Opinion  /  Published 13.12.19

How they did it

Is it time to heave a sigh of relief? It just may happen that the unpronounceable, visually awkward and, to some politically incorrect people, dramatic new pronoun, ‘s/he’, can now be gently eased...
By The Editorial Board

Books  /  Published 28.02.19

Read everything: A case against literary snobbery

Anthony Burgess once said, “The kind of book that sells by the million rarely imparts to its readers the sense of epiphany.” In the 21st century, Burgess would promptly be labelled a ‘literary s...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

Why some US cities don't want cashless stores

A new Amazon Go store debuted in New York City on May 7. But as Amazon Go expands, a number of American states are voting against a cashless economy. Amazon is central to this fight, owing to its Amaz...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.19

Modi's creative flight of sophistry

The world has space for artists of all kinds, even if the government of the day may not agree. There are artists who wish to be recognized for their work, be it a painting, a song or a musical composi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.19

The millennial poetry of love

Cupid’s arrow is not to be trifled with. It may be aimed at the heart but what is lost, history has shown over and over again, is the mind. For love — the impish Greek god took pleasure in smiting...
By The Editorial Board


Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Sweet taste of revenge

Revenge sells. Any writer, from hoary veterans like Homer and Shakespeare to the more contemporary Ian McEwan and Donal Ryan, will vouch for the fact that a plot including revenge is worth its weight ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 11.02.19

Making of Angoor: Sanjeev Kumar was a late latif

Gulzar admits to problems with Deepti. ‘Her presence was very good, and she made the perfect contrast to Moushumi, but she was too academic. She would want to script out the dialogues and how to say...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 14.01.19

Fire destroys Shakespearean theater in Connecticut

A Connecticut theater that was known for its Shakespearean productions and where Oscar-winning actors once took their bows was reduced to a smoldering mound of mangled steel after a fire early on Sund...
By Emily S. Rueb/NYTNS

Entertainment  /  Published 29.09.18

I hate meeting stars: Vishal Bhardwaj

By Karishma Upadhyay

Books  /  Published 21.06.19

Losing a lot of sleep over slumber

Kumbhakarna, had he been awake, would have been amused by the perplexity of artists, writers and philosophers over what came naturally to him — sleep. Significantly, one of the earliest examples of ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee


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