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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.
Aug 17, 2016
The day I saw Sachin Tendulkar bat, I knew he was special: Ramakant AchrekarIn this excerpt from 'Ramakant Achrekar: Master Blaster's Master', the author revisits the first interaction between Sachin Tendulkar and Ramakant Achrekar.
Aug 16, 2016
Modi’s rise seems to coincide with Pakistan’s change of Afghanistan strategy: 'Sleepwalking to Surrender'Array
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 16, 2016
Decoding the man who is David Headley: An excerpt from 'The Mind of a Terrorist'Headley found more than 20 targets for terrorism, which he reported to Lashkar-e-Taiba. And he delivered roughly 50 hours’ worth of video from Mumbai.
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
Jul 01, 2016
'Exile was not new for Narasimha Rao,' says 'Half-Lion', new biography on former PM“Half-Lion: How PV Narasimha Rao transformed India”looks at the former's PM's rise to power, and subsequent fall