Here, by popular request from my (male) Bengali friends, is a list of ‘Yet Another 10 Reasons Not To Marry a Bengali Girl’
“Puttar,” thundereth they in Punjab da tongue, “talkest thou of Shakespeare? Well, with careful ear listen, mortal!
The latest season of his chat show Koffee with Karan is on. So we put him on his black couch.
Entertaining cinema but not a masterpiece to keep referring back to. Smart and cool, perhaps a bit too much so.
As kids grow older, the unconditional affection for them often begins to get tempered by bouts of irritation. It’s much the same with the Harry Potter series
Granta luxuriates in the remarkable flourish in English writing from a land divided by the faultlines of extremism
There is little to commend in this novel for which we must blame the generosity—or carelessness—of India’s burgeoning publishing industry
It is hard not to be reminded of the orphan heroes of Dickens. Only here the benefactors are replaced by benefactresses.
No, there is no reference to a sexual harassment case in Davidar's new book, Jeet Thayil’s debut novel and KS calls it quits
Where can you find the best dosa on the planet? Guess?
S.S. Ray saw history up close, scripting some of his own. Notes from an unwritten biography.
It’s a Bushism: our exports are coming home
A change in frequencies for types of cancer
Assam’s Chinese can’t live down the dread of ’62: segregation, deportation, the loss of home
“Why should I stay back in a country that doesn’t want us even if that is my own country?”
The old mindset or diluted pragmatism? RSS in a bind.
A commemoration of Portuguese rule leaves Goa divided on its colonial past
Animal-assisted therapy is finally here
There was not one pie Niira Radia didn’t have her hand in nor any area—media, corporate or government—she didn’t have a contact in
Manmohan Singh’s time, strangely, has seen more scams than any of his predecessors. What price the ‘Mr Clean’ image?
Media grandstanding aside, it was the Pioneer that broke open the 2G scam
What punishment awaits the guilty? And can the loss be recouped?
A. Raja, Former telecom minister
Kanimozhi, Rajya Sabha MP
Barkha Dutt, Group editor, English news, NDTV
Vir Sanghvi, HT advisory editorial director
M.K. Venu, Senior business journalist
Tarun Das, Former CII honcho
Ranjan Bhattacharya, Former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee’s foster son-in-law
As Myanmar’s people hope warily, Suu Kyi’s tenuous freedom would be spent well on conciliation
Junta or democracy? India’s bendable diplomacy will be tested.
The Karunanidhi clan’s internal intrigues are worthy of a potboiler
Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Sons