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#SundayReading- Where do old birds go to die?

  The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is Arundhati Roy’s first work of fiction in 20 years.Set in Delhi and Kashmir, the novel begins with Anjum -a...

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Ruskin Bond on the novels he loved most as a young boy

[Book Extract] My winter holidays lasted three months, and I spent most of my time reading, listening to the radio, or going for lonely bicycle rides....

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Ace Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away #RIP

Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passed away at the age of 84. She died at her residence in Mumbai following brief illness. MUMBAI:...

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He inspired many to keep ‘faith’ – #RIP, George Michael

Singer of cult classics like Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go, Careless Whisper and Last Christmas, George Michael passed away at his home on Christmas day....

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The unadulterated truth about the history of the word “clean”

BY ANATOLY LIBERMAN Its congener in Middle High German meant “brave, beautiful.” On that occasion and on several others, I noted that words may change...

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RIP Mubarak Begum, One of the Last Links With Hindi Cinema’s Golden Era

BY SIDHARTH BHATIA A file photo of singer Mubarak Begum. Credit: PTI With the death of Mubarak Begum in Mumbai at the age of 80, the last of the ‘Muslim’...

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If she’s successful, sexually frank like Kangana, she must be a witch?

  Adhyayan Suman‘s interview, saying the Queen star did ‘black magic’, is a new low even for our tabloid journalism. ANGSHUKANTA...

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#RIP- Legendary Classical Dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away at age of 97

Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away Special Arrangement Noted danseuse and Padma Bhushan recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai passed away today morning in Ahmedabad....

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#RIP- Veteran Actor Sadhana – An era of style and mystery comes to an end

Sadhana Shivdasani (1941-2015): Posted on: 01:40 PM IST Dec 25, 2015 | Updated on: 3:30 pm,Dec 25,2015 IST One of the most prominent actresses of late...

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#RIP – Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey passes away at 86

News of his tragic demise was shared by his niece Shaheen Aggarwal who took to Facebook to honour her uncle. PHOTO: FACEBOOK His niece Shaheen Aggrawal...

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