Books  /  Published 14.03.19

TM Krishna writes about caste, privilege in art

Krishna has ever taken the stand that Indian art forms are dictated by ideas of caste and religion, and that allotment of human capability along those lines is unjustifiable. How and why these systems...
By S.D. Chaudhuri in

Entertainment  /  Published 16.12.19

Papa CJ pens his memoir

Papa CJ was already ruling the stage both in the country and internationally, when the comedy wave finally hit the subcontinent. Performing for the last 15 years, his is a name that draws a niche crow...
By Shrestha Saha in

Entertainment  /  Published 05.08.19

The Sound of Julie Andrews

The South Bank, London’s premier cultural centre, will be filled later this year with the sound of Julie Andrews, one of the world’s best-loved actresses.Generations have grown up with Mary Poppin...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 18.02.20

LeT planted Hindu Id on Kasab: ex-Mumbai top cop

Former Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria has claimed that the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had planned to project the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack as a case of 'Hindu terror' and Pakistani terrorist Moha...
By PTI in Mumbai

Books  /  Published 08.11.18

Up, close and personal with civil servants

The inspiration for the book is supposed to have come from the exhortation of the present prime minister on Civil Services Day, 2015 to preserve the invaluable “anubhav (experience)” of those who ...
By Tuktuk Ghosh in


People  /  Published 23.03.19

The world-class pianist the world never heard

That evening, 40 people sat in the dimly lit room on the second floor of Park Mansions, as Malavika spoke to academician Julie Mehta about another time, another music. It seems Monica, the only daught...
By Paromita Sen in

Books  /  Published 14.02.19

Tipu's soldier: Lost in history, found in fiction

The structure of Agnyatha: The Memoir of Tipu’s Unknown Commander reflects the slippery nature of fiction — or is it history? On the banks of the Cauvery in Cauverypura is a “hero-stone” which...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Books  /  Published 20.03.19

Screen Shots: A shelf of books by Bollywood celebrities

By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan in

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.19

Rajat Gupta’s memoir: the biggest gamble

Gupta’s book, written over two years, tackles multiple themes. There is betrayal and hurt by close friends and institutions, particularly one, McKinsey & Co., the global consulting giant that he...
By D. N. Mukerjea in


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