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Colleen Braganza

  • Book review: 'Wave'

    The ocean rushed out one December morning and swallowed Sonali Deraniyagala's sons, husband and parents. Wave, her memoir of life after the 2004 tsunami, is a chronicle of the rage that followed and a piercing grief that simmers. But mostly, it's about love.

    Sunday, 5 May 2013 - 9:30am
  • Book Review: 'Salvation Of A Saint'

    Fans of Japanese author Keigo Higashino will know he likes to get straight to the point. So it comes as no surprise when, by the end of the first chapter of this book, you already know who will die in the next few pages.

    Sunday, 10 February 2013 - 4:19am
  • Loo and behold

    In the middle of the pristine, wind-whipped Tibetan landscape, Colleen Braganza rose above petty concerns like bushes, boulders and port-a-potties. This is her story.

    Sunday, 3 February 2013 - 7:00am
  • Why I will boycott the Republic Day parade 2013

    My siblings and I were the kind of earnest children who woke up early on the morning of January 26, switched on the television and watched with pride and glee the might of the Indian Republic as it paraded down Vijay Path in all its finery.

    Saturday, 26 January 2013 - 9:00am
  • It was a warm but bad morning

    One early morning, a few days ago, I woke up to the sound of hacking from outside my window. I assumed the trees lining the road where I live were being pruned and went back to sleep.

    Monday, 7 January 2013 - 8:58am
  • Women and the conspiracy of silence

    Colleen Braganza writes about why women do not hit back in anger each time any of them was compromised, was unable to go about minding our business without a wolf whistle, an innuendo or a misogynistic comment being hurled our way.

    Monday, 24 December 2012 - 4:00am
  • In defence of train journeys

    The Anaimalai hills in the Western Ghats house five national parks and wildlife sanctuaries

    Sunday, 23 December 2012 - 8:29am
  • Listening to the sound of silence

    Why can’t we have no traffic days? Or simply no honking days? That will go a long way towards de-stressing many of us.

    Monday, 26 November 2012 - 8:04am
  • The age of vigilante justice?

    This incident made me wonder: why is it that Indians are increasingly taking things, especially matters of their security, into their own hands? Is that a good thing, or is it something to be afraid of?

    Monday, 12 November 2012 - 7:00am
  • Something’s rotting in the city of Mumbai

    One of the drawbacks of living in Mumbai is that garbage is a constant companion. It’s omnipresent.

    Monday, 29 October 2012 - 9:30am