Aditya Mani Jha

Searching for Mr Munin Barkotoki
Searching for Mr Munin Barkotoki

Graphic novel as a literary quest

06 March 2020
A Courtesan’s Tale
A Courtesan’s Tale

A journalistic exercise on tawaifs, which also provides a history of sexuality, secularism and ‘propriety’ in India

03 December 2019
Jack Reacher: Once in a Blue Moon a Lee Child
Once in a Blue Moon a Lee Child

Jack Reacher is out on his 24th mission. The creator of popular fiction’s most read solitary vigilante opens up

01 November 2019
Kiran Nagarkar
Moral Overdose

Kiran Nagarkar’s novel about Kabir collapses under its didactic weight

02 August 2019
Olga Tokarczuk
Olga Tokarczuk: Killer Instinct

Olga Tokarczuk won the Man Booker International prize in 2018. The Polish novelist is again in the running with an old-fashioned whodunnit

24 April 2019
Scene from Rang Mahal
Living Myths

An internationally acclaimed short film tells the Santhals’ story

18 April 2019
An illustration of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women
Timeless Tropes

The malleability and universality of the characters in Little Women remain fresh 150 years after its publication

06 March 2019
Manav Kaul
Manav Kaul: The Man Who Can

Manav Kaul, actor and author, refuses to be boxed in

26 September 2018
Anand Tiwari, filmmaker
Love, Conditionally

Anand Tiwari tells Aditya Mani Jha why his romantic comedy is different

21 February 2018
Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam in Kaabil
Rape-Revenge Films: A History of Violation

Hindi cinema’s second wave of rape-revenge films gets bloody but begets no justice

13 December 2017


Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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