Venkata Vemuri

Britain’s New Coalition

Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are to share power with David Cameron as PM and Nick Clegg as his deputy. This experiment could nudge electoral reforms along that democrats worldwide would be watching.

14 May 2010
Blade Runner

He has a British passport, but plays for India. Watch out, for India may finally find a fencing champion in Gaurav Gupta.

06 May 2010
Coalition Sceptre Hangs over British Elections

With the increasing popularity of LibDems, the UK could see a hung parliament this year, as traditional Labour supporters now have the option of changing their mind without voting Conservative.

16 February 2010
Art & Culture
State of the Art

Legendary collector Charles Saatchi has his eye on Indian art and the result is a mega show featuring 26 Indian artists in London.

11 February 2010
Kicked Hard and Laid Low

From the world’s richest football club to debts the size of a football field, Man U is in serious disarray.

28 January 2010
Art & Culture
Still Moving Histories

An exhibition in London looks at 150 years of photography in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

27 January 2010
Masquerade Party

Here’s why Nick Griffin’s appearance on the BBC’s Question Time show sparked outrage in the UK

28 October 2009
Eye of the Storm

The Prime Minister of the UK is one-eyed, and the other eye is deteriorating. But neither he nor the Opposition thinks it reason enough for him to step down.

21 October 2009
Art & Culture
Jewel of the East

The British love affair with Indian royalty continues. But in an elaborate exhibition beginning this week, the V&A Museum hopes to dispel the stereotype of the maharaja.

06 October 2009
Art & Culture
Mother India, Reloaded

Mehboob Khan’s classic is now MI21, a wordless, 45-minute recital of live music set to clips from the movie.

15 September 2009


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Brahma Chellaney

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MJ Akbar

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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

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