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The Alchemy of Desire

Saturday 2 November '13

A botanical odyssey, Elizabeth Gilbert’s new novel is a tribute to the forgotten women of science.
On the edge of speed

Saturday 28 September '13

Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’ is a reminder that Formula 1 may have changed, but it hasn’t lost its daring — or its heated politics.
Caught in the Middle

Saturday 7 September '13

Neil Gaiman’s new book treads the uncertain landscape between childhood nightmares and reality.
Wilted Away

Saturday 8 June '13

The story of a young girl’s journey to reclaim herself fails to soar
A life in football

Monday 13 May '13

Alex Ferguson’s decision to retire draws one of sport’s most successful partnerships to a close
Mars in our dreams

Saturday 30 March '13

The Red Planet signifies destruction and the promise of a new beginning
The radical Ms Austen

Saturday 2 February '13

Her theatres of conflict are ballrooms and parlours, her weapons of choice, fans and scented notes
Finding Kurtz

Saturday 22 December '12

Heart of Darkness casts a long shadow over State of Wonder
Michael Schumacher: The long goodbye

Friday 30 November '12

Schumacher’s comeback was less than successful but it had its moments
The man who saw tomorrow

Tuesday 13 November '12

Nate Silver’s predictions for the US election have provoked a debate between gut-feel punditry and data
The Woman Who Didn’t Die Enough

Saturday 10 November '12

Literary detective Thursday Next loses her cutting edge
Staying with the formula

Friday 2 November '12

The Indian Grand Prix was just another F1 race, and that’s a good thing
Twilight Sagas

Saturday 18 August '12

The Artist and Hugo offer delightful variations of a familiar theme
Coming of Age

Saturday 26 May '12

It may feel dated now, but the Sex and the City series had its own way of looking at love and life
Sort of happily ever after

Thursday 26 April '12

Hollywood’s fascination with ‘rebooted’ fairy tales is a sign of the times
The higher education myth

Monday 2 April '12

Latest study: India’s enrolment ratio is still well below global average
The strain spreads

Monday 19 September '11

Panic becomes an infectious disease in Soderbergh’s film.


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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