Nandini Nair The Indian Express Group
Sunday 5 May '13To an Indian tourist, Sri Lanka is like a familiar coastal state that seems to have gone to finishing school.
Saturday 27 April '13Rags to riches is fine, but all we need is love
Sunday31 March '13A clutch of websites helps organise and train millions of informal workers in Indian cities, from drivers to domestics, beauticians to sales people, and connect them to employers like you.
Saturday9 March '13Short stories that flit from place to place and zap time
Sunday24 February '13Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa on her first short story collection and the many universes she inhabits
Sunday17 February '13Aditi Mangaldas on the dangers of classifying dance into narrow boxes.
Friday8 February '13Jumana Quilonwala, dressed in a canary yellow burkha, sits at the Campfire Graphic Novels book stall at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2013, currently on at Pragati Maidan.
Sunday3 February '13How the Jaipur Literature Festival creates authors, reassures aspirants and promises something for everyone.
Monday28 January '13It was a multi-disciplinary group, looking at the Kumbh Mela through many different perspectives.
Saturday26 January '13For British-Pakistani author Nadeem Aslam, the personal and the political coalesce effortlessly.
Saturday29 December '12Judging books by their covers reveals a world of needy authors and sloppy editors
Sunday23 December '12It is a thin frayed book, bound and rebound.
Sunday9 December '12Theatre director Sankar Venkateswaran has a warning for those who wish to see his latest production When We Dead Awaken.
Saturday1 December '12A memoir of a 1,100 mile solitary hike that promises to shatter and shelter the reader
Sunday18 November '12British-Indian dancer Aakash Odedra on stepping outside of one''s comfort zone and exploring the grey shades of his art.
Sunday11 November '12Anasuya Vaidya, technical director at Delhi''s Akshara theatre, on lighting a Broadway play at 15 and how the "break in darkness" became a lifetime''s passion.
Sunday14 October '12An egg can be many a splendid thing.
Thursday11 October '12This is a biography, a historical book, Walter Isaacson says of his bestseller.
Sunday7 October '12I''ve had an insight about success you can''t be successful at everything.
Wednesday26 September '12One of UK''s finest choreographers, Akram Khan''s dance transforms space and confounds categories. The artist on his journey so far.
Saturday15 September '12Ruskin Bond once again weaves a tale of eccentric characters set against dramatic sunsets
Sunday12 August '12I am the general secretary of VAMP (Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad), based in Sangli, Maharashtra.
Sunday12 August '12Recently, a photograph of seven uneven tiles placed carefully one on top of another, with the biggest at the bottom and the smallest at the top, flashed repeatedly on the Facebook newsfeed.
Saturday4 August '12Ayesha Jalal speaks about the man who left Bombay for Lahore carrying only letters from friends, who boasted that he could write on anything
Friday3 August '12The "pity of Partition" is not that a country was split, but that "human beings of both sides became slaves of passion and barbarity".