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POLITICS

 |  16-minute read
Khushwant Singh, Rajiv Gandhi, Maruti, Emergency

India's Most Famous Saas-Bahu Saga: Why Indira Gandhi's household produced eternal bitterness between her daughters-in-law

As Maneka and Sonia Gandhi hit the headlines for their political moves, a look back at when the two women were just daughters-in-law to PM Indira Gandhi, in whose home a relationship of bickering and an eventual break in embittered ties began.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Book Extract, Delhi, Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh on why he loves (and loathes) Delhi

[Book extract] It is nice to live among a people who have a sense of belonging and pride in their city.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Sikhism, Patwant Singh, Khushwant Singh, Sikhs

Why global Sikh community needs to control its narrative

It needs a new breed of Khushwant and Patwant Singhs.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Khushwant Singh, Sardar jokes

Sardar jokes are no laughing matter

There is a thin line between fun and offence and it often gets blurred.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
God, Humra Quraishi, Dalai Lama, Khushwant Singh

When Khushwant Singh met the Dalai Lama

"I do not accept the theory of a divine Creator of life," replied the Dalai Lama. "The real Creator is one’s own mind."