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freewheeling Derek O'Brien
Derek O'Brien
The Big Apple's barometer
My wife lives in New York, and, over the years, I have got to know the city well. It is a useful...
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grand slam Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
Serving aces, nonstop
Roger Federer was born to play tennis and I am delighted that the people of my country got the...
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Power Point K.S. Sachidananda Murthy is THE WEEK's resident editor in New Delhi
Sachidananda Murthy
Mumbai's maximum mayor
Devendra Fadnavis has grand plans for Mumbai. He wants the country's commercial capital to be...
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hawk eye Maroof Raza
Maroof Raza
Talk to the generals
Even though SAARC is a group of eight south Asian countries, the recent summit in Kathmandu was...
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PMO Beat R. Prasannan is The Week's New Delhi bureau chief
R. Prasannan
But I have promises to break
Every politician is a ‘promising’ politician; Narendra Modi, it appears, is...
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strange encounters Jerry Pinto
Jerry Pinto
The great Indian shoppers
What keeps us travelling? I think it is to find out how different other people can be and, at the...
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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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Mystic Eye Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Democracy and the spiritual thread - I
Nations are made on the basis of race, religion, language or ethnicity. India is a colorful...
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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
Monsters behind the wheel
India is a country of buck passers! It has happened again with the entire focus of the rape case of...
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Last Word Mallika Sarabhai
Mallika Sarabhai
World of good news
The news of the shootout at a school in Peshawar has devastated many of us. Even those among us who...
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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
East is the best
The proverb that actions speak louder than words, often drilled into us by teachers, preachers and...
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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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Art to Heart Sanjna Kapoor
Sanjna Kapoor
A demure powerhouse
My best time at Prithvi Theatre was when, as a 15-year-old, I saw its first festival in 1983. It...
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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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mani-festo Mani Shankar Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Going overboard abroad
Are Modi’s partisan political rallies abroad doing any good to India? To Indians abroad? To...
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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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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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freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
The Big Apple's barometer
My wife lives in New York, and, over the years, I have got to know the city well. It is a useful barometer to judge the health of the world and of the American mood and economy. A visit in the winter of 2008-09, ...  »
grand slam  |  Sania Mirza
Serving aces, nonstop
Roger Federer was born to play tennis and I am delighted that the people of my country got the opportunity to watch him live for the first time ever. I am grateful that I shared the court with him and there is so ...  »
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