Avirook Sen

Aunty Kapoor

Manju Kapur’s reviewers, like her many readers, are almost invariably women. Here’s looking at HenLit from a male perspective

06 May 2011
Meditation, Zebra Steak and Doughnuts in the Sky

The rocky attractions of Marlboro Land, spotting tree lions in Tanzania, and comparing genes with orangutans in Borneo

27 April 2011
Referendum via Cricket

The gentleman’s game in Kashmir is not quite the gentleman’s game anywhere else in the world. Not when India and Pakistan play

06 April 2011
How Srinagar Played the Semis

On Wednesday morning there is good news and bad news in Srinagar. Late evening, you’d think all bad

31 March 2011
I Want a Gun

Women who covet that weapon and other stories of a bold new pursuit

03 February 2011
The Dream Life

A Kenyan diplomat squeezes a few frugal minutes out of his apparently hectic first secretary’s life to talk about his India sojourn and the laid-back life back home

29 December 2010
The Man Who Never Got 100

How does it feel to contemplate Sachin Tendulkar’s feat of 50 Test hundreds from the vantage of another gritty Indian opener who got none? We asked Chetan Pratap Singh Chauhan

23 December 2010
My Settlement with NewsX

Television channel NewsX was a high-profile venture with Vir Sanghvi at the helm. But all of a sudden the promoters turned against the journos. Its executive editor was called to the office basement, intimidated, presented with a resignation letter to sign and threatened with a string of charges that belatedly included surfing porn on the office laptop. Then came redemption

13 October 2010


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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