Open picks its own favourites to watch during the World Cup in South Africa.
The semi-literate ‘inventor’ of herbal petrol has a secure place in the modern Indian pantheon of conmen. After 15 year, he’s back with new tricks.
Dhirubhai’s younger son is a businessman who once had the grandest of plans for his half of Reliance in a wide variety of sectors. Today, he has little to show for them.
For India’s most successful public image manager to suffer an image crisis is an irony that requires us to think beyond the obvious.
The BCCI’s charges against Lalit Modi are unlikely to get very far so long as there are fears of what else might show up.
When a renowned free market economist takes to translating an entire epic from the original classical Sanskrit, his passion can only be marvelled at.
It is not just about Lalit Modi and some greedy businessmen and politicians. If the IPL mess is not contained quickly, the entire world cricket economy could be staring at disaster.
The latest controversy surrounding the Indian Premier League will impact its credibility as a professionally run sporting spectacle.
It better be, for no business that takes its core customers for granted can survive long. If Tests go, cricket dies.
As a masterpiece of poetry, it remains unparalleled. As a signifier of a civilisation’s ethical and spiritual heritage, it is unsurpassed. What makes it so unique is that it is ‘alive’ in many senses of the word.
CELESTIAL HEROISM IS a bestseller, unless it is badly made. In it merges great survivor dramas and the romance of breaching the boundaries of human…
Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals
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 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 is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation
Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.
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