Suhit Kelkar

Love Stories Are Not Straight

This queer anthology questions labels such as ‘straight’ and ‘gay’ and, among other things, addresses the complications of love

25 January 2013
The Commentator’s Curse

Times when players would rather a commentator didn’t praise them

20 December 2012
Art & Culture
An Evolved Creed

Uday Benegal, lead singer of Indus Creed, on the band’s new album 'Evolve' after a silence of 17 years, and about its return to a revitalised Indian rock scene

26 October 2012
Real India
On Board the Science Express

A train is travelling through the country teaching thousands of students science

24 September 2012
Art & Culture
Go Figure

Quasar Thakore Padamsee challenges his audience to piece together his play on Tibetan identity

21 September 2012
Art & Culture
An Actor’s Take on Shivaji

Nandu Madhav, best known for his turn as Dadasaheb Phalke in India’s Oscar entry film Harishchandrachi Factory, directs a successful play on Shivaji

19 August 2012
‘India needs to be intimate with China’

In an interview with Open, writer Martin Jacques sounds a wake-up call for India: engage China or prepare to endure its hegemony

19 August 2012
Art & Culture
The People in Their Heads

A father tormented by visions of his dead son, a boy battling dreams of azaadi and football, soldiers fighting their inner demons... Djinns of Eidgah is a deeply disturbing play on Kashmir

15 July 2012
When a Lie Scrapes the Sky

Niranjan Hiranandani was leased land to build affordable housing. Instead, he made flats for the rich. Now the Bombay High Court has ordered him to keep his original word

06 May 2012
Not a Pawn In Anyone’s Game

Vaishali Salavkar is a wife, mother, masseuse. And, oh, she recently won her sixth national blind chess title

23 February 2012


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Brahma Chellaney

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MJ Akbar

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Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

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