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The New Yorker: Eliot’s ugly beauty

Tuesday 24 September '13

FYI George Eliot’s Wiki page is the most scandalous thing you’ll read this month.
Making music in place of war

Sunday 15 September '13

Last week when the Zubin-Mehta led Bavarian State Orchestra staged Ehsaas-e-Kashmir concert in Kashmir, the effort drew praise and criticism in equal measure. As part of the protest, a rival concert, ...
Welfare's State

Sunday 1 September '13

As India prepares to roll out the world’s largest welfare scheme, with the food security Bill aiming to reach out to nearly two-thirds of the population or 800 million people, a look at how ‘welfare’ ...
The Battle for London

Saturday 31 August '13

It is movie-ready, but this fantasy is no comparison to the Potter universe.
Astronaut fruitcake

Sunday 25 August '13

US Army Laboratories that developed space menus made public two fruitcake recipes from the Apollo missions in 2013
No time for Telangana here, only Andhra thalis on the menu

Wednesday 31 July '13

At the Andhra Bhavan canteen, it was almost business as usual.
Stories behind the stories

Sunday 28 July '13

Theirs were reports that trod new paths and blazed through the fortified walls of the powerful. The winners of the sixth Ramnath Goenka Awards for Excellence in Journalism—given for work done in 2010—...
A Night of Excellence

Thursday 25 July '13

India’s finest journalists were honoured at the sixth Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, presided over by the Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam on Tuesday.
A Night of Excellence

Thursday 25 July '13

It was a night when news took a backseat. Entrances were made, awards were won, and applause rang out as India’s finest journalists were honoured at the sixth Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism A...
A Night of Excellence

Thursday 25 July '13

It was a night when news took a backseat. To newsmakers, journalists and politicians
A Night of Excellence

Thursday 25 July '13

It was a night when news took a backseat. To newsmakers, journalists and politicians.
What the world is reading

Tuesday 23 July '13

Don’t mourn for Detroit, says Matthew Yglesias
'I had travelled alone to many places, but I never felt unsafe. Till I came to India'

Sunday 26 May '13

A woman from Philippines recounts the horror of being a solo traveller in India.
Snip and Keep

Sunday 5 May '13

Censors let in on the scenes you could not watch, and why by Priyanka Kotamaraju.
Celebrating Women in 20 languages, 24 films

Wednesday 1 May '13

In Chico Buarque’s Budapest, the author writes of emotions one experiences on hearing a language for the first time.
Once Censored, Now Enjoying Full View

Sunday 28 April '13

As part of the 100 years of Indian Cinema celebrations, CBFC is organising a three-day workshop on censorship that got off to a rousing start in Delhi recently.
Once censored, now enjoying full view

Saturday 27 April '13

As part of 100 years of Indian Cinema celebrations, CBFC is organising a workshop on censorship.
What the world is reading

Tuesday 23 April '13

The Somalis named her ‘Amira’, the princess. When Somali pirates took the Ukranian ship M V Faina hostage (the ship was carrying Russian tanks to arm South Sudanese militia)
What the world is reading

Tuesday 2 April '13

50 miles off the coast of Costa Rica, in the Pacific Ocean, thousands of dolphins get together to, well, party

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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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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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