Beijing’s Hegemonism

Swapan Dasgupta

China has turned spying into a mass activity—an innovation that is mindboggling

Ode to Nature

A journey across Asia’s most beautiful wildernesses

The Asian Dream

Deepak Nayyar’s masterly deconstruction of a continent’s growth story

Labyrinth of Cinema

The rise of Asia at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival

The Great Leap Forward

Making sense of the Asian resurgence

The Beauty of Disruption

Where East and West look hard and longingly at one another

The First Indian

Who are we? A question as old as 74,000 years

Mahendra’s Magic

The Mahabalipuram rock reliefs and sculptures are extraordinary creations by the third monarch of the Pallava dynasty, and in these masterpieces merge the sensuous and the satirical, the human and the divine in timeless harmony

The Antique Lands

A majestic narrative on the Silk Roads retells global history where West and Central Asia form the axis of power play. The historian as a captivating storyteller is less convincing when he turns prophetic. The roads may not rise again


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