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Lhendup G Bhutia

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Art & Culture
Or Else, Oblivion

An effort to preserve those quaint letters on old signboards of shops as part of the country’s street heritage

04 October 2012
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Art & Culture
India’ First Art Nursery

As India’s most iconic art gallery turns 60, the story of how it shaped and reshaped Indian art

04 October 2012
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Art & Culture
Eavesdropping on the Akhtars

How the hilarious father-son gag on radio came to be

30 September 2012
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Real India
Where the Streets Have Too Many Names

A controversial bid to rename a road after Jagjit Singh has a funny twist

30 September 2012
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Art & Culture
Mahesh Bhatt’s Razzmatazz

From parallel cinema to a smutfest in 30 years, what happened to this one-time auteur?

21 September 2012
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Living
An Appointment with the Sexpert

Mahinder Watsa is a rage in Mumbai. Lemon drops for contraception or PVC-pipe penises, the 88-year-old doctor has answers for anything you ever wanted to know about sex but were too busy laughing to ask

14 September 2012
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Living
The Scientologists of India

Evil cult or misunderstood religion, Scientology is slowly finding followers in India

30 August 2012
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Living
The Leopard in My Backyard

Where close encounters with creatures of the wild are disturbingly common

24 August 2012
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India
Mizoram’s Wild Flower

The amazing story of the four-year-old who went missing in a jungle and returned 38 years later

19 August 2012
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India
The Serial Killer Who Wasn’t

Ravindra Kantrole, accused of being Mumbai’s ‘Beer Man’ and acquitted in 2009 of serial murder, has opened a fast food stall while his lawyer has scripted a movie on his story

21 July 2012

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 several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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