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


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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