Shruti Ravindran

Identity Crisis

Doubts have suddenly been cast on the ‘miraculous’ discovery of a new species of macaque in the Eastern Himalayas of Arunachal. The scientists who found it are not amused

03 August 2011
Real India
Use Your Delusion

Magician Samrat Shankar doubles as a pseudo shrink

20 July 2011
The Zonkey & Other Hybrids

In a 1868 book, Darwin noted the existence of a ‘hybrid ass-zebra’

08 July 2011
Hanging by a Thread

Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar is on death row. The charges levelled against him under TADA don’t stick, but President Pratibha Patil has rejected his mercy petition anyway. Mercifully, not everyone is keeping quiet about this

07 July 2011
Sea of Information

On reading the second part of Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis trilogy, it’s evident that there is such a thing as too much research

06 July 2011
Art & Culture
India’s First Photo Festival

Everybody’s snaps attract an audience online, but the Delhi Photo Festival offers image-makers one that’s democratic and discerning

01 July 2011
Christine Lagarde

Her hobbies are swimming, yoga, making quince jam and tending to her roses

30 June 2011
Real India
A CroakBook Crime

Frog eating stunt on Facebook puts Goa teenager in a soup

20 June 2011
‘Life without Writing Bores Me’

Gruelling research is just preparation for that moment when the story comes to possess him, says Amitav Ghosh

16 June 2011
Vote for Love

Babu Kumar Sri Sri is a politician on an ambitious social mission: to help Indian lovers find marital bliss and get special privileges

11 November 2010


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

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 an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.


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