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Master cartographer

When asked about VP Menon, a khandani Delhiwallah chuckled and went, Who? In the 69th year of Independence, one doesn't pause to think about the way India's map looked under the British. What strikes one most after a ceaseless scrutiny of historical ... The Statesman, 2 days ago

Delhi: People don't care about AAP-police war, want only safety

Provided by Firstpost New Delhi: As the tussle between the Aam Aadmi Party and the police intensifies in Delhi, and the so-called experts in the media and elsewhere continue viewing the matter through the prism of politics, the real stakeholder in ...
 MSN News US1 month ago AAP govt vs cops: Who controls police immaterial, we want security say Delhiites  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Say it Again with a Rosogolla in the Mouth

Open Essay As Odisha makes a historical claim over the sweet, please remember that Bengali cuisine has been as peripatetic as Bengalis Posterity misquoted Gopal Krishna Gokhale. He didn't say What Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow.
 Open3 weeks ago

The hectic days when Azadi was attained

The slogan of Azadi (freedom), long heard by generations of Indians, became a reality on 15 August, 1947 but not before many heartaches on both sides of the newly-demarcated Indo-Pak border. In Punjab and Sindh refugees coming to India were a ...
 The Statesman3 weeks ago

The fantastic swimmers of the Yamuna

The Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai had a maternal uncle, Master Qamaruddin who, after giving up teaching, became a majzoob (one possessed). He spent his days floating on the Yamuna and nights in a dingy room on the river bank in early 20th century. No ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
DAWN Group

Food Stories: Mango sharbat

Our annual love affair with mango is fervent, albeit short. Mirza Ghalib best understood our relationship with the mango, and William Dalrymple in his book The Last Mughal quoted the following, defining it aptly; For Ghalib, the late evening was ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Forget e-books. Here are the oldest bookstores in India

Reading habits have changed a lot the years; from the soft rustling of paper and the beautiful smell that accompanies old novels reminding one of days gone by, to e-books and e-book readers which are supposed to make the entire experience of reading ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Indian Express

No Proof Required: Conflict of interest, anyone?

In 2011, Ajay Maken decided to introduce a draft National Sports Development Bill to bring the BCCI under the RTI. (Illustration: C R Sasikumar) Conflict of interest is now a household phrase. Mainstream media (MSM) and the Congress party are the ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Column: Conflict of interest, anyone?

Conflict of interest is now a household phrase. Mainstream media (MSM) and the Congress party are the flag-bearers of this new-found morality in public life. The Congress criticises, and the MSM (particularly, English TV) hyper-ventilates and ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

The night sky

It's fascinating to scan the night sky these days, not long after the Ramzan moon. The Evening Star is just as bright as the Morning Star, and some look at both and make a wish like their forebears, who enjoyed English teacher Anne Taylor's nursery ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
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