March 30, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
Inside The Unfree State
A feminist economist holds forth on ecology, agriculture, family, state
Jul 28, 2016
The Tube Is The Greenest Park
An unusual novel, written in an almost deadpan, somewhat distant style
May 26, 2016
Why I Love
I like it for the stances it has often taken, for the stories it carries, I like the fact that it does not have only male columnists
Jan 19, 2015
Her Story, I Told You So
Spare, incandescently passionate, straining conventions, Meena Kandasamy reignites the Kilvenmany massacre
Jul 28, 2014
Rule Of Misogyny?
What, many ask, can you expect of a man who does not even acknowledge his wife?
May 26, 2014
Daughters at work: Ira Pande's fluent translation, and her sister Mrinal Pande's afterword, bring the book alive
Apr 25, 2011
It’s not clear exactly what, but perhaps it’s the sheer joy of reading Devidayal’s words on music that it lacks
Oct 11, 2010
Like A Wheel
The past does not reveal all, much remains elusive, what emerges so richly fills out the picture.
Feb 15, 2010
Our Dark Spots
Joins the growing literature on Partition and adds an important dimension to it: Haryana's Jat community, the creeping influence of the Arya Samaj via the Gurukuls...
Jul 20, 2009
Hariharan finally seems to have found the exact tone and language that she is at home in: spartan, elegant and nuanced
Mar 30, 2009
An excellent translation of a delightful story in which the author plays pranks on the characters, manipulates them to his liking, talks to them...all the while looking for a story to write
Jul 21, 2008
This overtly gentle story hides, as do the histories within it, a subterranean violence, and its denouement plays this out to the full.
Mar 31, 2008
Terms Of Atonement
We need our Munnabhai, a conviction is no bar. His sins are washed away.
Oct 22, 2007
Told in spare, straightforward prose, history unfolds in small and large ways in this accomplished novel.
Jul 23, 2007
A Few Stolen Moments
These stories do not burst upon you with an eclat, for there's nothing to flaunt there, rather they sort of steal upon you, leaving you with a faint, almost elusive, shock of recognition.
Jun 11, 2007
Galaxy Orders, Stars Obey
Indians are superstitious, sexist—'modern' film actors are no exception
Feb 12, 2007
Daughter Of The Dust
It was her agitation for minimum wages in the '80s that's become the RTI campaign as we know it today
Oct 16, 2006
Strong As An Oek
The brave act of creating a heroine who is not stereotypically tall, slim and beautiful. Not an earth-shaking novel, but worth a read.
Mar 13, 2006
Totem Weds Taboo
Making a case for same-sex marriage, via religion, custom, culture, even law at times
Nov 28, 2005
A brave venture to take on the ways in which power plays out in intimate spaces.
May 16, 2005
Coronavirus Live Updates: Spain Reports Over 800 Deaths In A Day; India Toll Reaches 29
Migrant Workers Sprayed With Chemicals In UP, Bareilly DM Admits 'Mistake'
Corona Silences Tamil Nadu’s Majestic Nadhaswarams
Rebranding China In The Time Of Coronavirus
Books To Read In The Time Of Coronavirus Lockdown
Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan Then and Now: Politics Of An Epic Kind
Blog: Kashmiris Have Lived Through Many A Lockdown. They Could Advise World On How To Face One
Dipak Misra Was Reviled As CJI But Ranjan Gogoi Beguiled His Way To Power
Taking Up Hijab Against Coronavirus
Seemingly Happiest People Often Suffer From Depression
Blog | Not Music Or Art, But It's 'Fear' That Binds Us Together
Govt Says No Plan To Extend 21-Day Coronavirus Lockdown
'Fear Bigger Problem Than COVID-19': SC On Plea On Migrant Workers' Exodus
Will Stray Animals Survive The Coronavirus Lockdown?
Sharad Pawar Warns People Of Economic Crisis From Corona Fallout
COVID-19: Automobile Manufacturers Asked To Make Ventilators
From Salman To Akshay, Where Does Covid-19 Leave Bollywood Superstars?
New Tokyo Olympics Date Likely To Be Revealed This Week: Organisers
Anushka, Virat Pledge Support To India's Fight Against COVID-19
Opinion | Indian Muslims Have Lost Faith In National Institutions And ‘Secularism’
How Coronavirus Pandemic Will Impact The Economy -- And You
Highrises Of Nightmares! Why Coronavirus Will Extend Slowdown Period In Real Estate Sector
Goliath The Germ: Where Does India Stand In Humankind's War Against Corona
Nutrition Warriors | A Mizo Village's Fight To Ward Off Stunted Growth, Underweight Children
Union Budget 2020: What FM Nirmala Sitharaman Can Do To Pull Economy Out Of The Rut
Is Judiciary Living Up To The Indian Constitution @ 70?