The toilets may have been blocked, the wine in short supply, the queues for food off-putting, and the sound technology terrible, but the range of arts and writing displayed at the Jaipur Literature festival made up for the chaotic infrastructure. Read more
It was 7pm. I was sat at my desk and a whole pile of work was awaiting me. But I felt brain dead. I mulled about attending an art party, or a more attractive option, going home and sleeping. Or a less attractive one: continuing the work over an expresso in Barista. Read more
I was going to write on another subject today, but have just watched a Times Now report on racism in Australia and I feel I have to pen something on it.
I am shocked that the Australian media is now devoting space to trashing the Indian media, claiming it is giving sensationalist reporting to the attacks on Indians. Read more
In The Hindustan Times recently, on the comment pages, Vivek Wadhwa, a senior research at Harvard University, wrote an opinion piece called The Indian Dream. The views expressed were the personal views of the author. Read more