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Riveting, fast-paced and no-holds-barred

Politicians are also usually great raconteurs. In addition, they have an ear for gossip.

15 Jul 2018 6:07 AM

‘DeMo was a Tuqlaki idea’

Indira Gandhi was the original accidental Prime Minister: Jairam Ramesh

15 Jul 2018 6:00 AM

A Deccan odyssey

Manu Pillai’s second book, Rebel Sultans, The Deccan From Khilji to Shivaji is a tribute to this region.

13 Jul 2018 1:00 AM

Spiritualism, not religion, is the true path for salvation

The author believes religion is a deal whereas spirituality is a journey.

08 Jul 2018 1:59 AM

Relationship between a person & her art

Fanning the hearth, or pounding at the pestle or beating the clothes on the stone they will try out what they have learnt.

08 Jul 2018 1:46 AM

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Fikry, an eccentric bookseller and a doting father

At the end, Fikry is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer “glioblastoma multiforme”.

06 Jul 2018 12:23 AM

Koi Good News? The stork tells it all

She feels that in an extended Indian family and nosy society, one can see how hilarious and outrageous the journey of pregnancy can be.

04 Jul 2018 1:15 AM

Page ‘Turner’ about life

The writer is a healer who has traipsed through deep introspection to unearth little known realisations about yourself.

04 Jul 2018 1:15 AM

Exploring the complex inner worlds of kids

It’s not easy being a parent, but going by Paiva’s case studies it is even more difficult being a child.

01 Jul 2018 4:47 AM

A scoreboard of judicial accountability

On the one hand, Anita Gets Bail tracks the brilliance of our judiciary, while on the other it lays bare its clay feet.

01 Jul 2018 4:26 AM

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Grace is all about celebrating life's victory over battles of heart, says debut author Supreeta Singh

Novel touches upon human psychology, but above all remains testament of affections, affectations and a journey that simply goes on.

30 Jun 2018 2:16 PM

India’s national security: An integrated view

Section V dwells on strategic concerns directly affecting India’s defensive and offensive capabilities in warfare.

29 Jun 2018 1:43 AM

IT guy who found his métier in writing

A positive feedback from a Chennai-based film director gives further life to his story.

29 Jun 2018 12:32 AM

A young writer’s food for the soul

She realised her urge to tell food stories after finishing her training as a journalist.

27 Jun 2018 12:47 AM

High on haibun

Rochelle Potkar’s Paper Asylum is a refreshing reinvention of a unique Japanese form of writing.

27 Jun 2018 12:46 AM

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Of dreams and vision, hopes and desires

And so I commend these poems and perhaps they might move others, as they have moved me.

24 Jun 2018 2:24 AM

A little more humour would have done the trick

The depiction of Priya and Chirag’s deathly dull and boring marriage works well, though.

24 Jun 2018 12:41 AM

Reading a cinematic masterpiece, literally

The only way the novelised Nayak can find readers is by reviving the enthusiasm that one might have felt when one first saw the film.

24 Jun 2018 12:39 AM

How Alice in Wonderland came into being

Even Macmillan was not prepared for the reception the public accorded to Alice in Wonderland.

22 Jun 2018 1:11 AM

‘It’s delightful to capture N-E faces’

The book took a decade to shoot, and the idea of the book kept floating in and out of my creative senses for nearly two years

22 Jun 2018 1:00 AM

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