The hate-filled heart of the country

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Did the republic of India elect the greatest threat in its history to power in 2014? In a 2017 essay in Seminar, psephologist and social scientist Yogendra Yadav, who is also a p... Read More

The year of maximalist weddings

New Delhi, Dec. 28 -- There's room for taste and innovation in India's wedding rituals, but not now. Many of us are now bemoaning this tendency. 2018 was a year of splashy celebrity weddings, in which... Read More

Between Parliament and tinsel town

New Delhi, Nov. 23 -- A fat, greasy slice of Indian cultural history is buried in the YouTube archives of the 1990s TV series, Rendezvous With Simi Garewal. This prime-time talk show, a Koffee With Ka... Read More