Akshay Sawai

Alex Ferguson and the art of cooking

Few are aware that Alex Ferguson, the man who ends a spectacular 27-year reign as Manchester United manager, enjoys cooking

10 May 2013
Scoring high, in 140 or less

What the social media activities of cricketers say about them

09 May 2013
The T20 Maharaja

Finally, a man whose parents named him right

02 May 2013
Kho-Kho in the Time of IPL

In the shadow of cricket’s glamour, an age-old sport is experiencing a quiet renaissance

20 April 2013
With Bosses Like This

How do people like Shah Rukh Khan, Vijay Mallya, Nita Ambani and Preity Zinta run their IPL teams?

10 April 2013
Art & Culture
When Nana Patekar Came Visiting

…and said the sort of things that are never said at home

06 April 2013
The Return of Rafa

The greatest never-give-upper in contemporary sport is back at his best

01 April 2013
Zegna Zips In

Gildo Zegna, grandson of the Italian designer who started this fashion house, on staying the course

09 March 2013
True Life
Genes and Sneakers

As Arjun Tendulkar takes baby steps in competitive cricket, Rohan Gavaskar talks about the challenges of stepping into a famous dad’s shoes

06 March 2013
True Life
The MGR of Chepauk

The eccentricities of MGR devotees are many. Ask TR Kailasam, who has been playing his lookalike since 1996, black wraparound sunglasses and fur cap included. When he dresses like MGR, says Kailasam, he ‘sees’ him

03 March 2013


Mehr Tarar

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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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