How Manoj Bajpayee's Success In Web Series 'The Family Man' Could Lure Bollywood A-Listers
M-S-D: Three Musketeers Who Engineered Kashmir's Bloodless Coup, But Are Their Plans Sustainable?
Death By Debt: Indian Businesses Are Devastated, Tax Terror Adds To Woes
Spilling The Beans: How Murky Was Cafe Coffee Day Founder VG Siddartha's Death
Kashmir Fireworks Incite Separatist Voices In Tamil Nadu, Will It Sully BJP's Image?