Book Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

Reluctant fundamentalist book review

Mohsin Hamid should be read by everyone. He presents a very unique sub-continental perspective in his book through his Pakistani gaze. That Pakistani gaze does wonders in this particular book. The purpose of the title of the book is never explicitly told, but rather left to the reader to comprehend.  A Pakistani man–Changez– a graduate … Read more

BJP MP Gambhir is busy mentoring Lucknow Supergiants in IPL, but how even?

How Members of Parliament like gautam gambhir can do multiple jobs

Gautam Gambhir was elected as a member of parliament in the 2019 General Election from East Delhi. So, his primary responsibility lies in working for the people in the constituency. Being a member of parliament is high paying ‘social service’. One of the highest in the country.

Estuary by Perumal Murugan, Translated by Nandini Krishnan

Book review estuary perumal murugan

Just after I was done reading ‘One Part Woman’– another novel by Perumal Murugan– I couldn’t shut up about it. Without wasting a minute, I searched the author’s name: Perumal Murugan. One of the articles about the author quoted Murugan, “Perumal Murugan the writer is dead…An ordinary teacher, he will live as P Murugan. Leave … Read more

Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand

untouchable book review

“Charat Singh was feeling kind, though he did not relax the grin which symbolized six thousand years of racial and class superiority.”  The book follows a story of an ‘untouchable’ Bakha, who cleans toilets for a living. The profession has been passed onto him through generations. As the book is set in the pre-independence era, … Read more

Rahane, Pujara get a lifeline through Ranji Trophy

Rahane Pujara in Ranji Trophy

Rajeev Tyagi | Ground Report | Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara, the two veterans of test cricket have not scored runs. The team management has been supporting them for over a year now. With the names like Hanuma Vihari, and Shreyas Iyer waiting to replace them in the test squads, Ranji Trophy has come as … Read more

Indian Women Cricket Team Takes on New Zealand

indian women cricket in Newzealand

Indian Women Cricket Team faced the tough competition of New Zealand in their home ground of John Davies Oval, Queenstown, New Zealand in the only T20I. The series started in an unauspicious manner, as India lost to the kiwis by 18 runs. In the first innings, the Nz posted a total of 155 runs, with … Read more

Record 5th Time U-19 World Champions: India Cements its Dominance

Record 5th Time U-19 World Champions India Cements its Dominance

Ground Report | New Delhi: Dinesh Bana hits over Mid-On and the ball sails over the U-19 Indian Cricket Team for a match-winning SIX! Bana ‘finishes off in style’, replicating the famous MS Dhoni six in the final 2011 World Cup. The entire Indian team rushes onto the ground, celebrating the incredible win. In a … Read more

Is AppleTV+ copying Disney+ Hotstar’s marketing campaign?

While browsing through the vast library of YouTube, I landed on the YouTube channel of AppleTV. There was a video that was uploaded around ten days back, with the title ‘Everyone but Jon Hamm’. Out of curiosity, I clicked on it and started watching it. The title gives away the content inside the video. The … Read more

WI vs Ind: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, How does it work?

ICC Men's Cricket World Cup super league explained

International Cricket Council (ICC) put in place a Super League to determine the qualification for the 2023 Men’s Cricket World Cup. But, how does super league really work? The twelve full members including one World Cricket League winner i.e. the Netherlands, in this case, will play eight out of twelve teams in a home, and … Read more