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A maverick’s fight with the powerful & corrupt

Sanjay Dhingra is a rumdrinking maverick inventorentrepreneur whose rivals are all out to destroy him, unleashing power, seduction, theft and forgery.

published : 06 May 2021

Can the dead tell stories?

It seems so in Dead Men Tell Tales, a compilation of real, bone-chilling cases of murder and suicide, by forensic surgeon Dr Umadathan

published : 06 May 2021

INTERVIEW| It's not over, I am still young: Kabir Bedi on autobiography 'Stories I Must Tell'

Kabir Bedi on The Beatles, asking John Lennon whether he took LSD, Promita’s streaking episode, marrying in haste and for the wrong reasons, and lessons learnt

published : 02 May 2021

'Louiz Banks: A Symphony of Love' book review| Celebrating India's Jazz King

Somehow this book seems much longer than its 242 pages, which in most cases is an easy ramble for a book lover.

published : 02 May 2021

'Civil Lines' book review: When family secrets unfold  

A chance conversation in the house that inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables convinced her that houses carry the imprints of their owners' trauma.

published : 02 May 2021

'Midnight's Borders' book review: A skewed presentation

More than 500 princely kingdoms got sucked into the Indian Republic after independently gaining independence from the British.

published : 02 May 2021

Going by the Book: Kerala and Telangana men crowdsource libraries to connect bookworms

Shankar Reddy Patlolla in Telangana and Vijesh in Kerala are establishing libraries in their towns and villages to combat the reading famine.

published : 02 May 2021

The rom-crom raconteur

Author Anuja Chauhan knows how to paint Delhi in different strokes.

published : 01 May 2021

‘Ramdhan had been in pain for 10 days’

The man looked familiar. Ramdhan peeped from behind a tree to take a closer look at him, and froze.

published : 29 Apr 2021

The climate of crisis

Climate change is real, and it is exploding right now in front of us. And yet, most of us are ignoring it and some are denying it.

published : 29 Apr 2021

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev seeks to unravel karma in new book.

The author says for far too long, the word karma has been either grotesquely over-simplified or needlessly mystified.

published : 27 Apr 2021

Window to reality

Etaf Rum paints a brutal picture of her community in the debut novel ‘A Woman Is No Man’. The sufferings of women and girls are narrated with no sugar coating

published : 27 Apr 2021

My relationship with history is romantic: Farhat Nasreen on writing 'The Great Mughals'

The Great Mughals is a term used to describe the most powerful of the Mughal emperors; Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb.

published : 25 Apr 2021

A tale of coping with loss, 'The Unmarriageable Man' shows that love metamorphoses into grief

A tale of coping with loss, The Unmarriageable Man, shows that it is love that metamorphoses into grief
 

published : 25 Apr 2021

Dalai Lama biography: The story of a simple monk

Sixty years down the road, comes this biography of the Dalai Lama. It is as authentic and intimate as one can possibly desire.

published : 25 Apr 2021