Who Is an Indian?

Mani Shankar Aiyar

Being and belonging according to Shashi Tharoor

It’s Glorious to be Rich

The wealthy must never be made to feel guilty as long as they are law-abiding and pay their taxes

How Tsarist Russia’s intellectuals embraced Indian culture

Yoga, Sanskrit and Dharmic belief systems found their way to pre-communist Russia and were adopted by some of the foremost members of the country’s intelligentsia

Sim Bhullar: A giant leap

How the seven-and-a-half-foot tall Sim Bhullar becomes the first NBA player of Indian descent

The Curious Case of an Indian Arab Cricketer

A once-promising but long-forgotten name in Mumbai’s domestic circuit turns up at the World Cup for another country. The story of Swapnil Patil


Aatish Taseer’s new novel is a modern classic on being Indian

Home is where the brew is

Tired of lager? Perhaps you could make your own beer at home, like this small community of Indians

New York

Tautly paced, with little room for sentimentality, this is serious cinema about being brown in post 9/11 America


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