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    May 07, 2016, Saturday

    Trump's card scores

    With no other candidate to contest his already insuperable lead, Trump is all set to become the Republicans' nominee for

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    May 07, 2016, Saturday

    The arrogance of ignorance

    For every work of art that translates into a value of lakhs and crores are millions of works that remain unacknowledged or unsold

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    April 30, 2016, Saturday

    Delusions of grandeur

    In Maneesh Sharma, Shah Rukh found his own version of Leni Reifenstahl who would deify him to no end

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    April 29, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: I'm with stupid

    Let's stop banging on about education, when what we really do well is stupidity

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    April 23, 2016, Saturday

    Fiddlers on the roof

    The conversation with Shahnawaz Khan hasn't entirely allayed my fears but it has made me think about the world of suspicion we ...

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    April 23, 2016, Saturday

    Endorsement matters

    'In today's professional world, everyone builds an image that is larger than life. However, a few factors still remain ...

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    April 18, 2016, Monday

    T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: A series question

    For the life of me I can't imagine what drives these writers to such extremes. Why write a series when you can as well create ...

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    April 16, 2016, Saturday

    Wines to quaff this summer

    All of the latter are wines that must be consumed well-chilled - even the rose wines that are almost red in colour

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    April 15, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: Song sangh blue

    In times of trouble, sing it loud and sing it clear

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    April 09, 2016, Saturday

    The need for reform

    At the India Today Conclave, when Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale said that he did ...

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    April 09, 2016, Saturday

    Women and their world

    Whether in writings, cinema or theatre, women have tended to offer an alternate perspective that is the more surprising for its ...

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    April 08, 2016, Friday

    Shreekant Sambrani: Slow coach romance

    Will the Gatimaan generation have the luxury of indulging in such sweet nostalgia?

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    April 08, 2016, Friday

    Kishore Singh: Jet-setting around the globe

    Every summer, as the birds migrate from India, my wife follows in their wake to cooler climes, guarding her eventual destination ...

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    April 02, 2016, Saturday

    All that sparkle

    Blind tests have established both Chandon brut and Chandon brut rose to be the best sparkling wines produced in India - their ...

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    April 01, 2016, Friday

    Vikram Johri: Real people, real stories

    Kapoor & Sons is that rare film, certainly in Bollywood, that is able to inhabit a space that is neither caricature nor ...

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    April 01, 2016, Friday

    Geetanjali Krishna: No social security for snake charmers

    On a recent visit to Sapera Basti, the testimonies of the erstwhile snake charmers I met there brought this thought home to me ...

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    April 01, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: The power of the raspberry

    It's much better than yelling 'makkhimakkhimakkhi'

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    March 26, 2016, Saturday

    Twisted coat-tails

    Raymond Moore, the former director of the ATP Indian Wells Masters 1000 event

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    March 26, 2016, Saturday

    Love in the time of war

    Last year, I met a US soldier named Sarah on SinglesAroundMe. She was on deployment in Nigeria to help contain Boko Haram

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    March 21, 2016, Monday

    T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: Small is necessary

    The short sentences make it very easy to read these books, which seem to be made - not quite written - for flights that last ...

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    May 07, 2016, Saturday

    Juggernaut's funky experiment

    Juggernaut's mobile reading app could be a game-changer

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    May 07, 2016, Saturday

    Love machines

    According to an online community of guys who had been jacking in and out of the site, not caring who or what was on the other end

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    April 30, 2016, Saturday

    Clubbing and wining

    Wine is a comparatively recent phenomenon in India and wine clubs even more so

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    April 25, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: Swadeshi Essence and asli nationalism

    The firm of Kundoo & Chatterjee, of Cornwallis Street, Calcutta, did a brisk trade in "Swadeshi Essence" in the 1920s

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    April 23, 2016, Saturday

    Pyre: A love-and-hate story

    One Part Woman was met with intolerance of such a degree that it forced Murugan into silence. Pyre, written before the storm of ...

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    April 23, 2016, Saturday

    Shooting star

    Abdul Aziz Raiba's recent death was missed in the bright marquee lights of the world of art when, as in life, so in death, he ...

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    April 16, 2016, Saturday

    Past gods, present tense

    Similarly, floods, earthquakes, drought and rapes; god's wrath is upon us, warn those who claim to speak on their behalf

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    April 16, 2016, Saturday

    Rage machines

    Anger is a primal emotion and an unfettered version of it usually puts off the person at the receiving end. I watched a couple of ...

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    April 11, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: The lives of women

    I remember picking up The Paris Review's Latin American Writers at Work, published in 2003, and feeling the cold wind of

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    April 09, 2016, Saturday

    Reading Indian minds

    he report said that readers in Surat, Bhubaneswar, Ernakulam, Vadodara and Visakhapatnam bought more books than readers in ...

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    April 09, 2016, Saturday

    'Better dead than fed'

    This internet movement is a safe haven for those who know not a diet from an eating disorder, and for those who know not the ...

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    April 08, 2016, Friday

    Geetanjali Krishna: Good in principle, not in reality

    The other day, when I was walking with my daughter to her school bus stop early in the morning, I noticed a man balancing two ...

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    April 06, 2016, Wednesday

    Mihir S Sharma: Where ISIS came from

    Damascus and Aleppo, Syria's two largest cities, both claim to be the oldest continuously inhabited cities in recorded history

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    April 02, 2016, Saturday

    On-screen strategy

    In Eye in the Sky, Gavin Hood gets the geopolitics right down to a T, a necessity most mainstream film-makers willfully ignore

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    April 01, 2016, Friday

    Subir Roy: As luck would have it

    I was overjoyed when I cast my first glance at the morning paper: Raghavan Srinivasan had been made editor of his newspaper. It ...

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    April 01, 2016, Friday

    Kishore Singh: A destination wedding on the fly

    Destination weddings are no longer such a big-ticket thing but this was a destination wedding on the fly where no one seemed to ...

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    March 28, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: Letting go

    Atul Gawande wrote about this movingly in Being Mortal, reflecting that though modern medicine had changed people's life ...

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    March 26, 2016, Saturday

    Bhisham Sahni's truths

    Sahni's hard-wrested knowledge that violence is learned behaviour, that riots are planned, manufactured events, should haunt and ...

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    March 25, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: Here's where the BJP can get off

    The nationalism narrative is the fakest, lowest, most ideas-free ploy ever

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    March 19, 2016, Saturday

    Bharat, Mata and a crisis of identity

    Bharat Mata was born during the independence movement, evoking a goddess held captive by the British

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