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Suhit Kelkar

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Books
Love Stories Are Not Straight

This queer anthology questions labels such as ‘straight’ and ‘gay’ and, among other things, addresses the complications of love

25 January 2013
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Sports
The Commentator’s Curse

Times when players would rather a commentator didn’t praise them

20 December 2012
Indus-Creed
Art & Culture
An Evolved Creed

Uday Benegal, lead singer of Indus Creed, on the band’s new album 'Evolve' after a silence of 17 years, and about its return to a revitalised Indian rock scene

26 October 2012
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Real India
On Board the Science Express

A train is travelling through the country teaching thousands of students science

24 September 2012
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Art & Culture
Go Figure

Quasar Thakore Padamsee challenges his audience to piece together his play on Tibetan identity

21 September 2012
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Art & Culture
An Actor’s Take on Shivaji

Nandu Madhav, best known for his turn as Dadasaheb Phalke in India’s Oscar entry film Harishchandrachi Factory, directs a successful play on Shivaji

19 August 2012
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World
‘India needs to be intimate with China’

In an interview with Open, writer Martin Jacques sounds a wake-up call for India: engage China or prepare to endure its hegemony

19 August 2012
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Art & Culture
The People in Their Heads

A father tormented by visions of his dead son, a boy battling dreams of azaadi and football, soldiers fighting their inner demons... Djinns of Eidgah is a deeply disturbing play on Kashmir

15 July 2012
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India
When a Lie Scrapes the Sky

Niranjan Hiranandani was leased land to build affordable housing. Instead, he made flats for the rich. Now the Bombay High Court has ordered him to keep his original word

06 May 2012
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Sports
Not a Pawn In Anyone’s Game

Vaishali Salavkar is a wife, mother, masseuse. And, oh, she recently won her sixth national blind chess title

23 February 2012

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 the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

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