Posts by: Team Juggernaut

For someone whose brain has been foddered by thrillers since it began to take interest in reading, writing a list of the top ten thrillers is as pleasurable as it is difficult. It makes me feel nostalgic of all those sleepless nights I spent turning pages, skipping meals and encounters with the outside world. And...

Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan was born in Hyderabad, but grew up in New Delhi, where she currently lives with her partner and their three cats. Formerly a journalist, Madhavan’s first book You Are Here was commissioned in 2007 on the basis of her hugely popular blog Compulsive Confessions, and was the first book to speak of...

Ever wondered what Pandava you would be best suited to play in the next televised version of Mahabharata? Well, now you don’t have to wait to audition anymore. Play our quiz and know which Pandava you relate with the most.

Looking for the perfect spooky read for a cold, rainy night that will certainly give you a thrill? “It Rained that Night” is the perfect read for you. The story of Anand, a writer chasing a deadline, who rents a guest house to complete his book. But there’s something really eery about this place and one rainy...

Editor’s Note Crime writing in India is often set in big towns and features characters that are slick and suave – this might be because our authors are inspired by crime fiction set in the West. Neeraj Chawla’s ‘The Last Poisoners of 6’ brings the genre closer home with the subcontinental feel in its story and...

Even though the outcome of the investigation hangs in the balance, its nature and scope were unprecedented. The transcript of the set of meetings held by the members of the Abhinav Bharat over 2007 and 2008 is explosive. The proceedings were recorded by one of the participants (Sudhakar Dwivedi alias Amritananda Dev...

Writers, get your short story published on Juggernaut. Got story to tell? Simply upload your entry on the Juggernaut Writing Platform and you stand a chance to win a publishing contract from us. Not only that, your entries will be ready by our judges: Send us a story that will floor us. Or make us cry. Or have us...

On August 11, we shared news about receiving a court order to stop sales of our book Godman to Tycoon: The Untold Story of Baba Ramdev. We received an overwhelming response from the press and our readers. Here’s a round-up of all the articles and tweets shared about it: The Hindu The most noteworthy thing about the...

THE ADIVASI WILL NOT DANCE is an intensely political collection of stories, set in the fecund, mineral-rich hinterland and the ever-expanding, squalid towns of Jharkhand. The book was banned by the Jharkhand government in August 2017, and the author accused of denigrating the Adivasi culture. This is an excerpt from...

In the light of the celebrating our 70th Independence Day this year, we forgot that not only did freedom not come easy to us, but it wasn’t ever wholesome. The powers that be, censor and ban things and it is our responsibility as citizens of the biggest democracy to reach out to these mindful laws and get to the...