Diego Maradona (1960-2020): God’s Player

Lhendup G Bhutia

A flawed genius whose flaws only add to his immortality

Ahmed Patel (1949-2020): Power Behind the Power

Patel was a lone ranger in a party known for its groupism. With his death, Sonia Gandhi has lost the golden bridge linking her family to the party. And it can get very lonely up there in a castle of melting wax

Covid-19 Vaccine

Tamp down hope of an early normalisation

Soumitra Chatterjee (1935-2020): Rays of Light

Satyajit Ray and Soumitra Chatterjee showed what it is to be a man in modern India

Soumitra Chatterjee (1935-2020): A Global Humanist

From his debut as an adult Apu, Soumitra Chatterjee taught generations of Bengalis, especially the men, how to be at home in the world

The Body Couturier

Bhanu Athaiya started as an artist trained at JJ School of Art but ended her career at 91 as a pioneering costume designer for Hindi cinema. It was a life of remarkable work and incredible beauty

SP Balasubrahmanyam (1946-2020): A Versatile Voice

His 40,000 songs became the background score of the lives of millions of listeners

The House of Jaswant Singh

A classicist in politics for whom public life did not mean compromising on his moral inheritance

Jaswant Singh (1938-2020)

Time stands still for a Gentleman

A Requiem for My Boss

Jaswant Singh (1938-2020)


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