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Collateral damage

For a country of its size, India is quite a history-starved nation. We don’t have a memorial to the ...

A fragile tourist attraction on the ocean floorPakistan parliament approves new guidelines on ties with US
Agent Vinod
Jungfrau, Switzerland: At a restaurant high up in the Bernese Alps, four mysterious strangers come t...

A Dilliwala Pakistani

‘I came back home absolutely crestfallen. India was free and we, as would-be Pakistanis, were aliens...

The best seller

When The Hunger Games hit screens in India recently, it also ensured that the trilogy crept its way ...

Glimpse into a centurion feat

Marking its centenary in India, Oxford University Press has introduced the series Oxford India Peren...

Davidar & co launch new publishing company

Set up in May 2011 as an independent Indian publishing firm by David Davidar, who was with Penguin e...
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Beauty & the beast
Rogue Elephant is an extraordinarily hard-hitting, biting and candid tale of post-democratic India
Ready for Hillary
These edited extracts from HRC talk about the former US first lady’s 2016 campaign for the preside...
Give some, take some
With the Internet becoming almost a household appliance today, businesses need to dole out a lot of ...
Minority report
The Muslim community in India is in the throes of a ‘sea change’, thanks to the ‘new’ face of a youn...
Politically correct
Twists, turns, love and lust—Prisoner, Jailor, Prime Minister has all the ingredients for a fast-pac...
The real growth engine
India Uninc. throws up some interesting dimensions of the needs of the unincorporated sector, which,...
Breaking (s)even
7 Dreams to Reality shares the narratives of seven enterprises, which brought about a change in ...
Right on the mark
A Comma in a Sentence unfurls dramatic changes in the country over six generations
Glamour of clamour
Pankaj Mishra’s A Great Clamour is a remarkable book that is much ahead of its times and lyrically l...
State of the union
Remapping India is a well-researched attempt to explain how changing power structures drive demands ...
Sweetheart deals
What do online dating and economic principles have in common? Plenty, if a new book is to be belie...
On the shelf: The Snowden Files
Branson: Behind the Mask
Japanese ad-venture
If adman Sandeep Goyal’s memoirs are a lesson in professionalism in advertising, they are also an al...
Home away from home
Beloved Strangers traces Maria Chaudhuri’s journey from Dhaka to Jersey City—the result is a fresh l...
Off Target
Even though former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian makes a few good points for improving governanc...
On the shelf
Why do Jews win so many Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes? Is it true that some cultural groups outperform o...
Unlikely success
Democracy in India is many things at once—multiple, heterogeneous and hybrid—and in this lies the se...
Chaos theory
The Downfall of Money draws parallels between Germany of the 1920s and its EU peers today, focusing ...
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