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    May 28, 2016, Saturday

    The man who knew Ramanujan

    Most accounts of Ramanujan's life focus on his partnership with Hardy

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    May 28, 2016, Saturday

    Sairat: A brave new film

    This is the kind of a film we expect from Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Dardenne brothers, maybe even Bela Tarr

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    May 23, 2016, Monday

    Nilanjana S Roy: A writer's conscience, and protests

    A major Indian literary festival chooses to partner with a corporate sponsor of dubious track record. The JLF Southbank festival ...

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    May 21, 2016, Saturday

    The Salt Doll's story

    It sets the tone for Vandana Mishra's lively memoir of her life as a theatre actress and a young girl growing up in a now-distant ...

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    May 21, 2016, Saturday

    Downloading happiness

    After immersion into VR, I was fine for a few minutes but, while inching across the room, I started to expect a virtual grid to ...

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    May 14, 2016, Saturday

    The new wine on the block

    In the best tradition of French winemaking practices, Grover initially did not declare either the grapes used to make the La ...

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    May 13, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: So you think you can dance

    Middle-aged exuberance is not a thing

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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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    May 28, 2016, Saturday

    No laughing business

    The Tenuta Sant' Antonio Amarone della Valpolicella 2102 is a complex and fruity wine that had aromas of liquorice and pepper and ...

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    May 27, 2016, Friday

    Mitali Saran: The unbearable niceness of TV

    Any resemblance to real life is purely coincidental on Indian TV

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    May 21, 2016, Saturday

    Beauty hurts

    Last week, Julia Roberts walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival barefoot

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    May 21, 2016, Saturday

    Art of being Gaitonde

    V S Gaitonde was regarded as one of India's foremost abstract painters

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    May 14, 2016, Saturday

    Breaking the code

    Varuna was one of the gods to have witnessed a peace treaty between the Hittites and Mittanis in 1380 BC

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    May 14, 2016, Saturday

    Time travels

    It's got the perfect balance of everything that makes a mainstream movie a critical success as well

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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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