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Boria Majumdar

Boria Majumdar is a sports journalist and author

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India
Mary Kom’s Gold Quest

She earned her reputation as a boxer in the 46 kg and 48 kg categories. At the Olympics, she will have to fight in the tougher 51 kg category. She says she’s ready

25 June 2012
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Sports
They Do Pack a Punch

Why Indian boxers are doing so well

22 April 2012
SOLD-CRICKET
Sports
How Cricket Was Sold in India

...or a short history of the BCCI’s rise to riches

16 April 2012
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Sports
‘My Critics Didn’t Teach Me Cricket’

Open in conversation with Tendulkar after his hundredth 100

29 March 2012
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Sports
God Save Test Cricket

With home advantage turning decisive in influencing Test results, cricket runs the risk of becoming dull and predictable

04 February 2012
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Sports
Friction Replay

With the Indian team and the cricket media, the more things change, the more they remain the same

25 January 2012
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Sports
Is Cricket Going the Hockey Way?

Will the shortsightedness of India’s cricket administrators end up destroying India’s national passion the same way Indian hockey was compromised in the 1960s and 1970s?

18 January 2012
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Sports
Fletcher Memorial

Will India’s current coach end up like Chappell—just another bad memory?

12 January 2012
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Sports
The DRS and Us

Will India rue the absence of a Decision Review System?

07 January 2012
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Sports
Australia is the New Pakistan

…and the upcoming series, starting 26 December, no mere game of cricket

23 December 2011

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Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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