Books This Weekend: Of dons, Jodha-Akbar, love and terror

New Delhi--Explore the story of Bengaluru's underworld that has been ruled by shrewd and notorious dons; read about the Mughal emporer Akbar and his...

How amazing things of everyday use came into being and why we should appreciate...

By Saket Suman  Book: Plato's Alarm Clock and Other Amazing Ancient Inventions; Author: James M. Russell; Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Limited/Hachette India; Price: Rs 399/...

Bookends: Love, struggles and call center scams

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Northeast will be key to linkages with southeast Asia: VK Singh

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A political theorist’s act of resistance against his Partition ghost

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Guides on parenting, environment and memory

New Delhi-- Take a journey to transcend your fears and illusions around parenting; discover how to ditch plastic, reduce your rubbish and start taking...

Explore K.L. Saigal’s soulful renditions, examine where AI’s taking us and ponder over gravitas

New Delhi-- Kundan Lal Saigal once strode like a collosus over the Hindi and Bangla music worlds, jovial and good-humoured but never sharing his personal...

Jazz Age Bombay and murder most foul in purdah

By Vikas Datta  Title: A Murder on Malabar Hill; Author: Sujata Massey; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 440; Price: Rs 399 India is modernising in...

Many languages, one literature

(Editor's note: This article, by Namita Gokhale, is the first of two exclusively written for IANS ahead of the Jaipur Literature Festival. The second...

Book Review:Tales of grit: The lives of female Nobel Peace laureates

By Bhavana Akella Bengaluru--It was in 1905 that the first Nobel Prize for Peace was won by a woman, Bertha von Suttner. Since then, there...

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