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Sucheta Dasgupta

Book Review | A great river’s stories that inquire, inform

A classic example of realist eco-fiction, it effortlessly straddles the domains of geography, sociology, cultural history and anthropology

25 Sep 2021 11:33 PM

‘Afghanistan has changed, women will fight back’

Marzia Babakarkhail has zero regrets for taking on the Taliban and is planning her return

27 Aug 2021 12:54 AM

Book Review | Clear-eyed and engrossing look back at six Indian medical pioneers

To her credit, Kavitha Rao’s Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine steers clear of such predilections

01 Aug 2021 2:08 AM

The Laurel Hubbard controversy: Transwomen vs women in sport

Should transwomen compete with women? Should intersex sport be a separate category?

10 Jul 2021 11:39 AM

Book Review | Free speech, fake news & the Indian press

For the sake of authenticity, the author, a newspaper industry veteran, restricts his scrutiny to the print media

04 Jul 2021 3:31 AM

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Sucheta Dasgupta | Hope in the time of sorrow and C-virus

Despite its no-pussyfooting bravado and stupendous majority, the govt did not declare a lockdown on Holi. The Kumbh continued uninterrupted

25 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Book Review: Onus on the moderate Muslim to reclaim Islam’s heterodox legacy

The predominant view about Sufism is that it exists outside Islam as a cult born out of the admixture of Hinduism with the Prophet’s faith

11 Apr 2021 8:15 AM

Sucheta Dasgupta | JLF 2021: Tharoor skewers Sandel

It’s not just about creative writing; the Jaipur Literature Festival is a festival of ideas

28 Feb 2021 4:35 AM

The Diggi dialogues: Conversations from JLF 2021, largest literary show on earth

S. Hareesh’s controversial novel, Moustache (original Meesha) has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature

21 Feb 2021 4:15 AM

‘Even forthright women can be submissive’

Around the time she asked me to translate her book we had grown quite close, without really realising it - Shahana Raza

06 Dec 2020 10:52 AM

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One of a kind: A humdinger of an LGBT arts fest

Dr Bibek Debroy and Dr Shashi Tharoor are keynote speakers of this one-year-old, two-day, online fest.

18 Nov 2020 7:31 PM

Telling the India story, one dream at a time

'A Burning' is an intimate and clear-eyed rendering of the lives and dreams of three people

18 Oct 2020 7:57 PM

Sucheta Dasgupta | The Women’s Party: An opening manifesto

There are three ways of ensuring equality of opportunity between the sexes — free access, affirmative action and reservation of seats

02 Aug 2020 5:03 PM

Sucheta Dasgupta | The ‘almost-stigma’ of not breaking quarantine

Being quarantined is, at its very benign, a ‘social fact’ in the life of the Bharatiya aurat

31 May 2020 12:30 AM

Manoranjan Byapari: ‘I haven’t written my best story yet'

A conversation with a working class hero and a man of many adventures

14 Mar 2020 11:14 PM

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Reluctant writer pens a book about publishing

Dean went on to establish the Mahomed Baths in London and came to be known as the “shampooing surgeon”.

14 Feb 2020 2:53 AM

‘You want to, but you cannot live in the past’

You want to but can’t live in the past, so you live with a pain that eats at you constantly.

09 Feb 2020 8:35 AM

No intention to be RBI governor: Abhijit Banerjee

Oraganiser and author William Darlymple draws analogy between East India Company and current British govt.

31 Jan 2020 1:17 AM

Let’s embrace opinion, dissent: Ashok Gehlot

13th edition of the 5-day Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off.

31 Jan 2020 1:12 AM

Places, poetry and pushing boundaries

Talking about poetry is like taking a hot bath in a tub with your clothes on, says poet-writer Jeet Thayil.

28 Jan 2020 4:38 AM

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