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The Triumph and Trial of Karan Johar

Kaveree Bamzai

Bollywood’s ultimate insider finds himself cast as the fall guy in the drama around Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

Why I Admire Arnab Goswami

It is politics rather than journalism that explains his brand

General Election 2019: Quote Hanger

Remember how I described him on 7 December 2017? Was I not prophetic?, asks Mani Shankar Aiyar

How the Gupta Brothers Bought a Country

Novelist Karan Mahajan chronicles the rise and fall of three small-time traders from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh who went on to become the de facto rulers of South Africa

Perumal Murugan: Down to Earth

Tamil author Perumal Murugan makes his readers partners in the life of the peasant and the possibilities of nature

Mughal Lite

Recent biographies of Jahangir and Nur Jahan may have made the royal couple more accessible, but they often slip into the realm of conjecture

Justice Dipak Misra: Courting Controversy

The travails of Justice Misra are those of a soldier in an age that wants heroes

A Late Night Racket

On Serena Williams

The Surfer’s Guide to Advertising

An ode to Old Spice for its current relevance

Sanal Kumar Sasidharan: ‘Unless you are ready to talk, you are part of the problem’

The audacity of his art is matched by the controversy he courts. It’s the title of his new film that comes in the way of its commercial release. The award-winning filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan is in no mood to compromise

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