Sumana Roy

Sumana Roy is an author and a poet. Her most recent work is a collection of poems Out of Syllabus

Arts & Letters
My City for a Poet

Shrikant Verma’s Magadh is brought to new life in Rahul Soni’s translucent translation. Reading it in modern-day ‘Magadh’ is a revelation

02 December 2013
Art & Culture
Facebook to Bhaktbook

A Hindu devotional song calls out to Facebookers seen as sinners in need of redemption

15 May 2013
True Life
My Adventure with Bluetooth

Sumana Roy spends an afternoon in the company of a smuggler

13 March 2013
A Modern City, Forever Old

Amit Chaudhuri’s window to Calcutta shows a city where incompatible things miraculously coexist

06 March 2013
Art & Culture
Words from This Anger

On the spontaneous literature of outrage the Delhi rape has evoked

11 January 2013
Arts & Letters
Pather Panchali

The farce surrounding one of India’s most important roads, National Highway 31

20 December 2012
True Life
Sleepless on Facebook

The nocturnal gathering of insomniacs on a social networking site

03 August 2012
Maa Maati Manush, and Motor Cars

Mamata Banerjee’s career has been bound to the automobile in strange ways. No wonder, then, the reader of her memoirs soon starts to play a game of car-spotting in the narrative

30 May 2012
Reading the Reader

On Tagore is as much about reading Rabindranath as it is about Amit Chaudhuri reading himself as a reader

17 May 2012
Planchette: A Dying Curiosity

An investigation of the disappearance of visiting ghosts

21 April 2012


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

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Brahma Chellaney

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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 National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of 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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