Manju Sara Rajan

The Argumentative Skirt

The battle that rages inside the mind of an Indian girl when she wants to wear a revealing dress

18 June 2009
Art & Culture
Where’s All the Money Gone?

The art mart has crashed. Only conspiracy theories and blame have survived

13 June 2009
Slum Act for Plum CV

Why do some rich kids help the poor? Social service is good for the resume, especially if you want to study abroad

13 June 2009
Confessions of an F&B Manager

A downmarket customer is called ‘Jignesh’ and a chap who needs lots of sauce is ‘swimming pool’

12 June 2009
Real India
The Cosmic Independent

He wants Rs 50 crore from his family for cutting his hair. He fights other battles too

12 June 2009
They Come in Pairs

A farmer in Kerala opens a haven for young couples where they can spend time alone, away from judgmental neighbours and family

12 June 2009
In Pursuit of the Perfect Blouse

Indian women wait for many years to find The One. The One who fully understands a blouse

01 June 2009


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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

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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