Amulya Gopalakrishnan The Indian Express Group

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Patil’s China visit a time for temple diplomacy

Sunday 30 May '10

As India and China celebrate the sixtieth year of establishment of diplomatic relations, they are placing enormous emphasis on their ancient civilisational connect, stretching back across millennia......
Beijing warms up to Delhi’s aspirations at UN high table

Friday 28 May '10

China announced support to India’s candidature for the non-permanent seat at the UNSC during 2011-12.
Enough space for both India, China: President

Thursday 27 May '10

“There is enough space in the world for both countries to grow and fulfill their aspirations” said President Pratibha Patil....
The Book of Guys

Saturday 24 April '10

An intelligent and funny collection of stories, written comfortably out of a gay Indian-American self....
The invention of tradition

Saturday 20 March '10

Rukmini Devi Arundale is often cast as a cold Brahmin woman who corseted a vital, breathing tradition of devadasi dance.
The Skull Beneath the Skin

Saturday 20 February '10

“For not having loved one’s dead father enough, could one make amends by loving one’s child more?
De facebook

Sunday 7 February '10

Facebook used to be our playground but privacy concerns are now souring that fantasy. Why do we trust a clutch of new corporations with such phenomenal amounts of personal data?
‘Indian politics is at the cusp of a profound transformation’

Thursday 4 February '10

A 600-page doorstopper of a book, The Oxford Companion to Politics in India, was launched by Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal on Wednesday.
Republic of iWonder

Friday 29 January '10

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Clarke’s third law acquires a whole new force when it comes to Apple Inc.
Dark Side of Munro

Saturday 2 January '10

Too Much Happiness Alice Munro Chatto and Windus Pages: 306 Rs 979
Neuroscience to IPL, ideas buzz at mind camp in Mysore

Friday 6 November '09

Thousand thinkers and doers from across 46 countries have gathered in Infosys campus for one of the buzziest conferences in the business and non-profit world.
New York arrives in Middle East, thanks to Mumbai

Sunday 1 November '09

After breaking the desi box office jinx earlier this summer, Kabir Khan’s 9/11 drama New York is setting records in the Middle East.
Free Radicals

Saturday 3 October '09

Knock knock. Who’s there? Subversion. Subversion who?
What’s in a name?

Wednesday 23 September '09

Anoushka Shankar’s saga of harassment sent a shudder down many spines, simply because we know that you don’t have to...
A history of paisley

Saturday 5 September '09

PASHMINA: The Kashmir shawl and Beyond janet rizvi with monisha ahmed Marg Publications Pages: 324, Rs 3,750
Colm Pose

Saturday 15 August '09

Eilis Lacey is a young girl with a talent for accountancy who lives with her mother and sister in Enniscorthy, in post-war Ireland.
Halfway From Home

Sunday 7 June '09

Adichie’s stories are comfortable hybrids
Come, Ye Faithful

Sunday 24 May '09

A compulsively readable novel that caricatures political commitment
Kindling great expectations

Monday 11 May '09

How will e-readers change the way we read and write?
Caught or not

Friday 10 April '09

This has been the most media-glutted election in Indian memory, with the proliferation of television channels and digital...


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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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