Robotic surgery may have been a pipe dream in the ’90s, but it’s very much a reality now. As India looks set for a massive spike in the number of robot-aided surgeries, Aditya Mani Jha assesses the pros and cons of surgeons adopting robots to help them at the operating table.

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Litti-chokha dreams washed down with a Peter Scot

One of the reasons why Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi is considered a landmark in Indian cinema is the way it describes the aftermath of a failed revolution...

Sebastian Cortes | 21st Feb
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21st Feb
Director: Sriram Raghavan
Starring: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Varun Dhawan, Huma Qureshi

You don't need me to tell you that 15 years is a long period of time. You are not the same person at 25 as you are at 40 or, for that matter, at any t...


March 21 - April 19

Despite the fact that there is quite a bit on your plate, you’ll be able to carry out tasks in your own way and style this week.


POWERFUL NUMBERS: 4th, 6th, 10th, 15th, 19th, 24th, 31st

GEMS: Black pearl: Public relations

COLOURS: Mustard yellow

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A slice of British Raj crumbled, and a UKIP political stew
21st Feb

Indian Summers Indian Summers is Channel 4's new disintegrating British Raj epic, a perio...

Munish Dhiman

"I got so inclined to designing that it became an abiding passion for me which remains the warp and woof of my psyche."

Dolly Ahluwalia

Costume designer & actor

Acting might have added yet another National Award to her kitty (for assaying the role of Ayushmann ...

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Voice & beats, strings & sad things
21st Feb


One Little Indian Records

Vulnicura is a defining record of sorts. Your ladyfriend of three years dumped you and it hurts? Ask yourself truthfully...

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February 2015
The Ghanta Awards

Epicentre at Apparel House, Gurgaon

Abhorred by Bollywood, this award ceremony, conducted by comedians of the ilk of Sorabh Pant, Kunal Rao, Sahil Shah and Sapan Verma, will see them ripping apart poor film performances, putting a slapstick end to film careers with sheer wit and snark.

"Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it’s like they didn’t fade away at all."

Bob Dylan

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