Shreevatsa Nevatia

Shreevatsa Nevatia is a Kolkata-based journalist

The Future of Desire
Cover Stories
The Future of Desire

Man, time to relearn

18 October 2018
Scene from Manmarziyaan
Adultery as an Attitude

It was the sociology of Hindi cinema that first decriminalised it

10 October 2018
Self-Help Writers: Light Motive
Self-Help Writers: Light Motive

The new generation of self-help writers remains staunchly secular and subversive

19 September 2018
Vicky Kaushal
Vicky Kaushal: Second to None

In just over three years, Vicky Kaushal has proved that the supporting star can be the hero

29 August 2018
Guernica by Pablo Picasso, on display at the Reina Sofia National Art Museum, Madrid
Art & Culture
The Fall of Man

When our favourite artists are cast as predators, what do we do with their art? Shreevatsa Nevatia on the dilemma

18 July 2018
JM Coetzee
Jesus, Coetzee Is at It Again

He is one of the greatest novelists of his time, but his late novels take him to a grim elsewhere, baffling his devotees

19 October 2016
A scene from Parched
Colour of the Rebel

A new sensitivity in Hindi cinema takes feminism beyond the comfort zone of victimhood

28 September 2016
A Pause in My Meteor Showers
Personal History
A Pause in My Meteor Showers

A bipolar patient welcomes the passing of the Mental Health Care Bill in the Rajya Sabha

01 September 2016
Rabindranath Tagore
Greater Yesterday

The open borders of Bengali literature come alive in this collection of short stories

19 May 2016


Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

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. Views are personal

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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