April 01, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
If there was more people-to-people contact, Indo-Pak ties would surely improve.
Mar 30, 2015
I felt I could do the unthinkable, i.e. vote BJP. Then just a week before polling date, the old Modi reappeared...
Apr 28, 2014
The most fun farewell to anybody; and a little nugget from Nasreen Munni Kabir’s Waheeda Rehman book
Apr 14, 2014
Festival Of Lightness
Khushwant’s largeness of heart easily accommodated his few weaknesses
Mar 31, 2014
Scotch With Katy
Prolific, generous, wicked maverick—his epitaph had no higher aim
Mar 31, 2014
A Low Flying Gandhi
The definitive biography of enfant terrible Sanjay Gandhi, reissued
Dec 24, 2012
The Standing Member From Lahore
Nov 05, 2012
That rare thing—a memoir that reads like a novel.
Apr 09, 2012
‘I May Die Any Day Now’
His zest is alive, but Khushwant puts his column-writing to rest
Oct 24, 2011
Me And My Couch
The versatile Sudhir Kakar’s autobiography is without conceit, and dissects the self with professionalism
Apr 25, 2011
Supposing, 2,00,000 of our citizens march into Jantar Mantar demanding regime change or immediate redressal of their grievances, how will the Indian state respond?
Feb 21, 2011
In this etymological treasury of words, I found the chapter ‘How Nations Insult Each Other’ the most amusing
Feb 14, 2011
The Word Become Flesh
The Sunset Club
, says the indefatigable Khushwant Singh, 96, is his swansong. Or so he says.
Dec 06, 2010
The Indus In Spate: A Book Of Omens
Granta luxuriates in the remarkable flourish in English writing from a land divided by the faultlines of extremism
Nov 29, 2010
But The Eagle Flies On Friday
Pungent criticism, great reviews and diaries. Pays well, too!
Nov 01, 2010
Gauls And Romans In Agra
Piety and prurience, medicine and court intrigue crowd Kakar’s richly-felt tapestry set in Shah Jahan’s India
Sep 06, 2010
How To Live & Die
The Man in the Bulb meditates on the dying of the light
Aug 16, 2010
His Dalliance With Desire
Another biography of Gandhi justifies itself by homing in on its subject’s sexual oddities. He is flawed, but is lit up from within by an unembarrassed lust for truth.
Jun 07, 2010
The Burnt Inside Of Pakistan’s House Of Atreus
Fatima Bhutto’s impeccable prose looks her family’s tragedies steadily in the eye, but turns a blind one towards the excesses of her beloved grandfather
Apr 26, 2010
A Good Shelfful: The Best Books Of 2009
asked an eminent panel of writers and critics to come up with their choice of the best books of 2009 across different categories. Here’s their take.
Dec 28, 2009
Communal Corona? Is It Justified To Blame Tablighi Jamaat For Nizamuddin Outbreak?
Chemists Claim Shortage of Essential Medicines Due To Hoarding & Panic Buying
Coronavirus: With 146 New Infections, Cases In India Climb to 1,397; Death Toll Reaches 35
Is Coronavirus Sexually Transmitted And Other Questions People Want To Ask
Tendulkar's 'Coronavirus' Diary: Unplugged Music, TV Serials And Lot Of Sleep
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
FIR Filed Against Tablighi Jamaat Maulana
India Needs Aggressive Measures To Protect Marginalised In These Times
Recession To Hit World Economy With Likely Exception Of India, China: UN
Spain Sees Record Death Toll With 849 Fatalities In 24 Hours: Govt
Another Leopard Spotted In Chandigarh, Cops Ask People To Stay Indoors
Hit Void: Who Would Like To Wipe A Year In Sport From The Records?
From Akshay-Salman To Janhvi-Sara Ali Khan, Corona Will Spare None
With $2.7B Reserves, FIFA Has 'Duty' To Aid Football
Rumours Of Panaceas For COVID-19 Abound, But Some Might Do More Harm Than Good
Down, Down, Down! Why Coronavirus Will Lockdown Indian Stock Market Indefinitely
Meet The Corona Warriors: Lama Thupstan Chogyal, The Monk Who Keeps Ladakh's Heartbeat Throbbing
Temporary Retreat? Anti-CAA Protesters Want To Strike Back At Shaheen Bagh, Again
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?