Omkar Khandekar

Real India
Just Not Cricket

A jealous woman cricketer allegedly sends threatening messages to a young rival

24 January 2014
Real India
Alphabet Soup for the Soul

Which Bhagat Tarachand do you want to dine at: B,G,K,R or S?

16 January 2014
Out to Save Holy Cows

After police turned up with VHP activists to arrest local butchers for slaughtering cows, a Muslim group in a Gujarat village launched a cow protection campaign

20 December 2013
India’s Short at the Oscars

Twenty-two-year-old Bombay native Subhashish Bhutiani has always wanted to make films. Now, his short film Kush is in the running for an Oscar

18 December 2013
The YouTube Guru of Small Things

Meet Wilbur Sargunaraj, the man who showed the world how to use the Eastern toilet

18 December 2013
The Asianist

Writing about South East Asia, Tash Aw explores the confusion of new personal and political freedoms, privileging emotional authenticity over exotic detail

24 November 2013
Real India
Vada Pav: Zara Hatke

While the classic recipe remains strong, experimental versions of the vada pav are gaining traction

18 October 2013


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, 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

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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