Aastha Atray Banan

Art & Culture
Here’s to a Hat Trick!

Little Shilpa’s dramatic creations have a roster of fashion-conscious clients, Lady Gaga and Sonam Kapoor among them

26 May 2012
Art & Culture
Miss Malini Dot Who?

She is India’s most popular celebrity blogger, has a full-time staff of 10, and reaches out to a quarter million followers every month

17 May 2012
Real India
Cracking It

Mangesh Ghogre’s crossword puzzles have been accepted by LA Times and WSJ

07 May 2012
Bollywood’s Funny Guy

Ranvir Shorey on the futility of being a good actor and why he will always remain an underdog in the film industry

04 May 2012
Saddle Surrender

Loyal horses and their dashing masters, a mystical forest and cliffs with magical views. Matheran, for all its flaws, leaves you smitten

24 April 2012
The Lovey-Dovey Boys

A bunch of young male writers has come to dominate India’s romance charts, once the preserve of female writers

21 April 2012
Art & Culture
The Ta-Dhin-Dhin-Ta Dude

Karsh Kale’s appeal as a musician can be attributed to a fusion of tabla skills and charming looks

16 April 2012
Real India
Meet the Bobcats

Basketball has changed the lives of these Muslim girls in Mumbai

09 April 2012
Art & Culture
The Angriest Man on Television

Raghu Ram, creator and host of reality show MTV Roadies, is a cult figure among Indian college students. But he says he is a shy recluse who has to live with a bodyguard

08 April 2012
Art & Culture
Get the (Dirty) Picture

Why the movie matters even though it is far from groundbreaking cinema

18 March 2012


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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