Friday, Dec 03, 2021

Khushwant Singh

How Bhagat Singh Was Sentenced Based On The Testimony Of Kushwant Singh's Father Sobha Singh

Mar 23, 2017 Ushinor Majumdar

The Indian Law Journal claims that all the witnesses had been coached and that Bhagat Singh had put the gun on a table before surrendering.

Khushwant Singh's Death Wish And Urdu Poetry

Dec 15, 2015 R.L. Saggar

How Urdu poetry provided Khushwant Singh solace and comfort towards the end of his life.

The Ghosts Of Khushwant Singh's Delhi

We are answerable for having let our religious identities drive us to killing each other. Khushwant Singh has shown us some of our handiwork in Delhi.


Aug 13, 2010 Khushwant Singh

"I had even written my own obit in 1943 when I was still in my twenties. It later appeared in a collection of short stories"

Khushwant: RIP

This obituary was published 31 years, one month and 7 days prematurely: in the Sunday Observer dated February 13, 1983.

10 February, 2014

'The Man Who Gets Things Done'

Ramachandra Guha

Khushwant Singh has just entered his 100th year. Time to recall an essay detailing why he once extolled Sanjay Gandhi, just the way a brash, bullying politician is currently being saluted

21 April, 2009

'Sex On Their Brains'

Vinod Mehta

When two legendary editors get together for a no-holds-barred conversation ranging from sex, dirty jokes to Maneka's "badly brought up" son, Varun, there is really nothing to hide. Excerpts from a recent conversation

22 January, 2008

Lost In Translation

Frances W. Pritchett

I'd like to believe that Khushwant Singh was writing with a wonderfully self-mocking sense of humour, but the whole peevish tone of his review suggests that when he says he f

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A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...

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Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


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Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

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An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh