Gained in Translation

Jayanta Ghosal

The Prime Minister wants to follow the United Nations General Assembly translation system

The Parable of a Mughal Prince

What the story of Dara Shukoh says about our desire for kingship

Strangely Familiar

When the everyday seems like a hyper-real dream

I’m Not a Traitor

A lot can be gained in translation

Manmatha Nath Dutt: The Lost Hero

Searching for Manmatha Nath Dutt, the forgotten but stellar translator, editor and more

The Feast of the Goat

The new Perumal Murugan in translation highlights the primordial kinship of the countryside

Citizen Chained

A regional classic brings out the dehumanising experience of prison life

A Thousand Tongues

The pleasures and perils of translation came to the fore at a recent literature festival

Free Spirit

A memoir that straddles the personal and the political, the intimate and the public


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