In addition to the existing RSS/Atom feeds and Email alerts you can now subscribe to Cutting the Chai updates via SMS (courtesy Google SMS Channels).
You can either go here and do the needful (need to have a Google account) or
You’ll then receive a confirmation message and the last message posted on CuttingtheChai channel.
There are also provisions to fine tune the delivery of SMSes (time, quantity etc) as per your requirements.
And yes, it’s free (you might need to pay – standard rates – for the subscription SMS if you are registering via phone).
If you have any further queries, you’ll find the answers here.