Krishnakumar Kunnath (1968-2022): Singing for India

Kaveree Bamzai

KK’s career was the embodiment of a unique diversity

Shiv Kumar Sharma (1938-2022): The Sound of Kashmir

The santoor maestro epitomises the dictum that music has no religion

Shane Warne (1969-2022): The Imperfect Perfectionist

Shane Warne sometimes did not realise how good he was

Rahul Bajaj (1938-2022): Scooter Man

Bajaj’s business didn’t just survive but grew in liberalised India

Singing the Nation

We can begin to have a better conception of the extraordinary place of Lata in the life of the nation when we imagine how she not only embodied the nation but sang the nation

A Final Homecoming for Bose

The Japanese government was anxious to return Netaji’s ashes to India, but it became impossible for India to bring them back because of the refusal of his friends and admirers to accept that he was no more

Birju Maharaj (1937-2022): The Feet of God

He could portray Krishna and choreograph Bollywood dances with equal felicity

General Bipin Rawat (1958-2021): An Officer and a Gentleman

He will surely be missed as the country braces to strengthen its military prowess


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