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Underdog to Top Dog

Vinayakan’s superlative performance opposite Rajinikanth in Jailer puts him in the league of India’s best villains

23 August 2023
20 years on, Sérgio de Mello’s Indian-origin friend opens up about his death in Baghdad, movie on him

The UN top official’s death in the Aug 19, 2003 attack was preventable; Sergio the film is rubbish, says former UN veteran Mukesh Kapila

22 August 2023
Pakistan army’s supremacy can be traced to how early rulers sought to overcome disadvantages with India: Ayesha Jalal

In the first decade of independence, Pakistan’s top leadership solicited the assistance of the US and joined anti-Soviet security alliances

21 August 2023
Why are they afraid of Imran Khan?
Pakistani army will in due course have a pact with Imran Khan: Christine Fair

The Pakistani armed forces will not want a coup as it will then be directly responsible for all the wrongdoing, notes the American military scholar

18 August 2023
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The Passion of Pazhassi Raja

An 18th century Kerala king starred in the longest war waged against British forces in the subcontinent

11 August 2023
Guilty of Dancing

Sarmad Khoosat’s recent film that has been banned in Pakistan records a man’s undoing

04 August 2023
The Victims Within

A hate campaign and other incidents in Andhra Pradesh expose the relentless persecution of Ahmadiyyas by Sunnis

28 July 2023
American influencer to play AI character in Malayalam movie

Aparna Mulberry, the US-born, Malayalam-speaking vlogger, will play Monica, a human-like robot

25 July 2023
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The Class of Tomorrow

At a time when technology is changing rapidly, colleges in India, as elsewhere, look to tap new opportunities amidst challenges

21 July 2023


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 a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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