Kabeer Sharma

How to Reach the Front Row

As Delhi Fashion Week kicks off, here are 10 foolproof tips on landing yourself that privileged seat by the runway.

24 March 2010
In the Name of God

The fascinating story of the swami who started as a hotel doorman and made crores as a pimp disguised as a Sai Baba devotee with a temple, ashram and sex worker network of his own.

10 March 2010
For a King’s Breakfast

Fellow Goa holidayers, unite! There’s plenty to lose if this fine Goan beer is pushed over by bigger players and other bullies that are kicking sand in its face.

09 March 2010
Secret Lives of Sex Gurus

They’re women. And they counsel readers on their most terrible insecurities. Who are they, and should we trust their advice?

03 March 2010
Art & Culture
Bond with the Rest

Open speculates on what the prospective suitors for MGM might do with the studio’s money-spinning Bond franchise.

03 February 2010
Glass Act

Chunky black frames are back on the most distinguished of noses. It’s about non-conformism more than nerdism, and more than ever before.

27 January 2010
Draw Yourself out over Drunch

It’s not lunch, it’s not brunch—it’s drunch. When you’re free and feel like stretching your drinks over good conversation and food for hours on end.

20 January 2010
Ultimately It’s Black

Faced with too many common folk clogging everything up, the social networking site Facebook went exclusive with a snazzy new version—only by invitation.

30 December 2009
Dry, Dry, Dry Again

This sanctuary just doesn’t have water enough to keep the birds coming. And Unesco is threatening to strike it off its World Heritage list.

25 December 2009
The Trend, in Happier Times

A crash course in trends that ruled the twentieth century.

17 December 2009


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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

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