Aastha Atray Banan

Art & Culture
The Greedy Actress

What sets her apart, says Vidya Balan, is her need to grab roles that demand what few others can deliver

17 July 2014
The age of the Sari Bikini

It could say a lot about what Indian women think is their best asset

12 June 2014
Art & Culture
Play it Again, MTV

The music channel returns to glory with the launch of MTV Indies

17 April 2014
Art & Culture
It’s the Size, Stupid!

Why Indian models don’t walk on international ramps

24 March 2014
The Mind of Imtiaz Ali

Revelations on his art and craft after two days of trailing the filmmaker

06 March 2014
Art & Culture
Conscience Keepers

Behind India’s most-talked-about talk show

27 February 2014
The Marathoner

Vikram Chandra finds solitude annoying when he writes, but admits to not being a collaborative enough person to work on movies. He writes 400 words every day, adamant that writing is about a steady pace, not a stroke of inspiration

10 February 2014
The Cult of Zara

How a Spanish high-street brand changed the way affluent Indians shop—and dress

01 February 2014
Art & Culture
The Discovery of Dubstep

Bangalore plays host to India’s first festival of this variation of electronic music, and surprisingly, as many as 2,000 people turn up

13 January 2014
The Barefoot Running High

Milind Soman and the spiritualism of running

26 December 2013


Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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