Open Diary

Swapan Dasgupta

High-key sexual harassment charges and the low-key centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution 

What Was Alok Verma’s Problem?

Adhia can smile again | Nothing’s for sure | Gehlot versus Pilot | Passing the Rathore test

Sex And the Memoir

There was no reason for Nawazuddin Siddiqui to withdraw his book

Mumbai Notebook

India's greatest cricketers at the launch of Rajdeep Sardesai’s book


KSL Festival in Kasauli, Jagmohan's book on Kashmir and MJ Akbar's repartee

The New Lenins

The new revolutionaries are democracy’s most rewarded children

The Indian Art of Giving

On artists donating works to raise funds for the Kochi Biennale and forms of charity

When Booker Comes to Bollywood

The central character badly needs that award to emphasise his heroism

Open Diary

A visit to the UN, the Oxbridge and the EU dilemma


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