Samar Halarnkar - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
6:00 pm

India Love Project

Priya Ramani, Samar Halarnkar


Samar Halarnkar is the editor of, a data-driven, public-interest journalism non-profit. Halarnkar is the author of “Nirvana Under the Rain Tree”, an early chronicle of India’s internet revolution, and “A Married Man’s Guide to Creative Cooking– And Other Dubious Adventures.” He has been a visiting lecturer at the University of California-Berkeley and a fellow at the Nieman Foundation, Harvard University. A journalist for 27 years, his last full-time job was Managing Editor of the Hindustan Times. He also writes for Scroll, Hindustan Times and the New York Times. He is an enthusiastic cook, the fallout of his culinary experiences finding their way into a cooking column for Mint Lounge.