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Sumana Roy

Sumana Roy is an author. Her most recent book is My Mother’s Lover and Other Stories

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Books
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
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Living
Planchette: A Dying Curiosity

An investigation of the disappearance of visiting ghosts

21 April 2012
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Arts & Letters
From Tagore to Thakur

Durga puja pandals have clay figurines of Tagore. As do Saraswati puja ceremonies. Parents buy their kids Tagore dolls. In a state where the Left dismissed him as too elitist, Sumana Roy observes the canonisation of the poet-educationist

16 March 2012
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Living
Pixel Pretty

How Facebook launched a beauty

02 October 2011
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India
The Flying Coffins of the Northeast

With Pawan Hans resuming helicopter services in the Northeast, it’s time to ask how its tragically frequent crashes evoke no outrage or remedy

26 August 2011
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Arts & Letters
Joke Studio India

The UN project-like earnestness with which popular singers like Sunidhi Chauhan are made to collaborate with not-so-famous talent from across the country makes for spectacularly unmoving performances

28 July 2011
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Books
Heat and Dust (and the AC) in South Asian Novels

Authors with sweat-lined brows have invariably used air-conditioning as a literary device to get under their characters’ skin.

18 August 2010

Authors

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 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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