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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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Books
Jesus Christ Superstory

Philip Pullman’s is perhaps the most important novel yet of the still-young century. It’s a grand tragedy about two brothers—Jesus and Christ.

21 April 2010
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The Rules of the Game

Ideas whose time has come. Let’s see them in IPL4.

20 April 2010
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The Right to Happiness

It took just one visit to Kabul to appreciate what we take so much for granted.

14 April 2010
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The Heroism of Bodyline

Sport must make space for anger against injustice and the vagaries of fate.

06 April 2010
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An Ode to the Moon

It’s that one and only in the night sky that inspires us in ways nothing else does.

31 March 2010
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Why?

Why did Kanu Sanyal, the very first Naxalite, take his own life? Ill health? Despair? Or was he making a final statement? The most profound of all.

24 March 2010
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When a Film Gyres and Gimbles

Tim Burton’s Alice is wonderfully greater than the sum of its parts.

23 March 2010
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Mind the Gap

Computers can send a man to the moon, but it takes humans to marvel at the truly marvellous.

16 March 2010
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Too Much Teen Spirit

There are times you just have to wonder. How much freedom do we give our teenagers?

10 March 2010
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When Fantasy Meets Reality

How will today’s children learn to live in their own world when all they read about are heroes who have magical powers to fight evil forces?

02 March 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 an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

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, 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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