Film
08 May 2007
The millennium-old Sanskrit treatise about the art of love, Kama Sutra, describes many different ways in which a lover...
Culture
23 April 2007
In April 1930, Mohandas Gandhi challenged the British empire by making a fistful of salt from the Arabian Sea at Dandi...
Books
19 March 2007
Are good intentions enough to make a good novel? That's the central dilemma posed by Raj Kamal Jha in his third novel,...
World Affairs
22 January 2007
In late December, police in Nithari in northern India arrested Moninder Singh Pandher and his servant Surendra,...
Politics
25 September 2006
A history textbook that revels in globalisation, praises the role of the New York Stock Exchange and stresses the...
International Politics
31 July 2006
India may not be terrific at football, but it knows how to score an own goal. Its bureaucrats have done just that, with...
Asia
24 July 2006
There are two words in Mumbai's street Hindi that accurately describe its character. One is khadoos, meaning one who...
Books
15 May 2006
On the day before Suharto was forced to resign his presidency in 1998, after 32 years in power, you could see fire in...
Lifestyle
12 December 2005
Duncan Fletcher knows how to manage expectations. Anticipating a draw in the final Test against Pakistan, the coach of...
Asia
22 August 2005
There is no tiger left in Sariska, the famous sanctuary where in 1985 the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi took his...
Culture
09 February 2004
To fully appreciate the achievements of Nissim Ezekiel, the Indian poet who died last month aged 80 in Bombay, we...
World Affairs
20 October 2003
Forget Arnold Schwarzenegger's triumph in California. Much more interesting and significant for the future of American...
Human Rights
06 October 2003
The plight of Afghan women under the Taliban has been well documented. Women were denied education and employment, and...
International Politics
01 September 2003
Late in the evening, as the muezzin's call pierces the darkening sky over Mostar and the mosque's minaret brightens in...
International Politics
21 July 2003
The next country to rush to the International Monetary Fund to get out of financial crisis may find that India is part...

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