Aastha Atray Banan

“If Something Slips off, Call Me”

Impressions of a fly on the wall at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai

09 March 2012
India’s Own Mormons

American presidential candidate Mitt Romney might have suddenly made this religious sect famous, but its members have been around in India since 1851

09 March 2012
Real India
The Ranbir Fan

For almost a year, she’s been standing outside his home daily for hours

23 February 2012
The Grown-Up World of Child Models

They are almost adults in their vanity and desire for fame

04 February 2012
Art & Culture
How They Do It in Venezuela

As Miss India auditions begin, it is a good time to ask why this little South American country wins so many world titles

25 January 2012
Wedding Knells

How and why marriage bureaus survive in the age of online matrimony

18 January 2012
What’s Love Got to Do with It?

This generation has all but given up the right to have a love marriage

13 January 2012
Real India
The Manhole Cover Guide

R Murali conducts a tour in Mumbai called Manhole and Other Covers

13 January 2012
Kim Jong-il

The North Korean government once said Kim Jong-il never urinated or defecated

23 December 2011
Real India
A Dog’s Life

A murderer of dogs may have psychopathic tendencies, says an animal rights group

23 December 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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