Munaf Kapadia worked at Wrigley and then Google before leaving it all to start The Bohri Kitchen with his mother from their home in Colaba. Read an excerpt from his book.
In a new edition of V.N. Datta’s 1969 classic ’Jallianwala Bagh’, Nonica Datta writes that Gen. Dyer ‘wanted to punish Amritsar more’.
Nitin A. Gokhale -
In ‘Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple Life’, Nitin A. Gokhale explores how India’s first IIT-qualified chief minister strengthened India's national security.
Kobad Ghandy -
In ‘Fractured Freedom’, Communist Kobad Ghandy writes about the 10 years he spent in the prisons of Delhi, Hyderabad, Patiala, Visakhapatnam, Hazaribagh and Surat on terror charges.
Tara Krishnaswamy -
In ‘Her Right to Equality’, Tara Krishnaswamy writes on efforts needed to create a gender-balanced Parliament and politics in India.
In ‘Wild and Wilful’, Neha Sinha writes that the re-wilding of the barren Yamuna Biodiversity Park was so successful that an apex predator walked in — only to be removed for ‘its own safety’.
In ‘Untranquil Recollections’, economist and freedom fighter Rehman Sobhan writes about the challenges faced by the newly independent Bangladesh in the early years.
In ‘The Execution of Bhagat Singh’, Satvinder Singh Juss writes how Bhagat Singh’s hanging was ‘one of the bloodiest deeds ever undertaken by the British Labour Government’.
A.S. Panneerselvan -
In ‘Karunanidhi: A Life’, A.S. Panneerselvan writes about Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the man who became a metaphor for modern Tamil Nadu.
In ‘All Roads Lead North’, Amish Raj Mulmi writes that the Gyirong–Kathmandu train has been in China-Nepal talks for over a decade. But who will it really help?
Don’t just celebrate Ambedkar’s birthday. Follow the democracy he envisioned for India.
It’s an ominous sign for India, where fuel consumption still hasn’t fully recovered from last year’s national lockdown that saw oil demand fall to the lowest since 2007.
De-escalation before disengagement could give China an advantage as it can move troops back much faster than India due to its better infrastructure.
Court’s order to ASI to survey Gyanvapi Mosque for remains of old Kashi Vishwanath Temple questions the optimism that Ayodhya wouldn’t be repeated.