Let’s Speak in English

Sunanda K Datta-Ray

Beyond the political uses of Hindi is the inevitable language of the future

India’s Recurring Hindi Bug

Why not impose Tamil? It might be better and safer

Namvar Singh: What Will Marx Think?

The ideological paranoia of fellow travellers mars a literary doyen’s birthday party

The Original Rebel

Krishna Sobti’s novel looks at tradition and modernity through a non-conformist lens

The Death of Coolie No 1

It’s a millionaires’ ball in Bollywood. Slumdogs and other romantics are no longer welcome


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