As a journalist, there are two kinds of contacts I need (personal contacts are a whole different thing). The first is people I’m likely to tap often for information and insights because of their expertise in the subjects I follow, and these are my lifeline. Read more
Are you the kind of person who saves up something you love – say, chocolate – for later? To be eaten as a kind of reward or treat after a bad day, or just to savour the infinite pleasure of anticipation?
Worry not about this pompous-sounding headline. I’m not saying a THING about retail FDI, the Lokpal Bill or even the slap on Sharad Pawar’s face. Read more
I’ve just finished a book called Calcutta Exile by Bunny Suraiya (you’ve met her often in Jug Suraiya’s columns). It’s about a family of Calcutta Anglo-Indians and is set 12 years after Independence, i.e. in 1959. Read more
I wonder who at Flipkart parcels up books for delivery. Read more