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Moor's Latest Sigh

Moor's Latest Sigh

20 March, 2000 Sanjay Suri

Rushdie's new India link is a Chennai-born model

Ticket For Two ,Please

Ticket For Two ,Please

06 March, 2000 Pritha Sen

OUP’s Rukun Advani quits in a huff as a ban on couples is clamped


Farewell Cantos

K. Satchidanandan

Biblio Files

Biblio Files

27 December, 1999 Alok Rai

The critics' choice of some of the memorable books of the year 1999


Honour Roll

The Crossword Book Award, which hopes to evolve into the Indian equivalent of the Booker, has raised its prize money from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 3 lakh this year. It's also started a new award for Indian language fiction translations for the same amount. H

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18 October, 1999

In Soft Focus

Archana Jahagirdar

A new biography reveals the Big B’s human face


11 October, 1999

Blades Of Grass

Soutik Biswas

Calcutta is intensely close to Gunter Grass. It brings out the layers of complexity which constitute the Nobel laureate's sensibilities.


27 September, 1999

Royal Regalia

Shoma Chaudhury

With a keen eye for detail, designer Ritu Kumar traces the fascinating history of Indian textiles in her book 'Costumes and Textiles of Royal India'


06 September, 1999

Britannica Goes Asian

Saibal Chatterjee

An unprecedented initiative will result in a South Asian edition


23 November, 1998

Clerical Terror

Arshad Mahmud

Four years after the storm, Taslima Nasreen remains unrepentant


16 November, 1998

Gospel According To De Mello

Saira Menezes

The unorthodox writings of Indian priest Anthony de Mello create an uproar in Rome


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26 October, 1998

The Indian Booker: Who Will Win?

"Who is India's best writer of the moment?" A debatable question the first Crossword Book Award seeks to determine.


26 October, 1998

No Freedom From Fatwa?

Sanjay Suri

The Iranian government may have distanced itself from the fatwa against Rushdie, but fundamentalists haven't


19 October, 1998

Taking On Feudal Lords

Khaled Ahmed

Tehmina Durrani's new book on the debauchery of clerics raises a storm in Pakistan


05 October, 1998

Reprieve At Last?

Sanjay Suri

Nine years after the fatwa, a relieved Rushdie gains 'freedom'


10 August, 1998

Don't Hang Up On Books

Shameem Akhtar

No time to check out the bookstores? Order by phone or online.



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25 May, 1998

Uncrowned Faiz

Sunil Mehra

Pakistan's premier poet comes to Delhi to pay homage to Ghalib


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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