Shubhangi Swarup

Real India
Organic Food for Thought

An unusual food festival in Ahmedabad has ragi pizzas and mahua flower malpuas

07 January 2011
Lost and Found

The amazing tale of how a camera found its owner

06 January 2011
Art & Culture
In Search of Tagore

Photographer Edward Hoppé came to India on Rabindranath Tagore’s invitation. Yet, it is Tagore who seems the most elusive in his photographs

05 January 2011
Art & Culture
India’s Most Haunted

From governor generals to lowly soldiers, India hosts many Britons who are only too glad to hang around after they have been long dead

30 December 2010
The Englishman Who Wants to Be Indian

Besotted with the idea of India, Daivid Hopkins even went on a hunger strike to secure Indian citizenship, but in vain

29 December 2010
Suhaag Raat: Then and Now

Some things have not changed: little or no sex. It’s just that friends now insist on making it more memorable than the newlywed would like.

03 December 2010
Enter the Bachelorette

Women are partying like crazy nowadays before bulge-bracket weddings—male strippers, foreign trips, surprise props and all

21 November 2010
The Facebook Illusion

You can save the world, become a farmer, have 5,000 friends, be the centrefold model who can goggle a billion eyes on the internet… but none of it is true

09 November 2010
Real India
Our Sweet Little Volcano

Barren Island in the Andamans has India’s only active volcano, but it’s harmless to a fault

05 November 2010
The Love Child

Prolific Iranian filmmaker and daughter of the legendary Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Samira believes love is the answer to fundamentalism

03 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 a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

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 is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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