February 25, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
Pahalgam has always seemed to me the archetype of a one-horse town—a Hollywood studio of fake shop fronts transported to Himalayan heights.
Jun 09, 2016
Ink, Mortar And Canon
A hundred essential books, chosen by our jury, and the reasons they should be read—and reread
Jan 12, 2015
Nilanjana S. Roy
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Word Psmiths In The City
The quest to pick 100 books that can change your life, our lives, in 2015. This list is not about the greatest books or the most popular ones.
Jan 12, 2015
‘1984 Made Me Think Of The Ways My Life Has Been Enmeshed In Riots’
The 57-year-old novelist talks about the movements in history and his life that shape his work.
Sep 30, 2013
When Babuji Went Too Fast
The book’s milieu is that murky labyrinth of lost files, ministry corridors reeking of urinals, bribes, and back-stabbing.
Jul 30, 2012
Ballad Of A Broken String
A post-Partition torpor marks time for the sole occupants of a kotha and an akhara. A work of crisp magic.
May 07, 2012
On Making A Mind Map Of The Rough Art Of Murder
A light is shone on the lurid details of Neeraj Grover’s murder—an Indian foray into Capote-Ellroy territory.
Jan 16, 2012
Jhabvala’s patient, conservative art takes in rich America, showbiz, India in ways sparkling and sedate
Dec 12, 2011
View From An Eyrie
A first novel’s portrayal of tribal life in Balochistan and NWFP, one of casual bloodshed and deprivation, rings true
May 09, 2011
Travels In Hyper Reality
An exceptional first novel, which leaves the reader to decide where facts lie and the fiction rings true
Feb 14, 2011
Diva's new attitude lies in a juice and smoothie bar and a well-priced deli—with fresh pasta, grilled vegetables, dips and marinades
Dec 27, 2010
Pop, art, sociology...the film poster is B’wood’s abiding subplot
Jul 12, 2010
Wages Of Whimsy
The tributes of wealth and a luminous beauty couldn’t keep Leela Naidu from her steady courting of failure
Jun 21, 2010
One accurate indicator of the current state of India-Pakistan relations is levels of cellphone connectivity. My BlackBerry went dead the second my PIA flight landed in Lahore and no new SIM would revive it
Apr 26, 2010
Man At The Art Market
Colonial India’s pre-eminent image-maker led a chequered life and experimented ceaselessly
Feb 01, 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
The Idol Thief Of Khagaul
London’s toasting different avatars of Indian art this season
Nov 02, 2009
The Art Of Being Radiant
Unlike Leela Naidu, Gayatri Devi’s appeal rests on more than mere pulchritude
Aug 17, 2009
A Book Of Life Through The Cracking Glass
Piquant stories from feudalism's fading, twilight world and retainers who swirl about, for profit or loss
Feb 23, 2009
Fly On The Chandelier
The Indian drawing room has been caught between heirlooms and handlooms, cut glass and plate glass, Faberge and Fabindia...
Aug 20, 2007
Delhi Violence: Death Toll Reaches 10; Prohibitory Orders Imposed Till March 24
Whose Police Is It Anyway
'Didn't Discuss With PM Modi, It's Up To India': Trump On Delhi Violence; Steers Clear Of CAA
Will Do Whatever I Can To Mediate Between India & Pak, Says Trump On Kashmir
Stop This Madness, Appeals Arvind Kejriwal After Visiting Injured In GTB Hospital
Seemingly Happiest People Often Suffer From Depression
Blog | Not Music Or Art, But It's 'Fear' That Binds Us Together
Restructuring Indian Railways’ Cadres: Is The Proposal Good For The Nation?
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
Delhi Violence: Rioters Attack Television Journalists, One Sustains Bullet Injury
CJI Holds Meeting After Six SC Judges Get Infected With H1N1 Virus
'Didn't Behave Like Typical Policeman': Family Of Cop Killed In Delhi Clashes
Delhi HC To Hear Kunal Kamra's Plea Against Fly Ban On Feb 27
Davis Cup: AITA Keeps Leander Paes In India Squad Vs Croatia
BAN Centenary T20Is: Kohli, Shami, Pant In Asia XI
'Worried' Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia Visit Rajghat As Violence Continues In North-East Delhi
Delhi Minority Commission Demands More Police Deployment, Curfew In Violence-Hit Areas
Editor's Take | Journalism Wins If Journalists Are Held To Account
Why Rajinikanth's Aggressive Views On Citizenship Act Has Left DMK Distraught
Muslims Lead Anti-CAA Protests In Bengal But Hindus Look The Other Way
Has The Indian Muslim Found His…And Her…Voice, And A Place Under The Sun, Like Never Before?
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?