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If art is a reflection of its society, in times to come Jeff Koons's will most likely depict a civilisation in which inflatable toy-like balloons will mark a subversive, sardonic high point

Kishore Singh 

Kishore Singh

How much is Rs 640 crore worth in an easily understandable context? Let’s see, it’s a little less than half the sum of the Bofors scam that brought down a government and put defence procurements into cold storage.

It is the amount the government sued Maggi for in damages, the figure International Finance Corporation invested in Mahindra Finance for disbursing medium and small size loans, the size of Gammon India’s water transmission project in Oman. It’s what the government hopes to invest for an airport in Ayodhya, what IPL spent on cricket players in 2018 (there ...

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First Published: Sat, May 18 2019. 00:14 IST
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