Late last month, while waiting in the lobby of a Central London hotel, I was buttonholed by a Greek gentleman and asked whether I too was part of the St George's Day lunch being held in the premises. He was in a very jolly mood after what appeared...... | Read..
Thomas R. Trautmann rightly observes that the elephant has suffused the life and imagination of Indians in all periods. In this respect, it outshines its chief competitors - the lion and the tiger.... | Read..
When you meet "I am a communist not a gentleman" Ashok Mitra in his book-lined study, you encounter, as is to be expected, fiery conversation, bracing opinions, caustic wit, but also warm...... | Read..
This reporter's book, six years in the making, has been meticulously researched through documentation and interviews with Chinese and Pakistani officials, many of whom spoke on conditions of anonym...... | Read..