Rahul Bhatia

On the First Night, Resignation

“I have seen so much, I want to cry,” a storekeeper said from behind the metal barrier he’d pulled down after the blast

14 July 2011
Friendship, the Google Way

Google is playing the Pied Piper again with its new social networking platform, and its early converts are ready to bid adieu to Facebook. Not tearfully either

07 July 2011
The Origins of Ramdev

The making of Ramdev is inevitably the story of the intriguing world of spiritual TV

30 June 2011
Art & Culture
First, the Cause

How a bold new venture hopes to shake things up in the movie financing business by focusing exclusively on social themes that can work at the box office

17 May 2011
Art & Culture
If Not an Oscar, the Oscar Library Will Do

Indian filmmakers keep boasting about their scripts getting into the Oscar Library. But the library rejects no script that is sent

24 March 2011
Art & Culture
The Quiet Royalties Heist

The Copyright Bill could dramatically change fortunes in India’s film industry. But the drama behind it is even more interesting

18 March 2011
A House Called Antilla

How the richest Indian has kept his city palace completely opaque to the prying eyes of media

10 March 2011
Art & Culture
The Shape of Emptiness

Writer Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi’s most ambitious work captures a life in transition, and in a new language too

18 February 2011
Art & Culture
The ‘Ban’ on Javed Akhtar

Is there one? What kind of ban is it? And how do you enforce one anyway? The legal/ethical lines seem blurry

25 January 2011
Art & Culture
His Own Way

Big things are expected of Raj Kumar Gupta, the man who made Aamir. He knows this, but is doing his damnedest to ignore it

06 January 2011


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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