Unpublished stories, translations, rare sketches and a screenplay—three generations of Rays shine with undimmed radiance
In this astute analysis, Dara’s popular image is replaced by a man influenced by complex political-religious pulls typical of his age
Through a narrator cut adrift in a nameless Italian town, Jhumpa Lahiri approaches her old concerns from a fresh angle
This book, while depicting the pain and suffering of those left out of Assam’s NRC, establishes official arguments and figures as fallacious
This scorchingly honest twin biography of Gandhi and Jinnah focuses on the endgame at the autumn of British rule that led to Partition’s bloodletting. In doing so, it explodes a few myths.
Gulzar’s anthology of poems from across the sub-continent is a masterclass of translation as extension of exquisite sensibility
Vidhu Vincent’s nuanced graphic memoir on the Emergency examines that nadir of political practice through its warm, puzzling embrace in Kerala and the rebels who dared to say nay
A former diplomat sweeps through Bengal’s history to narrate the story of its Partition, which she deems was avoidable
A gut-wrenching memoir of the ’90s recalls Kashmir’s descent into daily tragedies
Budhini Mejhan, a unique victim of the Nehruvian dream, stands for other unfortunates. This novel intensifies her story.
Poetry holds a mirror to…the global pandemic and climate change
The warp and weft of Partition history define the Sindhis—the diaspora and those in India
Scalpel in hand, a former foreign secretary picks at the faultlines of Indian geopolitics
Rituparna Chatterjee puts together a cross-genre memoir where the tale of childhood abuse is transcreated through touches of magical realism
Two experts talk about using anger against rogue capitalism, which is abetted by populist politics, into initiating change
A panoramic survey of the subcontinent’s shakti peethas, soaked in myth and tradition
Soumitra’s versatility went beyond acting. This book gives him his due as a poet, thespian and painter.
Shyamala Harris raised her daughters to become proud Black Americans. Her remarkable life is the radiating point of key nodes of Kamala Harris’s public career
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.