Jul 26, 2014 04:45 PM
In the affluent world of second-generation Indian-Americans, weddings are a memorable mix of the wacky and the traditional. Carnatic music played in the background as 200 guests waited for the wedding ceremony to begin. A Bollywood tune played as the bri
Jul 26, 2014 04:28 PM
A tongue-in-cheek reaction to the debate over dress codes in private clubs. “I say, Jeeves,” remarked Bertie raising a perplexed eyebrow, as the Woosters are wont to do when deep in thought. “Here’s a rum thing. I’ve just be
Jul 26, 2014 04:26 PM
Tom Alter talks to the writer in Dudhwa National Tiger Reserve and says he is more than just the token firang of Hindi cinema. I ventured deep into the core area of the Dudhwa National Tiger Reserve during the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections in search of the Th
Jul 26, 2014 04:33 PM
How India has come to be known as the second most racist country in the world. “It’s sad that Nido had to die for us to be able to speak out openly of how unwelcome we feel in this city.” The tragic death of the 19-year-old college stud
Jul 26, 2014 03:49 PM
Two weeks were not enough to do justice to a variety of tapas. “There is no night life in Spain. They stay up late but they get up late. That is not night life. That is delaying the day…” Ernest HemingwayOf course Papa Hemingway burned
Jul 26, 2014 04:43 PM
The fast-declining hare population in India calls for immediate attention, say the writers. A magician can’t pull out a rabbit out of his hat in India. Neither can Alice follow a rabbit down the tree hole here. Not because an Indian magician is an
Jul 26, 2014 04:32 PM
Growing up is fascinating, especially when you have someone to look up to. Sometimes when I watch or hear children calling their parents outdated or different, I think about my own childhood, especially about my father. He was a metallurgist, who loved l
Jul 26, 2014 04:15 PM
The writer visits M.F. Husain’s final series of paintings at the V&A Museum, London, and comes away amazed at his accurate representations of our country. Eight giant tryptych paintings — each 12ft x 18ft — dominate the gallery spac
Jul 26, 2014 03:47 PM
In conversation with London-based chef, restaurateur and inveterate rice-lover, Das Sreedharan. Das Sreedharan went to London to study accountancy, but ended up opening the Rasa chain of restaurants and making his mark in global cuisine. Sreedharan, who
Jul 26, 2014 03:45 PM
Forget the fast-food joints at Sentosa, says the writer, Singapore has much more to offer. Just a short cab ride away from the bustling city centre of Singapore is Sentosa Island. As you cross the causeway that links this islet to the mainland, the gleam
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