February 21, 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
Editor's Take | Journalism Wins If Journalists Are Held To Account
Pak Unlikely To Be Put On FATF 'Blacklist' Despite Failing To Implement Agreed Action Plan
China Has Realised It Can't Back Pakistan 'All The Time': Army Chief
Nirbhaya Case: Convict Vinay Claims Mental Illness, Court Asks Tihar To Reply
How Jio Fulfilled Google’s ‘Next Billion Internet Users' Dream
Seemingly Happiest People Often Suffer From Depression
Blog | Not Music Or Art, But It's 'Fear' That Binds Us Together
Restructuring Indian Railways’ Cadres: Is The Proposal Good For The Nation?
In Chasing Away Maoists, Odisha's Malkangiri Village Delivers Telling Message This R-Day
Satire | ‘Are You From The Tukde Tukde Gang Or The Khan Market Gang?’
Brave Of Deepika Padukone To Take A Stand When Mum Is The Word For Big Bollywood Stars
China's Objection To Shah's Arunachal Visit Doesn't Stand To Reason: MEA
'Will Return, Continue Dialogue With Shaheen Bagh Protesters': SC Mediators
Nirbhaya Case: Can Death Row Convicts Feign Insanity?
National Museum Bars Non-Veg Dishes From Harappan Menu
Melania Trump To Visit Delhi Govt School To See Happiness Curriculum
On Cong Facing 'Leadership Question', Shashi Tharoor Backs Colleague
Roger Federer To Miss French Open After Undergoing Knee Surgery
LIVE: NZ Vs IND, 1st Test, Day 1
Why Rajinikanth's Aggressive Views On Citizenship Act Has Left DMK Distraught
'Yeh Lambi Race Ka Ghoda Hai':
Will Star Of The Decade Ranveer Singh Be Bollywood's All-Time Great?
'Make In India' Making A Difference In Defence Sector
Muslims Lead Anti-CAA Protests In Bengal But Hindus Look The Other Way
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?