Tishani Doshi

Tishani Doshi is an author, her most recent collection of poems is A God at the Door

Beauty and Barbiturates

Artists have long equated beauty with truth, but the truth is that beauty only exists in relation to something less beautiful. Beauty shines in the juxtaposition. For every Bulgari there is something truly Vulgari

15 July 2015
Travels in hyper-reality

As humans, we are wired to be restless, to succumb to wanderlust, to struggle with Fernweh (far-sickness) as opposed to Heimweh (homesickness)

20 May 2015
An Open Letter to the Indian Man

I send this out as a comrade in equality, as a lover not a misandrist: Will the real Indian man please stand up?

02 April 2015
Confessions of a Gerontophile

When you meet people in the silver of their lives, who seem to have caught life by the neck and kissed its tremendous crow’s feet, you want to stand and applaud

12 March 2015
In Defence of Literary Dandies and Dandizettes

A poet in Hermès defends the fashion statement of writers

05 February 2015
To Write or Not to Write

The right to express oneself is an undeniable freedom. But isn’t the freedom not to write about what the markets, literary establishments and general Joes demand an equally enshrined liberty?

13 August 2014
In Praise Of The Androgyne

An elemental reunion of the sensuous and the erotic

04 April 2014
Art & Culture
Write Like a Dancer

How artiste Chandralekha’s refusal to separate art and life inspired my parallel careers, one drawing upon the other

12 August 2010


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

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

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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