Urvashi Bahuguna

Poet of the Paradoxical City
Poet of the Paradoxical City

Akhil Katyal tells Urvashi Bahuguna how he finds Delhi crazily unequal and maddeningly beautiful

06 March 2020
Kali Meets Loki
Kali Meets Loki

Emily Hennessey brings together myths from across the world to spin a compelling yarn

30 October 2019
Prelude to a Riot
Surface Tensions

Making sense of the parochial mind

18 October 2019
When a City Sinks
When a City Sinks

Chronicling Chennai’s flood and the many failures of multiple stakeholders to mitigate and respond to the disaster

26 August 2019
‘I’m more interested in what remains when the story is done’

Arundhathi Subramaniam’s recent collection of poems revisits childhood, friendships and ageing

21 June 2019
HM Naqvi
HM Naqvi: Karachi on his Mind

HM Naqvi captures the dilapidations of age and a city in his new novel

10 April 2019
Dom Moraes
Dom’s Descriptions

Literary journalism of a poet

19 March 2019
Spectral Symmetry
Spectral Symmetry

A poet in his liminal world

07 February 2019
Carlo Pizzati
Carlo Pizzati: Intimate Stranger

Being an Italian son-in-law in India

31 October 2018
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi: ‘To be truly adult is to be child-like’

Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi has written a fable of arranged marriages and spiritual quests

10 October 2018


Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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