Sudha G. Tilak

Art & Culture
Smokin’ Hot Sheila

Farah Khan has the country tripping on a Bollywood number with a difference: an item girl who hints at onanism and has hearts throbbing all the more for it

16 December 2010
A Gentile’s Quest

Howard Jacobson’s Man Booker Prize winner is a searing search for Jewish identity

21 October 2010
Art & Culture
The Pursuit of Heroic Masculinity

The women in Rajinikanth’s films are always fated to be tamed and put in their place by the man. The fan loves that.

06 October 2010
Food Craft for Fussy Eaters

A mother’s blog on inventive enticements for picky children is making waves globally.

08 September 2010
Sweet Poison

Namita Devidayal’s Aftertaste tells the syrupy saga of families in the mithai business. The author pleads guilty of a sweet tooth.

13 August 2010
Changing Epic Traditions

The Ramayan holds interest for India’s contemporary generation a million years since its first oral telling.

28 July 2010
Reason is All

A new biography of Ayn Rand takes us closer to one of the more complex literary personalities of the last century.

01 July 2010
Phantoms of the Mind

A novel about ghosts that are as real as the evil in human hearts

27 October 2009


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Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is 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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