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Boria Majumdar

Boria Majumdar is a sports journalist and author

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

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Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

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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