The writer is Associate Editor.
Games, by Irving Finkel, is a better souvenir than the Kohinoor.
Diabetes now affects all classes of society, and this book puts the egalitarian disease in perspective
TV stations try to rustle up khichdi fears, forgetting it’s comfort food. Elsewhere, Russia has touched a nerve with the Brits
Stephen Hawking, the world famous scientist, passed away on March 14, 2018. Hawking belittled the afterlife as a “fairy story for people afraid of the dark.”
The national myth suggests that the Chinese-American and the Indian-American are fundamentally different, but they achieve the same paradise on earth because they are American first. Exactly like the Americans who are just American.
Literary critic Bruce King’s memoir records his peripatetic life across the globe, including his sojourn in the “small world of modern Indian poetry in English”
Journals that are peepholes into lived histories of the modern era.
Yet another White House communications director, Hope Hicks, has resigned, and the rise of creepy cameras
How Mandarin, briefly, was Pakistan’s third official language and the overload of prettiness in the Trudeau portraits.
A new book on Gumnami Baba offers a refreshing take on the man many believed to have been Subhas Chandra Bose.
In the US, schools continue to bear the brunt of an inexplicable gun policy. Meanwhile, internet archiving helps the press to press on in darker times
Cameras covering the Parliament can get stuck on a single subject and the LoL vs Protocol fiasco in the Upper House
Who would you rather believe?
Of godmen who eclipse reason, how Wired has unplugged from free content and the non-promise of a promissory note
There is much anxiety over fake news and misleading discourses the world over, but in India, a minister’s dismissal of the theory of evolution and the release of Padmaavat remain prime preoccupations
The tensions between religion and science which Satya Pal Singh has tried to ignite have a long history.
It’s a futile exercise to seek authenticity in abstractions such as colour and language.
Two objects, part of a series of many envisioned by humanity, which has shaped our private lives and public histories
Irrespective of the dreams of TV personalities, a channel is just a medium of communication.
Andy Weir’s second book doesn’t take off as spectacularly as his first — he can do better than a bumpy space heist.
'The real success of a city depends on its ability to make available its facilities and resources equitably. Everybody who lives there must have access to what the city offers, be it housing, drinking water, healthcare, safety or educational opportunities,' says Sheila Dikshit.