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Shiva's Light


A novel Shiva Naipaul wrote in his twenties still illumines Mahesh Rao’s world. What if Sir Vidia’s less famous sibling had stuck around a little longer?


Essays »

Little Wing

Little Wing

February 16, 2015, No Comments

Akshai Jain looks at one man's mission to explain the return migration,...

Memory’s Savour

January 30, 2015, 2 Comments

A Year in Delhi

January 8, 2015, No Comments

The Rights of Spring

January 8, 2015, No Comments

Art & Culture »

Just Like a Painting

Just Like a Painting

January 30, 2015, No Comments

Photography and cinema pushed painting beyond representation into new interpretations, says Deepika...

Water Worlds

December 7, 2014, No Comments

The Oracle and the Artist

November 12, 2014, No Comments

Graphic Content

November 1, 2014, No Comments

Features »

Fodder for the Furious

Fodder for the Furious

February 16, 2015, No Comments

Culture must lead to subversion, states Indrajit Hazra. Otherwise, "Tradition" risks being...

Dial of Serendipity

February 16, 2015, No Comments

Falling In Love Again

January 8, 2015, No Comments

Society »

To the Madness Born

To the Madness Born

November 12, 2014, No Comments

Sri Lankans thrive on their loony togetherness and divine discontent, says Ashok...

Transcendental Medication

September 1, 2014, 4 Comments

Khel Khel Mein

July 16, 2014, No Comments

Punjabi Tadka

July 16, 2014, 2 Comments

Fiction & Poetry »

Waiting for the Sun

Waiting for the Sun

January 30, 2015, No Comments

An extract from A Mirrored Life by Rabisankar Bal. Translated from the...

New Poem

January 8, 2015, No Comments

New Poems

December 7, 2014, No Comments

New Poems

December 7, 2014, No Comments

Photo Essays »

Mansions at Dusk

Mansions at Dusk

January 30, 2015, 4 Comments

The old homes of coastal Karnataka are reminders of another era, finds...

Beyond Orientalism

January 8, 2015, No Comments

Keepers of the Light

October 14, 2014, No Comments

Mountain Legacy

September 1, 2014, No Comments