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Kanishk Tharoor

Kanishk Tharoor is an associate editor at He recently escaped to London from Yale, where he graduated magna cum laude with BAs in History and Literature. His writings on politics and culture have also been published in the Guardian Unlimited and YaleGlobal Online and extensively in India, in the Hindu, Times of India, and Telegraph (Calcutta).


Tale of the Teahouse

Seven days before the Khan’s army razed the city, judges presided over their courts, babies were breast-fed, the teahouse clattered with cups emptied and smashed, puppeteers led shadows through the alleyways, men and women made love, and the hum [...]