Vijai Maheshwari

The Culture of Queuing

From an old index of scarcity to a new form of street revelry, a look at where the line is going

04 August 2012
Naked Show of Strength

India turns the heat on topless Ukrainian feminists

02 March 2012
Art & Culture
From Russia with Bolly Love

An Indian theme party in St Petersburg reveals just how well India’s soft power is working in these parts

18 November 2011
The Ascent of Flip-flops

From the bathroom to the fashion runway and beyond

09 October 2011
The Future of Meat

Coming soon: genetically engineered meat in a supermarket near you

23 June 2011
Sai Baba and My Time at Russian Playboy

For my appointment to the sexiest job in Moscow, I had the godman to thank. So too, perhaps, for my stint being cut short

12 May 2011
Legacy of the King of Coke

Pablo Escobar, the drug lord is dead. But his myth lives on, fanning out from his hometown of Medellin to conversations around the world

16 March 2011
Gold-Digger Nation

The former editor of Russian Playboy on Ukraine’s curious distinction of having the highest number of gorgeous women per square kilometer

07 October 2010


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MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

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 an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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