Suraiya

  • PETA urges Campbell to cancel elephant polo match 05-11-2012 04:48 PM

    Mumbai: British supermodel Naomi Campbell's planned elephant polo match for boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's 50th birthday bash in Jodhpur has been criticised by animal activists group PETA. The 42-year-old is reportedly planning the match during the four-day long birthday celebrations. "PETA India urges Naomi Campbell to respect elephants and Indian wildlife...
  • Book excerpt: Bunny Suraiya's 'Calcutta Exile' 30-11-2011 06:25 PM

    Bunny Suraiya's 'Calcutta Exile' evokes a bygone era of one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the world. It also raises questions about individual and collective identities, the foremost among which is: where is home? Set in Calcutta a decade after partition, the novel explores what happens to...
  • 'Calcutta Exile' captures the pulse of the city 02-11-2011 01:41 PM

    This is a story about four families caught in a vortex of history that changed millions of lives. Set in Calcutta a decade after Partition, the novel explores what happens to people when momentous change happens. Robert Ryan, an Anglo-Indian, is as much a son of Calcutta, as is his...
  • 'Js & The Times of My Life' has a witty raconteur 19-09-2011 11:17 AM

    There are two terrible things about Jug Suraiyas cleverly-named memoir. One is the - sigh - clever name, with the words js and The Times set in the typefaces of the logos of the long-departed and still lamented JS (alias, The Junior Statesman), and the still-thriving Times of India, just...
  • Yes, I loved Suraiya: Dev Anand 08-06-2007 06:43 PM

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