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Manu Joseph

Manu Joseph became a journalist because he did not have to crack any objective-type entrance exam to be one. He is the author of two novels -- The Illicit Happiness of Other People, and Serious Men, his first, which won The Hindu Literary Prize and was one of Huffington Post 10 Best Books of 2010.

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Living
Have You Been to Krabi?

Why you must not waste time on Bangkok

27 April 2011
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Voices
Stuck with the Mascot

The great liberator, in time, will become the problem

16 April 2011
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Voices
The Anna Hazare Show

The comic revolution of an obsolete man

06 April 2011
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Voices
Stringing Us Along

As New Delhi enters its 100th year, an outsider’s spurious tribute

06 January 2011
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Voices
After the Near Farce

Barkha Dutt had asked Open some questions about the X-Tapes story. Here are the answers.

02 December 2010
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Voices
The Buck Stops Here Too

After Open carried the transcripts of conversations between two iconic journalists and Niira Radia, a powerful PR person, the Indian media countered the story with strategic silence. A sacred code of Indian journalism had been broken.

25 November 2010
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Voices
The Importance of Arundhati Roy

She is the creation of the very system she wants to dismantle, she is the anomaly that completes the system. Like Neo in The Matrix

28 October 2010
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Art & Culture
Travolta, Passing Through

15 minutes with a Scientologist

30 September 2010
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India
India’s Search for Pride

In the pursuit of national prestige, India does things far more absurd than hosting the Commonwealth Games.

30 September 2010
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The Revenge of Rajnikanth

Those who try to understand his extraordinary fame are wasting their time.

17 September 2010

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 a member of Rajya Sabha and 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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