January 29, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
The Painter’s Daughter
Nandita Das’s unflinching liberalism sets her agenda in cinema and beyond
Sep 21, 2009
Secularism Has Been Saved By The People Of India
The UPA has won a more convincing victory than I had hoped for: getting close to a majority on its own.
May 25, 2009
Present In Our Memory Games
A self-identifying, dispiriting tour of Islam's extremities inlaid with personal history
Apr 13, 2009
'Varun Gets His Liar's Streak From Maneka's Side'
There is also a streak of masochism, the desire to hurt oneself, in Varun's mother's family
Apr 13, 2009
Mrs Prime Minister
Dignity in a high place, personified by a quiet, assertive sardarni
Feb 16, 2009
Desire Between The Bookends
Once prissy, Indian fiction has embraced Eros, the negater of evil
Jan 26, 2009
And Pegasus Is Off...
These stories are precursors to the Booker winner, with similar characters and incidents, and are better
Nov 24, 2008
'Miss Budden Remarked In My Report Card That I Could Make It As A Writer'
Khushwant Singh turned 13 in 1928
Oct 20, 2008
Pinching is not the right word. If the bottom is nicely rounded, I would like the freedom to caress it in the cup of my palm...
Sep 08, 2008
India Is A Strange Country
This story could also be entitled 'From Babar to Kenneth Tyson' because its theme is the reaction to India of foreigners...
Sep 08, 2008
The Princess Of Kahin Nahin
Social climber, name-dropper and malicious gossip par excellence, she is Not a Nice Woman to Know, but she's irresistible company...A new short story by Khushwant Singh, specially written for
Sep 08, 2008
The Rush Of Amore, The Dying Of The Light
Florence and Fatehpur Sikri, the Mughals and the Medicis, wisdom and bawdiness—the sound and fury of Rushdie's latest novel finally signify nothing
Apr 28, 2008
Ghost Burial That Wasn't to Be
A must-read memoir it sure is. But if you are looking for answers, there are none.
Apr 07, 2008
'F*** All Editors'
The hard truth about Indian journalism: proprietors matter, editors don't
Mar 24, 2008
Brevity, A One-Eyed Duchess
Unforgivable omissions, insipid choices of prose and poetry and a novel theory on the origins of Urdu—these anthologies do scant justice to their grand design
Jan 21, 2008
If Truth Be Told...
Another addition to Gandhiana. But, notably, it clears misconceptions and brings out the real Mahatma from under the surface of formalised respect and awe.
Nov 12, 2007
My Kinda Outlook
Stays the way it is...but bashes superstitions, has shorter pieces, more on Nature
Oct 15, 2007
Sarabande And Sauce
A reflection from the Rabelaisian mirror Khushwant Singh holds up: thoughts profound and profane
Oct 01, 2007
On The Khushwant Bookshelf
So agree or disagree with Khushwant Singh's list of 12 significant books that he rates as the best in the last 60 years?
Aug 20, 2007
Desani stirred the first Indian literary storm abroad, later Rushdie smashed a few literary barriers. After Vikram Seth and Amitav Ghosh, the deluge.
Aug 20, 2007
EC Orders Removal Of BJP's Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Varma From List Of Campaigners
Badminton Star Saina Nehwal Joins BJP Ahead Of Delhi Elections
'I Disagree But...': Guv Arif Mohammad Khan's CAA Caveat In Kerala Assembly
Needed: Fair And Practical Guidelines On Student Activism In Universities
Live, NZ Vs IND, 3rd T20I: Virat Kohli Aims To Add Stability For India
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
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
Kerala Assembly: Opposition MLAs Block Guv With 'Go Back' Placards
'What A Fall for You...': Prashant Kishor's First Direct Attack On Nitish Kumar
AYUSH Ministry Suggests Ayurveda, Homeopathy To Prevent nCoV
After Indigo, SpiceJet And Air India Bar Kunal Kamra From Flying
ULFA Peace Accord Likely In April; Paresh Barua Set For Homecoming After 40 Years
Nirbhaya Case: Convict Akshay Files Curative Petition In Supreme Court
Aus Open: Muguruza Meets Halep In Last-Four
'Why Has Nobody Died At Shaheen Bagh Despite Cold: Dilip Ghosh
Go Softly In A House Of Spies
70 Years Of Indian Judiciary | Opinion: Electoral Majority Is No Licence To Bring In Immoral And Unjust Laws
70 Years Of Indian Judiciary | Opinion: A Multilingual Nation Like India Is Incapable Of Conveying The Law To All Its Citizen
Who Owns The Republic?
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?