Pramila N. Phatarphekar

Amla in the Times of Blueberry Cheesecake

India’s long-neglected health fruit is enjoying its moment in the sun

13 January 2011
Boneless, from Vietnam

An unlikely fish from the Mekong Delta has overwhelmed Indian shopshelves and restaurant menus. Wonder why?

06 January 2011
New Bee in India’s Bonnet

It’s one of the most audacious auditing attempts on earth, putting nature on the balance sheet. Pavan Sukhdev, head of the UN Green Economy Initiative in Nagoya talks about India’s move towards a natural wealth economy

03 November 2010
Life in a Sugar Sac

As diabetes during pregnancy imperils more and more babies in Indian wombs, doctors pledge an all-out effort to return life to normalcy

28 October 2010
Sweet Nothings

Contrary to popular belief, sugar-free products do not really help us lose weight.

08 September 2010
White Gold

The first female war photographer shot some famous pictures. This book features a few that are not so well known.

08 September 2010
Saving Afghan Treasures

In the midst of the Afghan war, Indians have been conserving pre-Islamic art, Buddhist monuments and Mughal gardens, even tracing links back to the Bronze Age.

27 August 2010
Return of the LP

Decades after we banished LPs, collectors and newbies confess that vinyl is spinning its way back into their lives as audio-grade discs re-mastered to sound better.

27 August 2010
Art & Culture
They Are Not Exactly Comics

They are political books. Just that everything isn’t merely spelt out, it’s also sketched. And as Indian graphic novels get more and more ambitious, they’re busy re-imagining history, Ambedkar, The Emergency, Jurassic Hyderabad and a lot more.

20 August 2010
Art & Culture
Scent of History

World cuisine may take you places. But reminders of the past and our own nativity lie in foods which are sadly being fast forgotten.

22 July 2010


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Brahma Chellaney

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MJ Akbar

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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

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