Open Diary

Swapan Dasgupta

‘Declinology’ is a favourite Bengali pastime

Let the Lesser State Know

The midnight attack on terror camps in PoK alone won’t bring Pakistan to heel. We have a lot more to do

Let’s Restore Rhetoric

The crisis in the language of politics

Pakistani Actors: The Usual Suspects

On Pakistani actors in Bollywood being targeted by the MNS

Caste Violence No Bar

On Hardik Patel threatening Sanjay Leela Bhansali on behalf of Rajputs

Presence of Mind

Why were the films which established Shah Rukh Khan as a major star those that showed him as a psychopath?

Thank God No Margarita for Modi

Skipping the NAM summit is Modi’s heroic effort to retrieve India from the last morasses of ideology

The Sacred Cow: An Epic Stature

Reading the Mahabharata in search of the sacred cow

Honeycreepers in the Land of Fire

Learning about the evolution of birds

Wear and Declare

You either choose to aid a future where what matters is simply profit, or you choose to create one where everyone profits


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