14 August 2009

The Day the Music Lived

An emergency tambura player at Woodstock

7 August 2009

The First Family of Indian Quizzing

On the Jayakumars and the Landmark Quiz

29 June 2009

The First Family of Tandoors

The clan – now divided – that invented the modern tandoor

22 May 2009

The Avril Lavigne of Paschim Vihar

An unlikely YouTube star in West Delhi

30 May 2008

Selling their Scrolls

Patua painting, television, and the global art market

3 May 2008


Archives of my fortnightly Carnatic music column

19 April 2008

The Shehnai’s Fading Lilt

A pond in Bihar, an instrument, and Bismillah Khan

27 December 2007

The Land of a Thousand Bad Newspaper Articles

The misery of foreign correspondent from India

1 November 2005

The classic Chettinad cuisine

Staying, and eating, at The Bangala