A Portrait of Death and How to Face It

MJ Akbar

A meditation on death in the time of viral fear

Karnataka in Lockdown Mode

There have been six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Karnataka so far

As Amma Lay Dying

Jayalalithaa was imperious even in her final hours

The Bliss of Dying

Even though feared and often unwelcomed, death is indeed blissful

The Last Days of Manan Wani

The new face of ‘resistance’ in Kashmir, killed soon after he fell out with a Hizbul commander and shifted base, may have been radicalised outside the state

VS Naipaul: ‘I had no set way of writing’

Seeing, feeling, and thinking with Sir Vidia. Snatches from my conversations with the greatest writer of English prose

VS Naipaul: Severe, Savage, Sublime

Remembering VS Naipaul (1932-2018)

The Fatal Charm of Death

Like a perfect lover, death will continue to fascinate the living

Red Shadow Behind Subhas Chandra Bose

It’s time to reopen RAW’s case files on the covert activities of ACN Nambiar in Europe of the 1920s and 30s. They might help us solve many a riddle of the foreign ties of Indian freedom fighters

Emotional Closure

What’s best for a terminally ill patient’s loved ones?


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