articles by Amitabha Bagchi


Tulsidas’ great act of reconciliation: Bringing together of the human and the divine in the figure of Ram

Driven to take the story of Ram to a wider audience, Tulsidas spared no effort in popularising his masterful reworking of Valmiki’s Ramayana, the Ramcharitmanas.


Half the Night is Gone: Read an excerpt from Amitabha Bagchi's evocative new novel

Set in early 20th century Old Delhi, 'Half the Night is Gone' tells the story of a celebrated Hindi novelist Vishwanath, heartbroken by the recent loss of his son. The tragedy spurs him to write a tale.