February 19, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
Dish As Coquette
Food is an offering. It must be aesthetically enticing for the beholder. Plating is just that.
Nov 09, 2015
Is The Liberal Reader Dead?
An avid reader of magazines and a prolific writer for both Indian and international publications, Pankaj Mishra on the ways magazines impacted his life.
Nov 02, 2015
Gupta has a stellar cast, but loses out on this advantage with his slipshod direction.
Oct 26, 2015
Singh Is Bliing
Proves that all of us are ultimately alike, united in absurdity.
Oct 19, 2015
The Peace Maker
Ravish Kumar’s calm presence, hard-hitting stories, changes grammar of Hindi news TV
Oct 12, 2015
It’s the solid writing, sharp dialogue and the spot-on performances which shine along
Oct 12, 2015
The rough, the raw and the ribald are engagingly portrayed
Oct 05, 2015
Umesh captures the everyday humour, the chaos and din, makes canny observations about human behaviour and lays bare an entire social panorama.
Sep 21, 2015
An Aandhi In Benares
Censors stall a film about the campaign in a poll Modi won
Sep 14, 2015
This jingoistic revenge fantasy underlines that the enemy does lie across the border.
Sep 14, 2015
‘I Have Become Too Fragile’
One of the most popular and credible faces of Indian television journalism Ravish Kumar on life, the universe and everything
Oct 03, 2015
Rain, Thunder And A Temblor: The Unlucky Three
There is a hush and silence in my fields and it scares me to no end.
Apr 30, 2015
Girindra Nath Jha
What's A Film Without Some Food
From a film critic's plate.
Apr 24, 2015
O, Ma! May The Farce Be With You
When bhakti is at its peak in jangly, sleepless Dilli, not all is all that grim. Not even noise pollution. Sometimes, in fact, it is so bad that it is good enough to make you weep in sheer joy
Oct 02, 2014
Million Dollar Arm
A sports film with phony feel-goodness and one that is far from inspirational.
May 15, 2014
Street food gone hopelessly bland, a papdi chaat that tastes more like cold porridge.
Dec 24, 2013
It seems like interesting times for documentaries chronicling the struggles of people on critical issues. What’s more they have also been able to reach out to the audiences.
Oct 18, 2013
'The People In Kolkata Make Kolkata'
'You need to know the people. So when I was writing
I made sure you are introduced to every single Bengali in the film. Then whether you like them or not is another question.'
Nov 09, 2012
A bit like
, a lot like
. With Jha one would have expected a lot more complexity than what’s delivered.
Nov 01, 2012
Dara Singh (1928-2012)
He was firm but loveable, good-natured and real. Like my own grandad.
Jul 14, 2012
Kashmir Is 'Beautiful', But Not Conducive For Investment, Say Foreign Envoys After Visit
'Insult, Affront To India's Dignity': Congress On Trump's Remarks Ahead Of Visit
Dialogue Between SC-Appointed Mediators, Shaheen Bagh Protesters To Continue Tomorrow
The Dark Art Of Deepfake: How This Height Of Manipulation Can Even Make Mona Lisa Frown
Equal Roles In Army: Women In Leadership Roles May Shatter Patriarchal Mindsets
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
Owaisi Slams Aadhar Body For Issuing Summons To 127 People
'Tapas Paul, Sultan Ahmed Died Due To Centre's Vendetta Politics': Mamata
Govt To Create Firewall Against VPNs, Developers Ask Kashmiris 'Not To Worry'
This Syrian Father Teaches Daughter To Laugh Every Time Bomb Drops
Agar koi marne ke liye aa hi raha hai...'
: Yogi On Anti-CAA Protesters
Ahead Of Trump's Visit, Water Released Into Yamuna To Improve Its 'Condition'
Is Kohli Thinking About Early Exit?
Barcelona Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal Advances To Second Round
Muslims Lead Anti-CAA Protests In Bengal But Hindus Look The Other Way
'Make In India' Making A Difference In Defence Sector
Why Rajinikanth's Aggressive Views On Citizenship Act Has Left DMK Distraught
Why Draft National Policy For Rare Diseases Has Disappointed Parents
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?