Aastha Atray Banan

Laxman’s Centuries

Last year, he made an unbeaten 143 against South Africa to win India a crucial game

21 November 2011
Bhupen Hazarika

When Hazarika turned 80, he offered to marry partner Kalpana Lajmi

14 November 2011
“The longer you live somewhere, the less you see”

William Dalrymple on why he will never be able to write City of Djinns again, and on isolating himself in his world of books

11 November 2011
Real India
Weighty Matchmaking

Overweightshaadi.com provides a much wanted matrimonial service

31 October 2011
The Earthquake in Turkey

Turkey is vulnerable to earthquakes because it sits on major geological faultlines.

31 October 2011
Arts & Letters
Writer Unblocked

Writing a Mills & Boon novel rekindled a romance in Aastha Atray Banan’s life—the one with words. For, it finally allowed her to let go of the fear of being judged as a writer

28 October 2011
Bhutan Royal Wedding

It is rumoured that the two first met at a picnic when she was seven

23 October 2011
No Fashion for the Plus Size

Large women looking to be trendy deserve better than the oversized tents on offer in India

21 October 2011
‘Don’t Read My Books with a Red Pen in Your Hand’

Chetan Bhagat scratches his head over criticism of his books, and talks of writing as an emotional endeavour

21 October 2011


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

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.


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