TR Vivek

New Telecom Buzz

India’s mobile revolution enters a new phase, with an entrepreneurial rush to market cheap handsets under local brand names.

23 December 2009
Think Suzwagen

Watch out, folks! Volkswagen’s 20 per cent stake in Suzuki could help reshape the contours of the global race track!

16 December 2009
Thunder Tomes

Recent literature on the world’s financial crisis is anything but boring. These books crackle, roar and rip

26 November 2009
Fallen Apart

Journalist Kingshuk Nag has wasted little time in putting together an account of Ramalinga Raju’s dubious deeds.

17 November 2009
‘You Guys Are So Expressive’

The Finnish superbrand’s design specialist Juliana Fereira shrugs off comparisons with the iPhone and holds forth on creating a global language of iconography and the importance of widgets. What’s that? Read on

12 November 2009
Art & Culture
The Truman Show and Sundry Spinoffs

Reality and reality-based shows on TV provoke the State’s deepest censorship urges, but aren’t its objections all too arbitrary?

05 November 2009
Come One, Come All

As a host of ambitious mobile firms enter the fastest growing telecom market, breaking the clutter and earning customer loyalty is their biggest challenge.

30 October 2009
The Guru

Spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev lets Open into the secrets of human engineering in the age of podcasts, YouTube and the Internet.

14 October 2009
Crash Test Dummies in Indian Skies

Look at the wreckage that is India’s aviation sector today, and a revival plan assumes urgency. Start by freeing Air India of state control

07 October 2009
The Business of YSR’s Legacy

Politics has been really cosy with business in Andhra Pradesh, and that’s the story of the succession drama under way after YSR’s demise.

17 September 2009


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 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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