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Fourth book of Pranab's political memoir series to talk of Rashtrapati Bhavan days

The Presidential Years is slated for released in December to coincide with Mukherjee's birthday on December 11.

12 Jun 2018 6:44 PM

Comey calls Trump unfit, ‘A mafia warlord’

Comey narrates the story of his entire life as a principled fight against bullies, without sounding preachy or unreal.

10 Jun 2018 1:26 AM

‘I have tried to clear, straighten the record over the politics around 2G’

But that fair value has to be contrasted with the social justice objective that has to be achieved.

08 Jun 2018 12:40 AM

Invisible beings made from smokeless fire

The author talks about her book, and more.

06 Jun 2018 1:22 AM

Power of nothingness

Spiritual guide and social reformer Sri M makes his debut in fiction with a story about a character who calls himself a zero man.

06 Jun 2018 1:22 AM


Lucid but flawed snapshots of life

But the story I most enjoyed — and this is personal — was “Possessed”, about Prof.

03 Jun 2018 2:18 AM

The lives of two women in times of apartheid

The second flashback is that of Sylvie’s, when her story takes precedence.

03 Jun 2018 2:07 AM

A timely warning about fascism to a tottering world

The fascist takeover of her native Czechoslovakia forced her to flee with her parents.

03 Jun 2018 12:41 AM

A babu’s insider view, warts and all

After his experience of communal riots in Jabalpur and Indore, Lahiri gains several important insights.

01 Jun 2018 12:36 AM

An unforgettable and most admirable admiral

If Ronny was strict with those under his command, he was even stricter on himself.

01 Jun 2018 12:23 AM


Picquaint charm of teenage years

The author opens up about her book, and more.

30 May 2018 1:03 AM

Michelle’s journey

The former first lady took to her Instagram account for the reveal, captioning her post with an inspiring message:

30 May 2018 1:03 AM

Rooted in new soil

Back then, an Australian education expo she came across during a train journey made her contemplate migration.

30 May 2018 1:03 AM

Of missing wife and a newfound second love

The Unseeing Idol of Light is a nice story that could have been better with a ruthless editor.

27 May 2018 2:46 AM

An insight into chronicles of RAW & ISI spy games

This is not the recording of a scholarly seminar, nor the minutes of a dreary conference of high officials.

27 May 2018 2:45 AM


Whatever happened to plain, simple English?

The charges in the said case have also led to users trying their hand at English to outdo Tharoor.

25 May 2018 1:46 AM

‘Greatest thing about being an Indian is that you feel at home everywhere’

Mumbai is the city where people from all over the country come together and are comfortable with each other.

25 May 2018 1:45 AM

A ‘Guide’d Tour of the Past

A rare exhibition allows Mumbaikars to view 16 vintage guidebooks that capture the evolution of the city over 100 years.

24 May 2018 12:29 AM

America not keen on books

The result was hilarious and highly telling, as the people couldn’t even name a single book.

23 May 2018 1:39 AM

The secret to happiness lies within us

A chapter on the book is solely dedicated to good parenting and how that can help a child be happy.

23 May 2018 1:38 AM