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Aditi Seshadri

  • Book Review: 'London Company'

    The book provides wonderful insight into the Britain of the times, the difficulties of being an immigrant, the excitement and, sometimes, the dangers of being involved in a political movement.

    Sunday, 10 February 2013 - 5:26am
  • Not-so-excellent ventures

    In Jana’s idyllic world things like a talking parrot or a Futurologists’ convention or hidden treasures are a regular part of life and introduced and explained without fuss.

    Sunday, 23 December 2012 - 9:40am
  • Second chances at first-rate lives

    Three women grab at the opportunity to earn a living... and establish an independent identity

    Thursday, 6 September 2012 - 12:47pm
  • Book review: 'Chronicle Of A Corpse Bearer'

    At the very edge of pre-Independence Bombay, isolated from the world by circumstance, in the lush grounds of the Towers of Silence, a man contemplates his life and death.

    Sunday, 2 September 2012 - 11:22am
  • Roti, kapda and a makaan to call your own

    Why the answer to the slum housing crisis is not simply building more homes

    Tuesday, 31 July 2012 - 1:02pm
  • Book review: 'The Rolling Stones: 50 Years'

    This isn’t the story of the world’s greatest rock band told through the eyes of a fan. It’s a fun, insightful and ultimately satisfying peek into the world of rock stars and their music.

    Sunday, 22 July 2012 - 11:30am
  • A resistance brews at Sion Koliwada

    How some of Mumbai's oldest residents, the kolis, are fighting to keep their place in our city

    Friday, 15 June 2012 - 10:48am
  • Why it sucks to be a mother in India

    Whether its healthcare facilities or incomes earned, Indian moms have it much tougher than their counterparts around the world

    Monday, 4 June 2012 - 2:33pm
  • Book review: 'Mumbai Noir'

    There is no story about Mumbai that hasn’t been told. Especially the Mumbai of bombs, dons, crime, punishment, fear, money, the Mumbai of shadows, of the other, of the ‘underbelly’.

    Sunday, 27 May 2012 - 11:36am
  • ‘Reservation’ is sidetracking the RTE debate

    Government focus needs to be on public schools, which are still the only choice for a majority of school-going children in India

    Tuesday, 8 May 2012 - 3:28pm