January 26, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
This photgraph is of all that CPI leader A.B. Bardhan left behind when he died recently. Writer Amit Chaudhuri responds to it, ruminating on life, death and possessions.
Feb 08, 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
“Of Reticent Bureaucratic Air”
The unsettling, the divine and the destitute.
Jun 29, 2015
How To Write A Couplet
Writers speak of the pleasures and travails of living with a creative partner
Jan 12, 2015
Nov 04, 2013
On the Same Page
He had given Hitchens his vote, and his views remain unchanged
Mar 18, 2013
Found Music Down Free School Street
At the Park Street-Middleton Row corner, speckled with iconic establishments, infected with old joie de vivre, one can sense a ‘modern’ past feeling for the future. In Calcutta.
Feb 04, 2013
As Random House and Harper battle over Yuvi, a gawky Vikram Seth stars in the Absolut vodka ad.
Dec 10, 2012
Room For Words
His working day—his surroundings, his routine, the conditions that allow him to write
Apr 30, 2012
The writer-musician-singer offers us an exclusive poem on an anti-offering
Jul 18, 2011
The Rise Of A Passionate Schmaltziness
The widely accepted India-as-an-experience model has, alarmingly, sacrificed the specific and heightened conceit
Apr 04, 2011
The writer-musician on his new album
, which has been well received in the UK
Jan 24, 2011
Bloodaxe’s edition of the
Collected Poems of Arun Kolatkar
, edited by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, reveals how provocative and inventive its bohemianism once was.
Dec 27, 2010
Gently Down The Stream
Kolatkar's last offerings relish carrying mortality's burden
Feb 09, 2009
The novelist's debut music album playfully marries Western pop to Indian raga
Mar 26, 2007
Oh, For The Return Of The Clown Prince
Give us the Rushdie who is louche, open to enthusiasm, strange yet intimate, who could be himself rather than one burdened to produce a major work
Sep 12, 2005
Wage A War To Win Your Peace
The Constitution, not the Hindu Right, grants the Muslim his place in the country. It's his Indianness he can use as a weapon of assertion.
Jan 27, 2003
Literature: Buddhadev Bose
To make a pronouncement on who might be the pre-eminent literary figure of post-independence India is both foolish and difficult...
Aug 19, 2002
The prize-winning novelist on his new collection of short stories and reminiscences, Real Time
Jul 29, 2002
Slipping Into Silence
The renaissance Bengali, a being always about to vanish from history into silence, has now probably ceased to exist.
Sep 04, 2000
R-Day: Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes Awarded Padma Vibhushan
Opinion: Democracy Is About Difference And Its Celebration
Don't Forget Gandhi's Gift Of
When Fighting For A Cause: President Kovind On R-Day Eve
Opinion: Electoral Majority Is No Licence To Bring In Immoral And Unjust Laws
PMO Reviews Preparedness Against Coronavirus; Several Under Observation
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
Jamia, JNU Fallout: Why Is Amulya Patnaik Continuing As Delhi Police Commissioner?
Dismantling Sheikh Abdullah’s Legacy One Historical Step At A Time
Blog: Constitution In One Hand, Tricolour In Another, You Still See Their Burka And Topi
Is It Kashmirisation Of India? Not By Any Stretch
India's Military Might, 22 Tableaux To Be On Display At Republic Day Parade
Mumbai 24x7: Businesses To Run All Night; No Good News For Tipplers
Delhi Polls: EC Bans Kapil Mishra From Campaigning For 48 Hrs
Opinion | Is Ghost Of Emergency Raising Its Head In Kashmir?
How Police, Judiciary Ensured 1984 Anti-Sikh Rioters Are Not Punished
PM Modi Meets Brazilian President Bolsonaro, Signs 15 Pacts To Boost Ties
2nd T20I: Kohli & Co Seek 2-0 Lead Vs NZ, Change Unlikely For IND
Mary Kom To Be Conferred Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan For Sindhu
Police Imperil The People They Are Supposed To Protect
Cho's 'Thuglak' -- 50 Years Of Poking Fun At Power, Donkey Style
70 Years Of Indian Judiciary | Opinion: Height Of Administrative Mismanagement Best Highlighted By Plight Of High Court Judges
Amid 'Civil Disobedience', Kargil Revolts Against Leh, Kashmir On Thin Ice
Road To Khalsa
Delay In Opening Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar Sullying Naveen Patnaik's Transparency Mantra
Political Tug-O-War Over Tipu Sultan Leaves Students, Teachers In The Lurch