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chef's choice Oberoi is grand executive chef at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Hemant Oberoi
Frying the pan
They say pen is mightier than the sword, and, in most cases, it sure is true. Food critics across...
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freewheeling Derek O'Brien
Derek O'Brien
House games
While in school, my sport of choice was football. I was a goalkeeper of some reckoning in local and...
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grand slam Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
Leading edge
When Sachin Tendulkar retired from Test cricket, he got what could be termed as a 'designer...
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Power Point K.S. Sachidananda Murthy is THE WEEK's resident editor in New Delhi
Sachidananda Murthy
Don't hurry, be happy
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has the final word on privatisation. He told agitated trade unions...
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hawk eye Maroof Raza
Maroof Raza
December debacles
Even before the gruesome attack at an army school in Peshawar, many in Pakistan had regarded...
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PMO Beat R. Prasannan is The Week's New Delhi bureau chief
R. Prasannan
Kings, coups, parades, assassins
Protecting India’s VIPs, gathered on a roadside, is a nightmare for the securitymen. Now with...
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Touchline Nidhun Thankachan
Nidhun Thankachan
Brazil demolish Spain to lift Confederations Cup
Score: Brazil 3 (Fred 2’, 47’, Neymar 44’) - 0 Spain“Brazil doing to Spain...
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strange encounters Jerry Pinto
Jerry Pinto
Honey, where's the money?
Some weeks ago, I was invited by a leading commerce college to speak on financial literacy to its...
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Mystic Eye Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Democracy and the spiritual thread - II
India has the necessary fundamental credentials to be a great democracy, and it is. It is...
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Schizo Nation Anuja Chauhan is a best-selling author, screen-writer and advertising consultant. She is best known for her novel, The Zoya Factor
Anuja Chauhan
Kill me now
So, have you seen that new Airtel ad? It’s quite nicely cast, directed and edited. This...
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The Sexes Shobhaa De is a novelist and social commentator with several best-selling books to her credit. She was editor at Stardust, Society and Celebrity
Shobhaa De
Hope from the pope
Like most people in this weary world of ours, I loathe Monday mornings, especially those that fall...
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Last Word Binayak & Ilina Sen
Binayak & Ilina Sen
Stuff sans fluff
The 'Cinema of Resistance' movement began in 2006 as a protest against glitzy film...
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Masala Musings Kishwar Desai is a writer, who has worked in print and television journalism. Her novel, Witness By Night won the UK's Costa First Novel Award in 2010
Kishwar Desai
Driving on the edge
Some years ago, while I was running a TV channel, we occasionally had to drive to small towns where...
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rapid fire Nupur Sharma
Nupur Sharma
Misplaced fears
It is a cold Monday afternoon as I sit down to write the column. Earlier in the day, a propagandist...
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Guest column Kouchner is former foreign minister of France and founder of Medecins Sans Frontieres, an international organisation for medical humanitarian aid.
Bernard Kouchner
The Syrian volcano

We are told that we should avoid civil war in Syria, even as it unfolds before our eyes. We...
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game seth and match Suhel Seth
Suhel Seth
Dimwits and blabbermouths
I am amazed at the quality of spokespersons that some political parties have bestowed themselves...
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Funda Mental Kunal Vjayakar is an actor, director, television personality and political satirist
Kunal Vijayakar
Bringing up uncle
Happy New Year!” It's my 11-year-old nephew calling early on the first day of...
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Art to Heart Amjad Ali Khan
Amjad Ali Khan
Fusion vision
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mani-festo Mani Shankar Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar
An open letter to Barack Obama
Dear President Obama,Might I add my small voice to millions of other Indians in welcoming you as...
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Guest Views
2011 Annual
India needs to step in
The Arab Spring so far has hit countries with medium to low Indian population. The only exception...
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Diary of an Army Wife A series of accounts by the wife of a soldier
An Army Wife
Au revoir friends!
The past two years has been a wonderful journey and learning experience for me. I have loved...
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Your Money Renjit C.S.
Renjit C.S.
Healthy option
All is well in buying health insurance till a claim arises. To bring in more accountability and...
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chef's choice  |  Hemant Oberoi
Frying the pan
They say pen is mightier than the sword, and, in most cases, it sure is true. Food critics across the globe have become extremely influential and have the capability to make or break the future of a restaurant. ...  »
freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
House games
While in school, my sport of choice was football. I was a goalkeeper of some reckoning in local and club-level tournaments. The only reason I made it to the school cricket team (as wicket keeper) was that my friend ...  »
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