The writer and the man were inextricably intertwined. Both not made for the faint-hearted.
'Despite my immediate and assertive actions in support of you, I stand wrongly defaced and accused of having...
A desi equivalent of an American soap or an Asian-American Mills & Boon?
The Jnanpith award can do little to upset the silent, internal spaces for Nirmal Verma
Proof of a maturing oeuvre
The Parsi author on Earth, the film adaptation of her book Ice-Candy Man
A delicate, subtle debut that belies the hype which heralded it
Despite a worldwide ban on chiru hunting, shahtoosh shawls made from its wool continue to be a craze with...
As hybrid orchid farms mushroom all across the country, the demand for, and profits from, this rare flower...
Acclaimed psychoanalyst and writer Sudhir Kakar talks to Shoma Chaudhury about the ambivalences and...
In reaction to the razzmatazz of recent years, a new traditionalist mood sets in over Durga Puja
It's come trailing clouds of hype, but Deepa Mehta's film 'Earth' fails to strike a raw chord
As the world moves towards saving them, in India there is an upsurge in whale shark hunting
Singh fends off questions about his sex life
With a keen eye for detail, designer Ritu Kumar traces the fascinating history of Indian textiles in her book...
A powerful debut on Partition and two women's struggle for love
Two English translations bring Qurratulain Hyder, the legendary Urdu writer, into focus
In workaholic, stress-ridden Japan, Indian films take on the unlikely role of a spiritual balm