What happens when a former financial department manager for a casino cruise ship feels like a change? Among other things, Auto!, a crazy travel documentary that involves ‘2 guys, 3 wheels, 1 helluva ride’.
After being categorised with beggars and prisoners in the Census for ‘not being engaged in economically productive work’, homemakers’ contribution to society was recently acknowledged by the Supreme Court.
He did a far better job of gaining knowledge of the larger sweep of history than any of his contemporaries. The confidence with which we condemn Nehru exposes the narrowness of our certainties more than it detracts from his achievements
Aatish Taseer's new novel, The Way Things Were, is an Indian classic spanning the eventful decades between the Emergency and the advent of Modi, set in Lutyens' Delhi. The novelist in conversation with the Editor of Open magazine