From being compelled to shoulder the responsibilities of his household at a tender age, converting to Islam at the age of 23 to emerging as one of the most successful music composers in India and finally walking upto the stage and collecting an Oscar in 2011, Rahman's story was waiting to be told.
Only 12 copies of "Utsav" have been made and this was the 11th copy. It was specially handcrafted, gold gilded and presented in a raw pink Ahimsa Silk.
Bureaucrat Balvinder Kumar’s new book maps our emotional response to the world around us
Jnanpith awardee Mahasweta Devi, who crusaded for the rights of tribals and the marginalised throughout her life, died on July 28 last year.
The much acclaimed poet-cum-novelist was struck by the fact that most of his short stories were not in the market.
Vappala Balachandran’s book focusses on Subhash Chandra Bose’ aide ACN Nambiar.
A panel discussion at the Gateway LitFest takes up the issue of translations.
It is time to resurrect Mickey Spillane, the legitimate foreparent of James Bond.
The prime antagonist of the story is a vigilante, who has been shaped by rough life events — that includes getting molested by a priest.
Who was the real ACN Nambiar? A riveting account of the life of an enigmatic man and his role in a lesser-known strand of the Indian national movement that was centred in Berlin
A slightly strident analysis of the problems that hold India back from becoming a regional and global power
Former chief economist of the World Bank, Kaushik Basu is Professor of Economics and C. Marks Professor at Cornell University
A part of the problem could form while the brain pathways are forming during childhood, with children who are rewarded for good behaviour with sweet treats, forming an association between sugar and feeling good.