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Sanjay Sipahimalani
BIBLIO FILE
A Swedish mystery à la Murakami
6th Sep

Beset by thoughts of a mysterious incident, an alienated individual walks alone down city streets facing an unnamed...

BLOT
Sound and Vision
Corporate funding alone does not a great artist make
10th May

There is some value in discussing the dilemmas of contemporary arts funding in India today. Taking care of BLOT! fo...

PRAYAAG AKBAR
GROUND REPORT
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Mancunian Empire
26th Apr

The news filtered in, coming to us not quite o'er the glens and dales and distilleries of Scotland, but certainly w...

INDRAJIT HAZRA
POX INDI KA
Waiting for Messi: Will 2014 finally be the genius’ year?
14th Jun

By the time this column comes out, I'll be either exhausted or still riding on a gargantuan fake-sugar rush. Three ...

Shougat Dasgupta
A Fan’s Notes
How would this German side fare against the best ever?
23rd Jul

A couple of years ago, while I was the books editor of a magazine, an intern worked with us over the summer. Half-I...

ABHIMANYU DAS
VIDEO DROME
A mordant satire on marriage relentlessly inspects the male ego
27th Sep

Films about newly minted married couples usually focus on the wedding. The couple gets engaged, the wedding is plan...

Trisha Gupta
POST FACTO
A receipt for your recipe? Cooking and the question of credit
9th Aug

Can you copyright a kathi roll? Payal Saha thinks you can. Saha, who started the first Kati Roll Company in Greenwi...

Sumana Roy
Free Verse
Hot potato: Why the tuber needs to be reimagined
13th Sep

I began singing — and dancing to — "One Potato, Two Potato" — with my nearly three year old nephew at around ...

My husband keeps a tab on my earnings
20th Sep

Q. I'm a 22-year-old jewellery designer and own a small showroom — i...

"“ Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings.” "

John Updike

LAKSHMAN MENON
LONDON CALLING
Scotch the Rumours
27th Sep

There was international surprise — and schadenfreude — when the government announced that Scotland would hold a...

Isha Singh Sawhney
PERFECT ON PAPER
Selfphenomenon hits new levels of crazy
30th Aug

Chances are, you haven't heard of mushiba mitaina poozu or "cavity hurts" pose. The Japanese, constantly burdened ...

AISHWARYA  SUBRAMANIAN
LEFT OF COOL
The faux-Latin vows of a loveless marriage
27th Sep

Marriage is hell for Zuleika, sold off far too young to be the bride of a rich man. The daughter of immigrant shopk...

Manasi Subramaniam
THE UPSTART CROW
Why no woman ought to marry Mr Darcy
27th Sep

For me, the days of romanticising the romance between Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice...

OMAIR AHMAD
FULL SPECTRUM
The many myths of marriage
27th Sep

Few things rival marriage as a social institution. For example, the most common theme in mythology are creation myt...

SOMNATH BATABYAL
NOMAD NOTES
You and your kid are welcome in Estonia
20th Sep

Estonia? Is that in Finland? My sister was asking about my sudden holiday within a holiday destination. We had bee...

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