25 years of Kargil: Lessons and the need for a ‘warcraft’

NEW DELHI: A strategy of ‘warcraft’ premised on...

Yodha brings India’s rich military history alive

NEW DELHI: The first volume of this illustrated...

Decoding India’s G20 legacy: The road ahead

NEW DELHI: India’s G20 Presidency exemplified how a...

Saumya Mehrotra

The wave that never was

Though MAGA Republicans have not fared well in the midterms, it still may not be time to dump Trump. Never before in the postwar history...

Biden must not allow illegal immigrants to swamp America

If 11 million undocumented migrants already in America are granted amnesty, it may create an impression in the minds of millions of others that...

Can the US breach the Chinese wall?

America and China have contrasting systems, but understanding the history of the Asian giant is a prerequisite to dealing effectively with the People’s Republic. When...

Biden will have his hands full in a post-Trump America

Though expectations from him are high, Joe Biden must tread cautiously to avoid aggravating already existing social divisions. In a turbulent America characterized by racial...

Free-spirited talent

As a performer, Farhan Akhtar has pursued his interests in multiple directions. He has made some of Bollywood’s most memorable films in recent years,...

Technoxian 2019: The science of robotics gets its young champions

The fifth edition of the international robotics championship “Technoxian”, organised by the All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA), was organised at Thyagraj...

The Indian chef who has mastered Italian cuisine

Celebrity chef Ritu Dalmia is known for popularising Italian cuisine in India. She is also a restaurateur with three ventures in Delhi, out of...

This Delhi kitchen feeds the hungry and serves a cause

The market at Nizamuddin basti is bustling with energy on a Thursday afternoon. There are some people chattering in front of a butchershop and...

Rejuvenate the mind, relax the body at Kerala’s Mekosha spa

Ayurveda can be defined as the science of life. It is a centuries-old healing science that has its roots in the Vedic period. It...

A leadership programme for women professionals

A mentoring workshop as well as leadership programme for women professionals, Corporate Diva is the only forum of its kind in India. Saumya Mehrotra...

The Shawshank Redemption as a belated cinema classic

First released in 1994, The Shawshank Redemption tanked at the box office. In the run up to the film’s silver jubilee on 10 September,...

First Indian chef to win a French Order of Merit

Earlier this week, Chef Priyam Chatterjee became the first Indian chef to be conferred L’Ordre du Mérite Agricole (the Order of Agricultural Merit) by...

Mumbai’s most vibrant food street recreated at Delhi fest

Food Exchange at Novotel, Aerocity, is hosting the Mohammad Ali Road Food Festival, which started on 2 August and ends today. It is themed...

Ruskin Bond paints a panorama with language

Ruskin Bond’s latest, Words From My Window, is a meditation on memory, nature and childhood. Saumya Mehrotra writes about the new book and about...

Nothing to be frightened of in this horror show

The city of Goa is all about beaches, resorts and summer getaways. However, the makers of Netflix’s latest mini-series, Typewriter, have given a completely new...

An endeavour to empower the transgender community

Rudrani Chettri is a transgender activist, who founded India’s first transgender modelling agency, Bold, in 2015. The first organisation of its kind, Bold is...

‘I like to go against the conventions of filmmaking’

Maltese director Peter Sant’s experimental film, Of Time and the Sea, was screened last week at the European Union Film Festival in Delhi. He...

India is becoming a popular farm-to-table hotspot

The farm-to-table concept has gained significant popularity in the past couple of years. However, if one seeks the exact definition of this idea, the...

Chernobyl’s nuclear winter captured on film

Even since its worldwide release, on 5 June, HBO’s latest miniseries Chernobyl has become the most talked about and analysed show in TV history,...

Culinary delights at Andhra and Telangana food fest

Jamie, a five-year-old, appeared restless on his chair as he struggled to get a peek into the red muslin-covered earthen pots that constantly drew...

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