August 08, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
Newest Man From La Mancha
Rushdie borrows Cervantes’s many-mirrored structure to portray our post-truth world of leaky realities; it ends up as a mildly engaging treatise on exculpation
Oct 30, 2019
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
16 Dead, Many Injured As Air India Plane Skids Off Runway In Kozhikode, Falls Into Valley
Captain Sathe Who Died In Air India Express Plane Crash In Kerala Was Former IAF Pilot
India Needs To Cultivate Ties With Rajapaksa Brothers To Puncture Chinese Influence In Sri Lanka
From MH370 Tragedy To Kerala Plane Crash: A Look At The Major Air Mishaps Of This Decade
India Retains T20 WC 2021 Edition, Australia Agrees To Host In 2022
Open Letter: Belligerent Patriotism Is One Thing And Guarding The Borders Another
Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi Have Talent To Be Pakistan Cricket’s New Waqar Younis-Wasim Akram
BCCI's Strong Chinese Links Openly Defies India's 'Atmanirbharata'
A Worn Out
Sees Itself Disguised In New Promises
What Is The Big Deal If Rhea Chakraborty Spent Sushant Singh Rajput’s Money?
Madras HC Sparks Debate On Regulation Of Online Gaming In India
14 Dead, Dozens Trapped In Landslide In Kerala After Heavy Rains
Pained By Plane Accident In Kozhikode, Says PM Modi
Coronavirus Shocker: Hockey Captain Manpreet, 4 Others Test Positive
Sushant Singh Case: Centre Seeks To Be Part Of Rhea Chakraborty's Plea
BJP, Congress Accuse Each Other Of Having Links With China
'Education System Will Now Shift From Rote Learning To Skill Acquisition'
'Won't Go For Mosque Inauguration,' Says Yogi; SP Asks For Apology
IND-ENG Series Postponed
Opinion | Online Gaming Companies Are Suffering Due To Lack Of Clarity On Legality Of Business Models
Opinion | Online Gaming Industry Can Boost Make In India Initiative
From Pac-Man To PUBG Mobile, Why Esports Threatens To Overtake Cricket In India