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Last Word Mallika Sarabhai
Mallika Sarabhai
Rwanda's forgivers
Five women from Rwanda, all awarded the Unesco peace prize in 1996, stood tall and with pride...
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Power Point K.S. Sachidananda Murthy is THE WEEK's resident editor in New Delhi
Sachidananda Murthy
The treasurers two
Atal Bihari Vajpayee is increasingly becoming the silent mascot of the BJP campaign, with Narendra...
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PMO Beat R. Prasannan is The Week's New Delhi bureau chief
R. Prasannan
Phantoms of the poll opera
Manmohan Singh is known to be a workaholic. His aides told me, soon after he announced his...
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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
I m not F9!
When I was growing up, it seemed as if I had no access to the world. We read about books but they...
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mani-festo Mani Shankar Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Kashmir is no Crimea
I thought the Lenin statue in New Delhi was the only one to survive the collapse of the Soviet...
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hawk eye Maroof Raza
Maroof Raza
Foolhardy blacklisting
The spate of accidents in the Indian Navy and the sudden resignation of Admiral D.K. Joshi brought...
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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
Defeat as a timely pause
The government will change within a month. Desperate politicians have chucked the last facade of...
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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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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
Political Polygamy
Actor Gwyneth Paltrow has introduced the world to a fancy new concept called conscious uncoupling....
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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
Sunny side up
Appropriately enough, I am writing this on All Fools’ Day! And in front of me is a popular...
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Art to Heart Amjad Ali Khan
Amjad Ali Khan
Tunes of peace
It was a great moment for me to perform recently at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in Delhi which...
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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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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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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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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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Last Word  |  Mallika Sarabhai
Rwanda's forgivers
Five women from Rwanda, all awarded the Unesco peace prize in 1996, stood tall and with pride tinged with immense grief. I was there in Paris to perform my piece on violence, V For..., for the award ceremony. The ...  »
Power Point  |  Sachidananda Murthy
The treasurers two
Atal Bihari Vajpayee is increasingly becoming the silent mascot of the BJP campaign, with Narendra Modi invoking his governance model. Vajpayee is confined to his Delhi home because of old age illnesses and could ...  »
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