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Coming-of-age page turner!

Whether you have grown up in Delhi or not, Yashodhara Lal’s new novel will transport you to your childhood.

11 Sep 2019 1:05 AM

Chilling to the core

Ex-Naval officer Kulpreet Yadav and actor Sushant Singh have co-authored Queens of Crime.

11 Sep 2019 1:05 AM

Platonic or corporeal? What Jawaharlal Nehru shared with Edwina

At first, they had written to each other every day, but within a year it was weekly and by 1954, it was fortnightly.

08 Sep 2019 2:42 AM

Kashmir’s still waters run deep

Doing so, he feels, would create the positivity needed to allow the new arrangements to reflect the spirit of the people of Kashmir.

08 Sep 2019 2:36 AM

Witty historical fantasy sadly loses the plot

Two more sets stood a merciful distance away. Ten bodies on each, long dead, missing limbs and most of their faces.

08 Sep 2019 2:32 AM

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Whistle-blower vs Ranbaxy saga asks disturbing questions

New York-based journalist Eban’s 482-page book is truly an eye-opener.

08 Sep 2019 2:28 AM

What happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?

The supposed funeral of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was held on September 18, 1945, in the cold darkness of a wintry Japanese night.

06 Sep 2019 1:36 AM

Beware of that book on your shelf!

The book on one’s shelf at home, somewhat innocuous and a source of pride and joy, is no longer so.

06 Sep 2019 1:28 AM

A wicked view of the Indian uni experience

Set in the English Department of a sprawling university in Pune known as the Oxford of the East, we meet the most idiosyncratic faculty ever.

01 Sep 2019 3:26 AM

Who were the three guardian angels in Anupam Kher’s life?

Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed internal Emergency on 25 June 1975, which lasted till end-March 1977.

01 Sep 2019 3:22 AM

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Can instinct, instruction be combined to fashion a new liberal Islam?

Having said that the author proceeds to examine a variety of situations and reaction of Muslims as indeed of other people.

01 Sep 2019 3:19 AM

English beyond borders

Take a staunch Englishman to any of these places and he is sure to be appalled at the way sentences have been used.

28 Aug 2019 12:09 AM

Thrill’s the word

Kanchana Banerjee’s new crime-thriller is unapologetically naked in how it portrays characters.

28 Aug 2019 12:09 AM

All about fritters

Dig into this humdinger of a book to sample a few of the delights.

25 Aug 2019 2:43 AM

Eclectic mix has energy of maestro’s superhit songs

And one brilliantly described encounter with the Badass Bandariyas later, you would certainly believe that it has.

25 Aug 2019 2:32 AM

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Heroes of India’s athletic rising tell it like it is

The Dhoni Effect identifies a phenomenon where rapidly growing small towns of India are taking centrestage.

25 Aug 2019 2:26 AM

Here lie Hindoo Stuart, Derozio & Kolkata’s Indiana Jones

A tramline defined its end and the street extension beyond was called New Park Street.

23 Aug 2019 1:27 AM

Listening key to freedom from fishbowl Web has us locked in

The judgement must be made quickly — to fight or to flee — because it could be a matter of life or death.

23 Aug 2019 1:25 AM

Recipe for love

In his new book Sara, author Shashi Warrier whips up a complex love story in which cooking is one of the main ingredients.

22 Aug 2019 1:13 AM

A rational approach!

Spiritual people are happy and optimistic, they can find meaning and purpose in life against all odds and realize their true potential.

22 Aug 2019 1:08 AM

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