February 18, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
The Bhashanglo Tangle
Questions the Nemade-Rushdie spat raises
Feb 23, 2015
My Trust Reposed In A Sort Of Decency, In Sainikji
Modiji, a peaceful, prosperous India must be inclusive; force has its limits and its dangers; and capital has a nasty habit of disappearing overnight
May 26, 2014
Kureishi's art stands renewed in this novel, and his language retains its vigour
May 12, 2014
Your Twice-Broken Heart
Diaz is skilful to say the least: electrifying idiom, convincing characters, dark humour, and a nuanced and thrilling narrative.
Oct 29, 2012
Triangle Without Sharpness
A volume that will touch you in different ways. But do not open it if you are either prudish or prurient.
Jul 09, 2012
East Of Aden
Give me a novel—like this one—with something to say, rather than a novel that says precious nothing with fashionable smoothness
Mar 19, 2012
A love story set on a lavish scale, it is a visual delight and a gripping read.
Feb 13, 2012
V.S. Naipaul has called Taseer "a young writer to watch." I am relieved to find something said by Naipaul recently that I can endorse again, fully
Oct 10, 2011
A Flaneur, A Bomb. But Teekh-Taakh
In piquant, masala-encrusted England, a British-Pakistani meets an explosive ideal
Mar 14, 2011
One has difficulty choosing between books that are interesting but add nothing to what is already general knowledge, and books that make you think anew...
Dec 27, 2010
It is a novel I would recommend to all university students, at least of my generation; it ought to become cult at DU.
Oct 11, 2010
Fashionably racy, it is nevertheless not superficial.
Sep 06, 2010
It ranks among the best travelogue-type studies of Muslim societies in recent years
Apr 05, 2010
Raison d’etre for travel, crucible of history, simple article of faith—accounts of Haj as this merit retelling
Dec 14, 2009
Lines That Bind
A well-knit and illuminating account of Vassanji's various visits to India over a number of years
May 18, 2009
The author's broad sympathies plumb the usual depths
Sep 15, 2008
Getting Right Her ABCD
Jhumpa's writing is perfect. Just that in this kind of fiction, currently all the rage, life is too spelt out.
Apr 14, 2008
Tabish Khair, 41, on his novel
Filming: A Love Story
, which unspools from the early days of Hindi cinema to the last days of Partition
Jul 30, 2007
Unquiet American: A Monologue
A Pakistan-born Princeton graduate's journey from yuppiedom to fundamentalism
Apr 23, 2007
The Spiral Of Reason
What's fascinating is how his oeuvre has developed......but without ever losing sight of its main concerns
Oct 16, 2006
With RJD-Led Opposition In Disarray, Can Prashant Kishor Do A Kejriwal In Bihar?
Signs Of Cracks In Maha Alliance Over CAA, NPR; Pawar Says Will Convince Thackeray
Kerala To Be Coronavirus-Free By March First Week: Health Minister
Lashkar-E-Taiba Planned To Make 26/11 Attack Look Like 'Hindu Terror': Ex-Mumbai Top Cop
Sport Is Not Only About Sachin Tendulkar Or Virat Kohli, Hockey Exists Too: Rani Rampal
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
Nirbhaya Case: Why All Four Convicts May Not Be Hanged On March 3
Ahead of Trump's Visit to Gujarat, 45 Families in Slum Asked To Evacuate
Ayodhya DM Dismisses Claim Of Muslim Graveyard On Land For Ram Temple
Sheena Bora Murder Case: Former Mumbai Top Cop Rakesh Maria Makes Sensational Claims
BJP, Congress Spar Over 'Tukde Tukde Gang', 'Bharat Mata' In K'taka Assembly
'Don't Know If PM Is Misled Or He Misleads Intentionally': Iltija Mufti
BCCI Releases IPL 2020 Full Schedule, It's A 57-Day Tournament
Another Kambala Racer Shetty Breaks Gowda's 100 Metres Record
Two Historic Deeds: The Common Muslim Has Done What Even Gandhi, Nehru, Ambedkar Or Azad Couldn't
Journey With Humsafar
Complex Case Of Goriya, Moriya, Oxomiya -- Assam Set To Separate Indigenous Muslims From Migrants
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?