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Boria Majumdar

Boria Majumdar is a sport journalist and the author of, among other titles, Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians. He is a contributor to Open

pride-avarice
Sports
Pride and Avarice

How the glory of wearing the India cap is rapidly being eclipsed by the greed for big bucks in slambang leagues.

21 October 2009
cricket-sourav
Sports
‘I Like the Way Dhoni has Handled Captaincy’

Open catches up with Sourav Ganguly to read his mind on what lies ahead in the upcoming India-Australia series.

21 October 2009
jackpotorburden
Sports
Jackpot or Burden?

Just like their athletes, countries too train hard and compete for the right to host the Olympic Games. But winning the bid is only half the battle. Not many host cities have reaped the promised long-term benefits of hosting this greatest of all carnivals. Rio’s no stranger to hosting carnivals. Still, here are a few lessons it can learn from some of the previous Olympic hosts.

07 October 2009
DUNGARPUR
Sports
The ‘Raj’ is Dead. Long Live the ‘Raj’

From Lala Amarnath to Douglas Jardine to his favourite CK Nayudu, Raj Singh Dungarpur was a treasure trove of stories. And a cricket romantic without a peer.

17 September 2009

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

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