The Telegraph
| Sunday, January 17, 2016 |



Actor Shatrughan Sinha has a reputation for being outspoken and he doesn’t disappoint in his no-holds-barred authorised biography, says Sarbani Sen

When Shatrughan Sinha in his resonant baritone voice speaks, people listen — and listen in silence. Sinha’s effect on people was on full display in Delhi recently when he asked a buzzing roomful of admirers and journalists, without... | Read»

Smart and super-cool

So, you need to pair your designer accoutrements with snazzy add-ons — something cutesy or perhaps out-and-out sophisticated. A cool phone case, a fur charm to tangle on your It bag, stylish stationery or classy cufflinks — luxury brands have them... | Read»

At the chef's table

Sharad and Reena Dewan’s home is a reflection of the couple’s love for cooking and passion for art, says Oindrila Mukherjee

He switches comfortably from whipping up exotic dishes for his guests at The Park hotel to playing a house proud man who gives his home a complete makeover frequently. Chef Sharad Dewan — he’s the high-profile regional director –... | Read»

Lord of the rivers

The Himalayan trout is delicious whichever way you cook it, but it’s best if it comes from a river not far from you, says Rahul Verma

Some of my fondest hill memories relate to fishing. In my callow youth, I once rode up to Manali on my Yezdi, and spent several days there fishing in the Beas River. I would reel in and out a fish from the river, clean and gut it,... | Read»

Beach bonanza

It's one never-ending party by the sea on Philippine islands like Boracay and Bohol, says Rishad Saam Mehta

I clamp my teeth down on my tongue hard to stop myself from rudely telling the concierge what she should do with the phone. It is 4.45a.m. and she’s telephoned me and sweetly told me that this is my wake-up call. | Read»

High stakes in Las Vegas

This year’s blockbuster Consumer Electronics Show was all about smarter drones, amazing 8K TVs, snappier cameras and other goodies, says Tushar Kanwar

It’s the buzzing hub where many of the world’s glitziest gadgets go on show for the first time. Come the first week of January and the world of technology heads to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for a super-sized gala of shiny... | Read»

Funny side up

It was his eighth show in Mumbai that proved to be a game-changer for stand-up comedian and author Sorabh Pant

My eighth show as a stand-up comedian was the first big turning point in my life. For, after several flop shows, this show in 2008 proved to be a game-changer for me. This open mike session before a live audience at the  National Centre for... | Read»