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You are responsible for your worldview, keep it simple

The pieces in Mouth Full of Blood are categorised into three parts: the political, Black matters, and Morrison on her books.

20 May 2019 6:29 AM

Reclaiming the ‘soul of India’ a tall task for next government

Sahay makes a pertinent and extremely worrying point virtually on the eve of the electoral season’s D-Day.

17 May 2019 1:19 AM

Plurality tradition flows from epics

A text like the Mahabharata will have to be understood in the specific cultural and historical context in which it was narrated and written.

17 May 2019 1:14 AM

Cut above the rest

Sreemoyee Piu Kundu’s latest book traces the journey of a small-time Marathi theatre artiste.

16 May 2019 12:10 AM

Science fiction all too preoccupied with political griefs

In the modern world driven by technology, self-interest and consumerism, even the sea can vanish overnight (Stealing the Sea by Asif Aslam Farrukhi).

12 May 2019 12:11 AM


Fake news and India’s tryst with post-truth politics

The book is divided into 13 chapters with each separately addressing an area that attracted the attention of the purveyors of fake news.

12 May 2019 12:10 AM

Thoughts on how to raise India’s abandoned children

The new facilities have separate suites for Bibi’s married ‘daughters’ who frequently visit their adopted mother.

10 May 2019 1:48 AM

Annadamangal and Bengal’s tryst with the printed word

The book narrativises an evidenced historical journey without losing sight of the topicality and contemporaneity of its theme.

10 May 2019 1:28 AM

In delectable foursome, craft marries sensibility

Mee and Juhibaby (Speaking Tiger) is the acclaimed actress, Susmita Mukherjee’s debut novel.

10 May 2019 1:17 AM

Love that crosses borders

Author and screenwriter Arpit Vageria’s latest book Love Knows No LOC narrates the story of an Indian cricketer and a Pakistani pop-star.

09 May 2019 5:56 AM


A ghostly tale

An intriguing read, Warlock by author Vickram E Diwan traces the roots of Indian tantrik activities that lead to a belief in paranormal events.

09 May 2019 5:52 AM

How a mosque became a temple and besieged a nation

Acharya Narendra Dev lost by 1,000 or so votes to Baba Raghav Das.

05 May 2019 6:20 AM

Ayushman Bharat not enough, focus on primary healthcare

The obvious alternative is to make use of the informal providers who do have access to the patient population.

03 May 2019 1:59 AM

The quests that bind the teacher and the taught

The impact that great teachers have on their students in schools, colleges and even universities is remarkable.

03 May 2019 1:51 AM

Seize the moment

Author of The Beauty of the Moment, Tanaz Bhathena, says her life inspired her to write this book.

02 May 2019 12:06 AM


Delving into a thrilling tale

Exploring the genre, authors Anshul Vijayvargiya and Debashish Irengbam have come up with the novel Tune For The Dead: A Detective Dhruv Mystery.

02 May 2019 12:03 AM

The method in India’s election madness

The Verdict is about the process of understanding the process. It's not just about forecasting but also about the why and how.

28 Apr 2019 5:18 AM

Post 2014, watching India mutate

The book opens with senior journalist Smita Gupta’s detailed account of the PMO under Narendra Modi.

28 Apr 2019 5:12 AM

Medley of fiction and realism

Madhumita Mondal’s novel The Invisible Me exemplifies an interesting aspect of humane side and touch upon a vice that hides deep inside mind’s ravine.

28 Apr 2019 2:35 AM

What women want

Srishti Chaudhary, author of Once Upon a Curfew, talks about the reasons why she decided to set the novel in the Emergency period.

28 Apr 2019 2:34 AM