Renaming Spree

Jayanta Ghosal

Renaming Indore after the 18th century queen of the Maratha empire, Ahilyabai Holkar

More than a Derby

It’s time we took India’s greatest football rivalry to the world

A Passage to Varanasi

The philosophy and geography of soul cleansing

Saviour Complex

Why the idea of total war against a disease boomerangs

The Sublime Subversion of Ai Weiwei

Reading his memoir 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows at a time when China's new helmsman threatens the world

The Landscape of the Novel

When nature rises to the level of a protagonist

Woke Americana

The uses and abuses of the extreme new progressivism

Mission Bangla

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants a good equation with Dhaka, and there is talk that Rajnath Singh will be going there soon

The Lady of the Maidan

A candy seller brings back memories of cricket’s romantic past

The Rama Motif

The aesthetics of Indian politics–X


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