Drashti Thakkar

True Life
Ladies’ Special

Inside the ladies’ compartment of the Mumbai local is a world that is both strange and familiar, compassionate and vicious; where lives are saved by generous hands. Yet a girl who has fallen down could be trampled for blocking the entrance.

26 February 2014
Art & Culture
A Violent Music

From drinking goat blood to worshipping Satan, the story of Indian metal bands and how they have mellowed in recent times

17 January 2014
Rendezvous with a Character

Purandar Vitthal, the character played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bombay Talkies, is based on Ashok Karangutkar, a common man with an uncommon touch

26 June 2013
Real India
And the Winner Is... Spaghetti!

It’s official, Italian is India’s favourite food

03 June 2013


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

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Brahma Chellaney

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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

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