Tiger Terrain

Prabhakaran was terrified of peace. He lived off terror. But how did the LTTE fund its campaigns of sustained violence? This riveting account explains how

The Long Bore

The story is about the author’s father who travels down memory lane beginning from pre-Partition Hindustan, and everything else afterward

Critical Condition

Last fortnight, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra was nominated for the chair of Professor of Poetry at Oxford. Here, he lambastes English literary sensibility in India

Riot and Wrong

As the Jarnail Singh incident reminds us, the 1984 anti-Sikh riots still rankle. This essay from Khushwant Singh’s Why I Supported the Emergency explains why

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