Current Affairs, Fiction

Booked In Queues

Stuck in long queues outside banks and ATMs? So are we! And as much as we all are complaining about the discomfort of standing for long hours in the sun with few amenities, no one can deny that this also is the track record that we are setting of #nofilter #noscreen offline communication we have had […]

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Cricket, Current Affairs, Fitness, Indian Culture, Penguin Random House, Penguin Random House India, Random House, Random House India

Desh Gaurav Sekhri on Delhi Daredevils

In what has been the most unlikely turnaround this season, the Delhi Daredevils (“DD”) have gone from perennial underachievers to quietly confident front-runners. Starting the season in expected fashion with a trouncing at the hands of the Kolkata Knight Riders, DD have since turned it around, and how. Since their opener, the DD have lost […]

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Art & Culture, Biography, Current Affairs, History, Indian Culture, Indian Literature, Journalism, Media, News, Penguin Random House, Penguin Random House India, Politics, Random House, Random House India, Religion, Spring Fever 2016

The Challenge of Contemporary History – Day of 1 Spring Fever 2016 with Ramachandra Guha

It’s that time of the year when book lovers from all over the country have thronged to the India Habitat Centre in Delhi for the annual Penguin Random House Spring Fever. The fans appear giddy with excitement as they browse through the books from among 5,000 titles published by Penguin and Random House. As in […]

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Authors, Biography, Current Affairs, History, Interview, Interviews, Journalism, News, Opinion, Penguin Random House, Penguin Random House India, Politics

The Author Talks: An interview with Coomi Kapoor

Coomi Kapoor has been writing as a journalist, writer and political commentator for more than four decades. Educated at the Royal Institute of Science and Boston University, she started her career at Motherland, a right wing newspaper in India. She has since served as Chief Editor and Special Correspondent for the Indian Express, the principal […]

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Art & Culture, Authors, Classics, Current Affairs, Editors, Family, Fiction, Global Issues, History, Indian Culture, Love, Memoir, Modern Classics, Myths and Epics, Penguin Random House, Penguin Random House India, Random House, Random House India, Romance, Women Writers

Celebrating the rainbow brigade – 8 influential works on the LGBT community.

It has for long been assumed all over the world that men and women are assigned specific sexual roles that they must adhere to strictly, deviance from which can only harm the deviants. In economic terms, it can be explained as leaving a cartel. Pansie, fag, faggot and even ‘Bulgarians’ are terms that have been […]

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Current Affairs, Politics

Will The New Government Get India Back On Track?

The 2014 national elections will be a critical waypoint along the road to realizing India’s ambitions of resuscitating economic growth. Opinion survey after opinion survey in the prelude to the polls has suggested a deeply rooted yearning for change. And, in what seems like a conspicuous anomaly when judged against the sweep of India’s post […]

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