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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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Voices
Cricket Is Uplifting

…and the India-South Africa Test series showed us why.

24 February 2010
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The Real Trickle-Down Effect

The State’s war against the Naxalites boils down to just this: the poor fighting the poorer.

16 February 2010
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The Elephant in the Rain

It was a sight that haunts me. Humans can be frightfully mean without giving it a second thought.

09 February 2010
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Books
Techno Tradition

A world of extreme tech and ancient tradition. Sci-fi fans, strap your seat belts for a completely cool trip.

03 February 2010
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Miracles Still Happen

There’s nothing like the music of a man with nothing much to prove anymore to himself or the world.

02 February 2010
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When Show Biz was Show Liz

Elizabeth Taylor represented woman power—at complete ease with her sexuality.

27 January 2010
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The Art of Dying

As in life, Jyotibabu was astoundingly lucky in death.

19 January 2010
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Cinema
Sherlock Holmes

Don’t listen to the purists. Have some fun on the side by spotting the liberties Ritchie takes with Doyle’s characters.

13 January 2010
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Uncivil Engineer

3 Idiots’ portrayal of the IIT education system is both grossly unfair and untrue.

12 January 2010
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Nandy’s Legacy

Sports and the human spirit are inextricable. Moti Nandy taught us that and so much more.

05 January 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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