Madhavankutty Pillai has no specialisations whatsoever. He is among the last of the generalists. And also Open chief of bureau, Mumbai
Lucid language, poignant moments and one hell of an ending. If only there was a plot to fill the 200-odd pages.
The national bird of Australia is busy making babies in Indian poultry farms. And they are not here to be slaughtered, not for 10 more years at least.
The bizarre world of ants and why a handful choose to study it
An honest review of Diwali extravaganza Blue.
A rare genetic disorder can be the most crushing and lonely ordeal to suffer.
While Indians rarely figure in the list of Nobel Prize winners, we haven’t been entirely missing either.
The yield from the Hiroshima atom bomb was 18 KT. The Pokhran ‘fizzle’ yielded around 27 KT.
Some of them spent their best years in prison. They were young when they went in and middle-aged when they were released. Some are still serving time. What does freedom mean to such people? Here it is in their own words
Kapil Dev, without any struggle, has got complete independence from the rules of the English language
A second-hand bookseller in Mumbai dreams everyday of liberating himself from his name
CELESTIAL HEROISM IS a bestseller, unless it is badly made. In it merges great survivor dramas and the romance of breaching the boundaries of human…
Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals
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 is the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj
Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation
Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.
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