PHOTO FILE: On the waterfront

Thanks to the region’s seafaring tradition and a sprawling seven-km seafront, Ezhimala in Kerala is a fitting home to Asia’s largest military training institution, the Indian Naval Academy.

Amandeep Sandhu, Manjul Bajaj, Manu Joseph and Sonora Jha read from their novels that were shortlisted for The Hindu Prize for Fiction 2013. Ziya Us Salam introduces them and moderates the session. <... »



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An icon of Calcutta

A walk on Park Street and other stories

August 24, 1690, was also a Sunday, when East India Company merchant Job Charnock, sailing from Madras, dropped anchor at the riverside village of Sutanuti, which eventually grew into Calcutta, now Kolkata. Excerpts from Bishwanath Ghosh’s latest book, Longing, Belonging: An Outsider at Home in Calcutta, which offer glimpses of the city. »