Shubhangi Swarup

In Search of the Average Indian

We set off for what the Survey of India pinpoints as the centre of India, and found him. And her. Wondrously, they happen to be married

22 June 2009
Watch ’em Grow

India is a compelling growth market for international broadcasters who know what they’re up to. So what are they up to?

18 June 2009
Real India
Monkeys Arm Women

Women in Lucknow take to airguns to protect their homes, children and themselves from the menace of rapidly multiplying monkeys

12 June 2009
Real India
The Arranged Toilet

Girls, in parts of rural Maharashtra, are refusing to marry into homes without toilets

09 June 2009
Art & Culture
After Ever After

To celebrate its first anniversary of coming to India, Harlequin Mills & Boon launched a contest to discover Indian writers. This is what happened

08 June 2009
Obituary of an Unknown Indian

On the 26th of November, among those who were massacred by the terrorists was one Sunil Thackeray. All that was known about him then was that he sold omelettes. This is his story. Told by his love, Salma

08 June 2009
For a Holiday from Men

Many Indian women nurse a desire to travel alone, without boyfriends, husbands or fathers ‘guarding’ them. But why is that so hard?

06 June 2009
Hot Steppers

More people in Indian cities are learning erotic moves like belly dancing and lap dancing, apart from eternal favourites like Salsa and Tango. But why?

05 June 2009
Art & Culture
The Secret King of Indian Porn

An exclusive interview with the creator of India’s first illustrated porn site

04 June 2009
Brotherhood of Urchins

On the streets, boys survive on a powerful code of absolute friendship. They become one, a swarm, a super organism that sometimes gapes through your car window

30 May 2009


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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