Manish Dubey

Chief - IIHS Practice • Author •

Manish Dubey is Chief, Practice Programme, at IIHS. Manish provides strategic direction and guidance to consolidate and grow the programme portfolio and team in line with the overall mission and strategic vision of IIHS. Manish’s engagement with public issues through media commentary has translated to the publishing of over a hundred opinion pieces and articles on politics, society and cricket in digital and print. He has also authored two books of crime fiction and has spoken on literary matters and his personal creative journey on several fora.

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Saturday 11 May

Murder, Mystery, Misdirection: The Case of Indian Detective Fiction

Panel Discussion

Get ready to be swept away into the enchanting world of Indian detective fiction — a world where mysteries unfold against the vibrant backdrop of Indian cities and towns, and where local sleuths reign supreme! From the bustling streets of Kolkata to the serene landscapes of Kochi, discover how Indian cities and towns come alive as integral characters in these gripping tales. Uncover the influences that shape Indian writers' narratives and delve into what makes Indian detective fiction a genre like no other.