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  • Indira, simplified

    Indira, simplified

    By Vijaya Pushkarna | July 30, 2017

    Sagarika Ghose tries to give a 360-degree view of Indira Gandhi

  • Revisiting crime stories that shook the nation

    Revisiting crime stories that shook the nation

    By Somrita Ghosh | July 19, 2017

    Ponty Chadha, Sheena Bora, Jiah Khan, Sunanda Pushkar, Rizwanur Rahman and Neeraj Grover—the connecting factor for each of these high-profile...

  • The further adventures of Yama's deputy

    The further adventures of Yama's deputy

    By Vikas Datta | July 17, 2017

    Averting an apocalypse is no easy task even for the mortal deputy of the Hindu Lord of the Death, and his powerful friends, for it carries a huge...

  • Finance, NTR and more

    Finance, NTR and more

    By Vijaya Pushkarna | July 11, 2017

    The Reserve Bank of India and the finance ministry were for a long time of interest to very few people. But in less than three years now, three...

  • The President's right-hand man

    The President's right-hand man

    By Vikas Datta | July 11, 2017

    The floundering that marks the Donald Trump presidency so far may be due to his ignoring a crucial—and tested—tenet of US Presidential politics...

  • Sita as a warrior princess will intrigue you

    Sita as a warrior princess will intrigue you

    By Saket Suman | July 10, 2017

    While Hindu goddess Sita is a well-known figure in the country, it is the 'warrior' tag that intrigues. In Tripathi's telling, Sita's character is...

  • Souled stone

    Souled stone

    By Susamma Joy Kurian | July 09, 2017

    Stones, perhaps, are gatekeepers of bygone generations. Resilient by nature, they hold secrets, in traces, of ancient civilisations, their culture...

  • Trapping Trump in the net of impeachment

    Trapping Trump in the net of impeachment

    By Saket Suman | June 30, 2017

    Notwithstanding whether or not Donald Trump will be impeached, this book will escort you through the process and history of impeachment in the US

  • Searching for ecstasy across a spectrum of transcendence

    Searching for ecstasy across a spectrum of transcendence

    By Vikas Datta | June 13, 2017

    Even in our hi-tech, increasingly self-obsessed and anxiety-beset world, there are times when we move beyond our digital devotion, daily duties or...

  • Death on the run

    Death on the run

    By Ajish P Joy | June 18, 2017

    Ten years. That was the time Osama bin Laden managed to stay alive after his foot soldiers brought down the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in...

  • Anveshana: The search for Self

    Anveshana: The search for Self

    By Viswanathan 'Charukesi' Subramaniam | May 02, 2017

    It is not common to come across a fiction writer who was an entrepreneur once. It is, therefore, a surprise that a man graduated in B.E. from the...

  • The saint and his grace

    The saint and his grace

    By Vikas Datta | April 26, 2017

    'Mohe pir paayo, Nizamuddin Auliya...', these words are from the subcontinent's one of the best-known qawwalis, honouring one of its most venerated...

  • Appalling tales from N. Korea

    Appalling tales from N. Korea

    By Saket Suman | April 22, 2017

    The period is between 1989 and 1997. Bandi—the pseudonym of our North Korean author who is working in the nation's official writers'...

  • Nair in Wonderland

    Nair in Wonderland

    By Anjuly Mathai | April 30, 2017

    P.K. Nair, perhaps the most famous film archivist of India, remembers visiting filmmaker Dadasaheb Phalke’s son Prabhakar in Nashik to retrieve some...

  • War diaries

    War diaries

    By Rekha Dixit | April 23, 2017

    Masood Khalili was all set to pursue a PhD at Delhi’s St Stephen’s College in the 1980s when he got a call from his father, then the Afghan...

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