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One Night at Nehru Place

Saturday 21 September '13

This gastro-pub is a happy marriage of beguilingly simple burgers and stinging cocktails.
Highs and Lows

Friday 20 September '13

The opening of Bootlegger in haughty Hauz Khas Village suffuses a welcome sense of budget
Ode to Onam

Sunday 15 September '13

Tomorrow marks Onam, the Kerala’s festival of onakkodi (new clothes), vallaamkali (snake boat races) and a whole lot of food.
Memoirs of a Sushi

Saturday 14 September '13

The city welcomes the return of a Japanese restaurant known for its poetic cuisine
Applying the Antidote

Tuesday 10 September '13

When New Delhi-based grunge band, Half Step Down, released their debut album, Overtures in Outerspace, they spent a lot of time travelling around the country gigging and promoting it.
Size Doesn’t Matter

Sunday 8 September '13

Popular city restaurants have opened smaller outlets with a varied fare at affordable prices
Haunting sounds

Saturday 7 September '13

The new Queens of the Stone Age (QOSTA) album, Like Clockwork, is one such instance.
Where Gluttony is a Virtue

Friday 6 September '13

Food inspired by the sea and the mountains of the French riviera make it to Delhi’s NCR
Playing in the Park

Sunday 1 September '13

In the country to set up a unique dining experience, Dutch ‘feeding’ designer Marije Vogelzang speaks about her design philosophy and creating her own profession
Playing in the Park

Saturday 31 August '13

In the country to set up a unique dining experience, Dutch ‘feeding’ designer Marije Vogelzang speaks about her design philosophy and creating her own profession
Irreverently Oriental

Friday 30 August '13

Diva sheds its Italian culinary finesse for fun Asian dining at the new Diva Kitsch
Mind Over Matter

Tuesday 27 August '13

Delhi-based riff outfit, Barefaced Liar (BFL) has flourished since it was started in 2002 by high-school students Akshay Chowdhry and Sumant Balakrishnan.
Repast in Rampur 

Sunday 25 August '13

Spices and textures are at the core of the newly-opened Awadhi-inspired restaurant
Supper Theatre

Sunday 25 August '13

The chef’s table is the most luxurious of personalised dining experiences
Hot Plate

Saturday 24 August '13

Kashmiri Mirch and Desi Laal Mirch but, like the Miss World pageant, also infuses international hottie Piri Piri (the African Bird’s Eye Chilli).
On the Rice Route

Wednesday 21 August '13

The Spice Route at The Imperial is frequently listed among the world’s best restaurants and chef Veena Arora is regarded as much an institution as the restaurant
Ride Along Memory Lane

Saturday 17 August '13

A return trip to Rodeo — one of Delhi’s oldest bars — throws memories, nostalgia and some great Mexican food
Chinese with a Difference

Friday 16 August '13

Ahoy! Asia introduces the Capital to cuisine of the Uyghur people of China
Back to the Roots

Sunday 18 August '13

Chefs, food lovers and homemakers are digging into their culinary heritage to seek out food that evokes a taste of home
Drink on Wheels

Sunday 11 August '13

Trolleys in Khan Market is a bit of a misnomer, but there’s no such mistake with the food


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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