Lhendup G Bhutia

The Scientologists of India

Evil cult or misunderstood religion, Scientology is slowly finding followers in India

30 August 2012
The Leopard in My Backyard

Where close encounters with creatures of the wild are disturbingly common

24 August 2012
Mizoram’s Wild Flower

The amazing story of the four-year-old who went missing in a jungle and returned 38 years later

19 August 2012
The Serial Killer Who Wasn’t

Ravindra Kantrole, accused of being Mumbai’s ‘Beer Man’ and acquitted in 2009 of serial murder, has opened a fast food stall while his lawyer has scripted a movie on his story

21 July 2012
Real India
A Place to Call their Own

Mumbai got its first ever pet park recently

16 July 2012
Upward Liveability

The lives of people who live higher than most people

06 July 2012
A Kiwi in Bollywood

Mike McCleary’s scores for Shanghai and Shaitaan spotlight the work of a man who barely understands Hindi and usually works blind, without a script

02 July 2012
How the Obese Threaten World Food Security

Our growing waistlines mean the equivalent of 242 million extra people on Earth

25 June 2012
Art & Culture
The Little Girl Who Refuses to Age

As the Amul moppet in her polka-dotted frock turns 50, the story of her journey as an advertising icon

25 June 2012
Art & Culture
Citizen Aamir

Amid pauses longer than his answers, the superstar with a conscience responds to criticisms of his new TV show and talks about measuring success by the number of hearts he touches

17 June 2012


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 several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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