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Tribute to Sardar Patel, the ‘iron man’ who unified a fragmented India

In Sardar Patel: Unifier of Modern India, historian R.N.P. Singh presents a...

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Book by MHA officer reveals how UPA manufactured Hindu terror narrative

CBI sat on requests for evidence against Dawood as political quarters, in Chidambaram’s time, were against providing any.   Hindu...

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When did the mainstream appropriate Philip Roth?

Novelist Philip Roth, who died at the age of 85 last week, was considered a giant of American letters. But...

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Krishna was India’s unsung unifier

A salient aspect of Krishna Rajya is its emphasis on the need for a strong, centralised state, but one based...

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Writers who treat English as an Indian language

There was a time when Indian writers regarded the English language with suspicion or post-colonial contempt. But today, English is...

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‘Georgian London was a global hub, full of new things & ideas’

Author Imogen Hermes Gowar, whose debut novel, The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock, is getting rave reviews in Britain and has...

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Tandoor Murder is about peerless police work

The Tandoor Murder by Maxwell Pereira Publisher: Westland Books Price: Rs 599 Pages: 290 There have been scores of books...

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‘Lazy minds often confuse mythology with history’

In this interview with Latha Srinivasan, author Devdutt Pattanaik talks about the central role mythologies play in shaping societies, and...

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‘I raised my voice because secularism was under threat’

Acclaimed writer taslima Nasrin speaks to Latha Srinivasan about her views on feminism, secualrism, free speech and democracy—subjects she continues...