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Sabbath Resurrected

Saturday 10 August '13

The music is classic Sabbath with hardly any compromising to contemporary standards in the genre.
Thai High

Sunday 4 August '13

The Thai Pavilion makes a triumphant debut in the city
A Djinn & A Prayer

Saturday 3 August '13

A black magic walk takes the path of wish fulfilment and storytelling
Monsoon in Morocco

Friday 2 August '13

Talk checks out S Bar and Restaurant, Delhi
The Smell of the Night

Sunday 21 July '13

Wandering through the lanes of the Walled City and sampling the fare on offer during the holy month of Ramzan.
Soul Sisters

Saturday 20 July '13

Elma’s Brasserie is a welcome addition to the group that prides itself in comfort food
Bon Appétit

Sunday 14 July '13

Le Bistro Du Parc adds a welcome French flavour to the Capital’s growing culinary landscape
Fried and Tested

Saturday 13 July '13

On International French Fries Day, we examine how the snack has taken root in the city.
Fully Faarsi?

Sunday 7 July '13

An Iranian restaurant extends the olive branch with its succulent kebabs
The Zombie Returns

Saturday 29 June '13

Rob Zombie’s voice reminds one of gravel. Not the kind that carpets pristine suburban lawns, but the kind that scrunches around tombstones
Beating Around the Bush

Saturday 29 June '13

Australian percussionist Ben Walsh debuts his Loop Zero project in the country
Alcohol Anonymous

Friday 28 June '13

At India's first shot bar, spirits run high, both in food and drinks

Tuesday 25 June '13

Electrical engineer by day, food blogger by night, Sandeepa Mukherjee Datta for the last five years has been writing a blog from the US titled ‘Bong Mom’s Cookbook’. Recently, she published a book by ...
Bong is the Word

Tuesday 25 June '13

Your style of writing is extremely engaging, whether you’re talking about a dish or describing a Zumba class.
Bong is the Word

Monday 24 June '13

Electrical engineer by day, food blogger by night, Sandeepa Mukherjee Datta manages to fit in a lot of activities in a limited time. For the last five years, Datta has been writing a Bengali food blog...
Trekking 101

Sunday 23 June '13

A first-hand account of a first time trek, to Devbhoomi and back
Metro Dining

Saturday 22 June '13

Epicuria minds the gap at the Nehru Place Metro station, filling it with gastronomic delicacies.
Master stroke

Friday 21 June '13

Ripudaman Handa, winner of this year’s Masterchef India, on his journey from the family kitchen to a national stage
Barring Food

Friday 21 June '13

Bar.King Street in Connaught Place is a great bar as long as you keep food out of the equation
Delhi Boy’s Masterstroke

Thursday 20 June '13

Ripudaman Handa, winner of this year’s Masterchef India, on his journey from the family kitchen to a national stage


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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