Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Arnab Ray’s The Mahabharata Murders is creating quite a buzz. We received an overwhelming response from the press and our readers. Here are some reviews and tweets shared about the book. Have a look and you might be enticed to read the book itself! Riju Ganguly’s review on Amazon says, “This thriller, which also...

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...

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.

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...

Have you ever been to an Indian thana, say in Pipli or Nidadavolu? Go on. Step inside. Be brave. You will be raped in twenty-seven languages and a million dialects. You will be spat on. You will drink urine. And if you are lucky, you will die. But if you are reading this there’s a good chance you are not among the...

It’s my lucky day. The head is found quickly. It had rolled into a ditch a few feet away, the trail of blood leaving a helpful arrow for us to follow. It could have been worse; the dogs could have gotten at it, which would have meant searching for it out in the boondocks. Or there might have been rain last night and...

A good crime novel (or story) with its fast pace, suspense and drama element can prove to be a saviour during many a boring flight, train journeys or even just a very lazy day. But have you ever wondered what goes into creating a thrilling crime story? Have you ever felt like you could try and step into the shoes of...

The myth about Bombay is that it can endure anything. But as Bombay morphed into Mumbai, it lost its collective conscience.

You may not have heard of them, but you definitely don't want to mess with them

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