Pratik Kanjilal The Indian Express Group

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Black and White Television

Saturday 4 January '14

PM's New Year address was a post mortem, not a curtain-raiser for 2014.
Disgust Can Change the World

Sunday 29 December '13

A year in which India’s politics was altered in unimaginable ways.
The Art of the Possible

Saturday 28 December '13

From next week, the cameras will be focused on deliverables.
All Eyes Remain on Delhi

Saturday 21 December '13

AAP plans to seek out scams spawned by the Congress and the BJP, yet Congress is ready to give unconditional support
‘Like a soufflé, a novel collapses if you keep opening the lid to peek in’

Wednesday 18 December '13

Vikram Seth on A Suitable Girl and his contract with the Muse.
People Talking Without Listening

Saturday 14 December '13

The recent election results threw up several entertaining but hollow arguments
The Runaway Godman

Saturday 7 December '13

The news that his father Asaram Bapu’s trial was to begin on Friday was relegated to the ticker.
Drawing the Line

Saturday 7 December '13

Finally, graphic narrative finds its place in the Partition canon.
Design on your mind

Sunday 8 December '13

Is design more about communication or advertising? The debate started exactly 50 years ago and remains unresolved.
In Flight or Inflight?

Saturday 30 November '13

A TRP harvest frenzy has led news channels to go overboard, and on board as well.
Journalist Becomes the News

Saturday 23 November '13

Leading news organisations, including Tehelka, appear to be innocent of a basic understanding of the law.
Heat, Dust and Confusion

Sunday 24 November '13

Climate change incites debate and discussion but there are no absolutes. Where do we go from here? And for how long before it is too late?
Invoking an Incantation

Saturday 16 November '13

Sachin Tendulkar's long-awaited retirement has thrown the media into a state of heightened emotion.
Campaign Mode

Saturday 9 November '13

TV occupies the moral high ground on domestic abuse, superstition and unemployment.
Thick and Fast

Saturday 2 November '13

Modi had been 'putting lexicon' thick at the Patna rally, and was caught out...
The adda winds down

Wednesday 30 October '13

Rajendra Yadav believed in saying anything, as long as it was said with civility.
The Unending NaMo-RaGa NaMo-RaGa

Saturday 26 October '13

Only a legend’s death or a cyclone can divert the media from political campaigns.
Brave Old World

Sunday 20 October '13

The dark arts of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s Kapalkundala, enshrined in a tiny temple in Bengal
Cooking Up a Storm

Saturday 19 October '13

Phailin should be compared with the Odisha super-cyclone of 1999.
The short of it

Friday 18 October '13

The short story, once edged out by marketing, could be reborn thanks to technology


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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