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Oct 20, 2016
Book excerpt: How bulls, bears & other beasts play the Indian stock marketInside story of how Lala and Old Fox hammered away an energy stock
Oct 17, 2016
'Churchill and Gandhi were never going to be friends': Walter ReidIn his new book Historian Walter Reid offers another glimpse into the long explored and considered role of the Empire in shaping India’s colonial history. In this extract from the chapter titled ‘Looking Behind Churchill’s Words’, Reid argues that one of the few faults that Winston Churchill had, were found in his treatment of India.
Jul 29, 2016
Book excerpt: In India, a tangled maze of corporate-politician nexus and corruptionWhen you attempt to unmask the appalling double games of the people that run India and drive its economy, and put together evidence of their duplicity, they will deploy ingenious methods to silence you
Jul 22, 2016
There is no grand conspiracy to call India intolerant: ‘Words Matter: Writings against Silence’In this excerpt from his essay ‘In Search of Tolerance’ Salil Tripathi writes on why tolerance is a necessity and not just a virtue.
Jul 06, 2016
Emotions or opinions cannot be stifled by legislation: ‘On Nationalism’In this extract from his essay ‘Nationalism and its contemporary discontents in India’ lawyer and historian AG Noorani talks about the roots of sedition
Jul 04, 2016
RSS’ effort has been to reach out to an ‘authentic’ India of the hoary past: 'On Nationalism'In this excerpt from his book ‘On Nationalism’, Sadanand Menon explores the cultural ideas behind the nation state
Sep 10, 2015
Book excerpt from Scion of Ikshvaku: Sita is suave and fearless in Amish’s RamayanaAmish Tripathi, the author of the bestselling Shiva trilogy, is out with his new book. After Lord Shiva, it is Lord Rama's turn to be novelized into Amish's fantasy re-imagining of the Ramayana in his new book, Scion of Ikshvaku.
Jul 09, 2015
Indian Political Humour: Nothing to Laugh AboutLong before Narendra Modi said he missed wit and humour in parliament, Shashi Tharoor had been hunting through the archives for Indian political wit.
May 27, 2015
Book Excerpt: A Victorian Meat Grinder in an Indian Vegetarian KitchenGood kitchen cookbooks tend to be a feast for the eyes, but Tiffin stands out because it is part cookbook (with tempting photographs of food), part graphic novel (thanks to Mohit Suneja's illustrations) and altogether delightful
May 18, 2015
The Aruna Shanbaug story: 'Perhaps she's paying for all our sins'It's a heartbreaking account of what happened to Aruna Shanbaug, how her body survived a horrific rape and how the medical staff of KEM Hospital resolutely stood by her and cared for her