Mukul Kesavan pays tribute to UR Ananthamurthy: "I first met U.R. Ananthamurthy in 2001, at a literary festival in a small town in south-western France, Villeneuve-sur-Lot. It was a festival with an Indian focus, so there were several Indian writers gathered there: Nirmal Verma, Allan Sealy, Amitav Ghosh, Ambai and many others." Read more ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Mukul Kesavan is a writer based in Delhi. His most recent book is Homeless on Google Earth (Permanent Black, 2013). 'Love jihad' is a sharp new name for a squalid prejudice. The cadres of the Sangh Parivar have, for years, described mixed unions, ...Siasat Daily, 1 month ago Opinion: The BJP and Hindu-Muslim Romance NDTV, 1 month ago
Some words mean less than others. So rum, revenge, soap and winter make sense the moment they're heard or read. Abut, redoubt, discern and limpid are a bit slower-fused. Torpid, saturnine, remiss, rebarbative, endeavour hang like a Shar-Pei's folds off the bone beneath. Read Mukul Kesavan's superb piece on the Telegraph.Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu West Indies cricketers (from left) Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo and Dwayne Smith arrive at the Kochi Aiport on Monday for the first of the five one-dayers to be played on Wednesday. Photo: K.The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
SHILLONG, Sept 2 Concerned over a knowledge gap about the North East over decades that has created stereotypes and increased misunderstandings, historians and scholars met here to consider the development of a syllabi and teaching tools on the ...Assam Tribune, 1 month ago
Countercurrents.org The following is the full text of the petition submitted to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, demanding the public disclosure of the magisterial enquiry report (MER) investigating the encounter killing of five people by the ...Counter Currents, 1 month ago
Arnab Goswami's news show has an exciting fairground quality to it. It's like the coconut shy stall where the paying customer gets to throw balls at stranded nariyals. On the news hour, Goswami does the job for his viewers and since his targets are often netas, he provides his audience with a way of purging itself of its exasperation (long felt or Arnab-stoked) with desi politics. Read Mukul Kesavan's excellent piece for the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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