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FRI A Spy in China by Yamini Pustake Bhalerao In the wake of mounting tensions at the LAC, Indira Sanyal is paid a midnight visit by personnel from the Armed Forces Analysis Wing. They fly her down to Delhi to meet top officer Ajay Sharma, who wants her to enter China as an undercover spy. . . SAT We Indians by...

The foundation of Pakistan is easily one of the most traumatic memories from India’s independence. The death of a half a million people, mass migrations and an atmosphere of fear and hatred ruled the years from 1947-50. But, did you know that the British had a part to play in this? Khushwant Singh writes –  British...

Our attention is too focussed on our weighing scales, not where it should be – on taking care of ourselves. Being healthy doesn’t mean a particular weight or a particular body type – it means understanding what your body needs. Rujuta Diwekar breaks down the 3 rules of sustainable health –  Metabolic Health...

India sees a diversity of religions, cultures, cuisines and so much more – and all of this is reflected in our literature. We have a treasury of writers from the South Indian diaspora whose stories encompass the essence of life in India like nothing else can. Here are 5 novels by South Indian writers Benyamin and...

We decry the British for reducing India’s wealth drastically and leaving the country a pauper – and one of our biggest losses is the Kohinoor diamond. One of the largest diamonds in the world, it has a long history of bloodshed and intrigue even before the British stole it away.  What’s in a name? Legend has...