Diary of a sparkling mind

Book: Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington D.C. Author: Kaushik Basu Publisher: Simon &am...

A dip in the sea of verse

Book: A Map of Longings: Life and Works of Agha Shahid Ali Author: Manan Kapoor Publisher: Viking Price: ...

Meet author Jennifer Niven

All The Bright Places created ripples in the Young Adult (YA) category films on Netflix, delving deep into the...

Saplings and Weeds

Recap: Everyone, barring Zaara, is happy that the usually withdrawn Seher seems to be opening up to Saahil and...

Old battles

Book: Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World Author: Simon Winchester Publisher: Harper Pr...

A citizen of the world

Book: Home in the World: A Memoir Author: Amartya Sen, Publisher: Allen Lane Price: Rs 899 “Where is the w...

Books  /  Published 19.09.19

The Naga movement: Divided struggle

The book, comprising five chapters, is intended to create a better understanding of the Naga people and their movement. It is entirely based on extensive interviews by the authors with prominent Naga ...
By M. Amarjeet Singh

Books  /  Published 19.09.19

Stories a romance can tell

The world of Bidyasundar, a courtly romance authored by Bharat Chandra Roy in the mid-18th century, may appear distant to us now. But for much of the 19th century, it was the staple of the Bengali pri...
By Abhijit Gupta

Books  /  Published 01.11.18

Guy Fawkes is celebrated even 400 years after his death

Poor Guy Fawkes. First, this devout Catholic failed to blow up a Protestant King and his Parliament with gunpowder in 1605. Next, over four centuries later, Fawkes, now a ghost, has been beaten in pag...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 30.04.20

Musical journey between facts and fiction

By S.D. Chaudhuri

Entertainment  /  Published 28.08.19

Book to Bollywood: The Zoya Factor

About 13 years ago, ad woman Anuja Chauhan wrote her first book. She wrote about the two worlds she knew intimately — advertising and cricket. The Zoya Factor revolves around Zoya Singh Solanki, a y...
By Karishma Upadhyay

World  /  Published 15.10.18

Hawking's children announce new book

A new book by the astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, called Brief Answers to the Big Questions, is being published posthumously, his children Tim and Lucy Hawking announced on Monday at a global news con...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 13.10.18

The lights of Ghosh mansion

Recap: Lata and Ronny’s chance meeting at the tearoom leads to catching up and conversation. But why is Bobby Bansal, the unwitting architect of this encounter, so annoyed? ...
By Devapriya Roy

Books  /  Published 25.04.20

Blending myth with history: Ashwin Sanghi

One of the best authors of mythological fiction in India, Ashwin Sanghi was happy running a business with no intention of ever getting into writing. However, stumbling upon a shrine in Srinagar got hi...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 05.07.19

Dead men refute no tales

There is something more than cringe-worthy about a man who turns up at the funeral of strangers and tells elaborate, fake stories to establish his association with the dead. He is trying to claim a pa...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

India  /  Published 03.07.19

Jinnah expected India and Pakistan to be best of friends

After preparing the Partition formula, Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of the Raj, requested Mahatama Gandhi for a meeting. Mountbatten told me when I met him, that he felt there was a halo w...
By Kuldip Nayar


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