Pallavi Aiyar

An award-winning foreign correspondent, Pallavi Aiyar has spent the last two decades reporting from China, Europe, Indonesia and Japan. Her most recent book is Orienting: An Indian in Japan. She currently lives in Madrid where she’s learning to dance flamenco in the pauses between photographing storks perched on church steeples

Confessions of a Bad Guru

A columnist’s worst enemy is confirmation bias

17 June 2022
Hindi Is Not Indian

Lessons from the linguistic choices made by China and Indonesia

03 June 2022
An Endearing Enigma

How does one explain India abroad?

20 May 2022
Full of Sound and Fury

An advisory for Indians who seek less noisy public squares

06 May 2022
Foolish Food Fights

Revelations from a gustatory gambol across the world

22 April 2022
The Duality of the Hijab

Indian liberals see it as choice but their Indonesian counterparts as coercion

08 April 2022
Party and the Family

What Sonia Gandhi can learn from Megawati Sukarnoputri

25 March 2022
A View from the Elite Ghettos

The loneliness of the Indian foreign correspondent

11 March 2022
The Clasp of Civilisations

Traces of India from China to Spain show culture is never static

25 February 2022
The Game of the Name

What we call our children says a lot about us as a society

11 February 2022


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Ram Madhav

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Makarand R Paranjape

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