Amulya Gopalakrishnan The Indian Express Group

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Speaking for myself: Through the Looking Glass

Sunday 5 January '14

How does one save a young girl from the beauty myth, exactly?
The Missionary in Politics

Sunday 29 December '13

2013 was the year of the aam aadmi, as Arvind Kejriwal came out of nowhere and suckerpunched the political establishment
The Marriage Plot

Sunday 22 September '13

Shuddh Desi Romance deserves applause for upturning the assumptions of Hindi movie romance
Audio cassette: Rewind and Remember

Sunday 1 September '13

Half a century of the cassette, a technology that truly brought music home
Mera Wala Green

Sunday 18 August '13

When a sophisticated art form like Kathakali is cheerfully appropriated by commercials and movies
A Language of Foreign Things

Saturday 20 July '13

An absorbing story about immigration, race and romance
Because It’s Fun

Sunday 7 July '13

What, really, is the point of a degree in literature?
First Person Singular

Sunday 2 June '13

In her story about herself, Madhu Purnima Kishwar is a woman without attachments, an ideological free agent.
People Unlike Us

Sunday 10 March '13

A book that will change how you think of difference, parenting and commitment
The Man who Plans Cannes

Monday 18 February '13

Thierry Fremaux on why India is an honoured guest this year at the world’s most prestigious film festival
The Man who Plans Cannes

Saturday 16 February '13

Thierry Fremaux on why India is an honoured guest this year at the world’s most prestigious film festival
The Man who Plans Cannes

Saturday 16 February '13

Thierry Fremaux on why India is an honoured guest this year at the world’s most prestigious film festival
The zigzag artist

Sunday 10 February '13

Atul Dodiya’s free-form creativity forges art from cinema and politics, poetry and history. The artist on his many influences and why he refuses to settle into a style.
Dog Days

Sunday 27 January '13

Happiness is indeed a warm puppy.
The Body Artists

Sunday 6 January '13

The problem is not that the item song is sexy, but that it is designed solely to please unimaginative men.
Occupy Raisina Hill

Monday 24 December '12

The protest against rape is a howl of anguish, not a charter of real demands
On the road

Sunday 2 December '12

As I contemplate moving house and adding an hour-plus to my daily commute, I’ve started noticing traffic very acutely.
‘Striking the right balance between modernity and heritage is complicated. We try to find the balance’

Sunday 25 November '12

Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General, speaks about conservation in times of globalisation, of freedom of speech and expression and UNESCO’s adjustment in the new world order.
Difficult Pleasures

Saturday 3 November '12

NW is an impressive formal experiment for Zadie Smith, but less fun than you might expect from her
‘This East versus West narrative is just a construction of Western elites, a pep talk’

Sunday 26 August '12

From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia, Pankaj Mishra’s new book, traces submerged strands of anti-colonial thought in Asia, exploring the intellectual journeys...


The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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