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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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Why Hollywood Should Watch TV

If top TV programming in the US has the smarts to survive the tyranny of the remote control, it must be sharp.

21 October 2009
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Staring at Defeat

Even the security forces know that every starving Indian is a potential Maoist insurgent

14 October 2009
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I’m Through with Cricket

Enough is enough. They’ve done it—ruined the world’s greatest game.

07 October 2009
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The Power of Fiction

If the Jesus story is mostly a fabrication, it could yet let me outdo Dan Brown.

29 September 2009
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Did Jesus Exist?

Lateral thinking, lateral questions—occasioned by a book I chanced upon during a Mediterranean holiday.

23 September 2009
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Looking It in the Eye

It’s in the final moments of life that character shines through. Lisa Ray just let us glimpse hers.

16 September 2009
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Running Rings of Smoke

Where there’s a ban, there’s a way around it

09 September 2009
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Looping the Loop

The wonders of whimsical Wikipedia surfing.

02 September 2009
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The Most Beautiful Women

Here’s why they say beauty is in the eye of the beholder

26 August 2009
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Undying Memories

Isn’t there something just a little probable about life after death?

19 August 2009

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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