Day: August 25, 2018

Swerving To Solitude: Keki Daruwalla’s take on Emergency, Communism

By A Staff Writer Seema, married to a Deputy Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Secretariat, voices her dissent during the Emergency, which leads (inevitably) to marital discord and, less predictably, to a new reckoning of her mother’s private history – mama’s feelings for MN Roy, a major leader of the Communist movement in British India

What’s inside House of Trump, House of Putin?

By A Staff Writer In House of Trump, House of Putin (Published by Penguin, ) Craig Unger, New York Times best-selling author, offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House. It is a chilling story that begins in

Love, Take Two offers a Bollywood script

By A Staff Writer She’s tall, beautiful and one of Bollywood’s leading ladies. He’s goofy, l oves to wear outlandish clothes and is constantly in trouble with reporters. When Vicky Behl and Kritika Vadukut meet on the sets of the period drama Ranjha Ranjha, everyone agrees they have serious chemistry–and not just on screen. But after

Who were The Last Englishmen? Deborah Baker has the answers

By A Staff Writer The Last Englishmen (Penguin Random House India)  by Deborah Baker is a gripping and exhilarating journey through the Indian subcontinent at the end of the  British Empire. W.H. Auden and Stephen Spender were the cutting-edge English poets of their generation, influential inter-war figures on the cusp of culture and polit ics.