Monday, May 25, 2020 | Last Update : 05:59 PM IST

62nd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra50231146001635 Tamil Nadu162778324112 Gujarat140636412858 Delhi134186540261 Rajasthan70283848163 Madhya Pradesh66653408290 Uttar Pradesh62683538161 West Bengal36671339272 Andhra Pradesh2780184156 Bihar257470211 Karnataka208965442 Punjab2060189840 Telangana1854109253 Jammu and Kashmir162180921 Odisha13365507 Haryana118476516 Kerala8485206 Assam393584 Jharkhand3701484 Uttarakhand317583 Chandigarh2621794 Chhatisgarh252640 Himachal Pradesh203594 Tripura1941650 Goa66160 Puducherry41120 Manipur3220 Meghalaya14121 Arunachal Pradesh210 Mizoram110 Sikkim100

Books Page-3

A PM who tried but failed to stay at the helm

Controversies had followed Desai right from the time he had entered the public arena in the 1920s.

24 Jan 2020 6:29 AM

Literary diaries

An overview of the recently concluded Kerala Lit Fest.

22 Jan 2020 12:13 AM

Love, Laugh and Live

An interview with Spanish author Francesc Miralles, who was at the Kerala Lit Fest, where he was invited as a guest speaker.

22 Jan 2020 12:11 AM

When Taslima met the characters she wrote in Lajja

On Day 3, the conversations turned to quieter, thoughtful themes.

21 Jan 2020 10:10 PM

Siraj-ud-daulah at Plassey: A critical review

Take George Bruce Malleson’s The Decisive Battles of India from 1746 to 1849, which is considered required reading for Plassey.

17 Jan 2020 2:29 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

Rail tracks, objects, memory, history

My walking point started at the outer limit of Carnoules village, at times towards Aix, and on other days towards the lake village of Besse.

17 Jan 2020 2:23 AM

Asiatic Society’s 2019 Reprints: Looking back at a glorious past

The meticulous translations of Sanskrit, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Tibetan and other works opened up India’s past to the rest of the world.

17 Jan 2020 2:14 AM

Friends from Potterverse don’t live up to promise

With a silver lightening bolt as the centrepiece of its glossy white cover, Accidental Magic begins with great promise.

12 Jan 2020 2:03 AM

A novel-in-stories charts the secret life of a neighbourhood

At the mouth of the lane, hanging perilously from a wrought iron pole is a plaque the colour of midnight blue.

12 Jan 2020 2:01 AM

Fondly remembering the world’s last polymath

Serious students of genetics and medicine would no doubt still be exposed to Haldane’s work.

12 Jan 2020 1:56 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

From non-alignment to ‘multi-alignment’

A “broader Asia” that broke away geographical boundaries is now beginning to take on a distinct form.

10 Jan 2020 3:57 AM

The book as we know it is dead, but long live reading!

The print book is a physical entity, a product and requires certain optimal conditions for its continuance.

10 Jan 2020 3:44 AM

The literary heaven

This event is almost like a tradition for a book lover residing in the capital every year and this year has been no different.

08 Jan 2020 12:22 AM

In the age of post-truths, what colour is your favourite lie?

The thing is, this all gets messy remarkably quickly, because of the sheer variety of ways there are of being wrong.

05 Jan 2020 2:29 AM

Big-hearted effort to give the Tamil dream its due

The Jallikattu protests in Chennai’s Marina Beach brought attention to, among other things, the plight of indigenous cattle.

05 Jan 2020 2:22 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

Tender, funny memories of a mighty Amma

Murugan has mastered the art of making the ordinary extraordinary.

05 Jan 2020 2:17 AM

Call of the river, of Kashi and the burning ghats

The hotel itself is housed in a heritage property of the erstwhile family of the Muksudpur Tekari state of Bihar.

03 Jan 2020 3:17 AM

Towards human liberation through spirituality

An essential feature of Islamic philosophy is the spirit of sincere inquiry and continual learning.

03 Jan 2020 2:21 AM

Desi Mills and Boons author

An interview with Milan Vohra, the author of Our song, who specialises in the romance genre.

02 Jan 2020 12:34 AM

Partition trauma revisited!

Ravi Rai’s book The Tattoo on My Breast is a captivating love story set in the country’s most harrowing age.

02 Jan 2020 12:32 AM

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT