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Sandipan Deb

Sandipan Deb is an IIT-IIM graduate who wandered into journalism after reading a quote from filmmaker George Lucas — “Everyone cage door is open” — and has stayed there (in journalism, not a cage) for the past 19 years. He has written a book on the IITs.

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Remembering Vinod Mehta: Tales from the Last Chance Saloon

Vinod Mehta updates his memoir with more wicked and wonderful stories from his life as an editor

23 January 2015
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Mahabharata Redux

The Last War is a re-imagining of the great epic set in the Mumbai underworld. In the dead of night, a few hours before he and his brothers go to war against their cousins for control of the city’s largest crime empire, Jeet Kuru starts having doubts. But that old fox Kishenbhai will have none of it. Extracts from a new novel

29 December 2012
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The Last One

The valedictory column from a grateful editor

27 July 2010
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An Interpretation of Dreams

Christopher Nolan’s Inception is a disturbing puzzle about the difference between dreams and reality. It is guaranteed to achieve cult status.

21 July 2010
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Octopus Brain

It’s not an insult. It’s something actively being studied by scientists and engineers.

13 July 2010
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What’s Funny About It?

Going by Google’s idea of what constitutes humour, global dominance will elude it for a while yet.

06 July 2010
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For He’s a Jolly Bad Fellow

How come some of the world’s brightest minds are such no-gooders otherwise?

01 July 2010
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Pizzazz, Please

Without the flair of football individuality, this World Cup will only merit a yawn.

23 June 2010
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Words in the Wilderness

Sarat Chandra’s appeals were humane and logical. But sadly, not enough.

16 June 2010
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A Life with a View

This is poetry by a mellow Pritish Nandy, a man who thinks he’s aged.

09 June 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 nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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