The Trouble with Gangster Flicks

Madhavankutty Pillai

Beholden to the idea of the good criminal, they only offer clichés

The Rise and Fall of Sushil Kumar

Wrestling with fame and crime

Evidence of a Political Assassination

How a pair of sneakers led to the arrest of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh Sandhu’s killers

The Deep Dark Web

The perpetrators, victims and warriors of cyber crimes make for compelling onscreen drama

Back to Badaun

Sonia Faleiro’s true crime reads like a thriller and tells of north India’s many faultlines

The Kiss of the Serpent

What makes Sobhraj such an enduring bad boy?

A Thugee Life

On the trail of a most notorious gang of stranglers

Harshad Mehta: The Return of Chutzpah

Harshad Mehta, the stockbroker who made greed good for Indians and took the fall for it, is back in favour

Shooter to Runner

How to become a reformed gangster


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