Open Diary

Swapan Dasgupta

The embarrassment of a hacked Twitter account and the experience of a budget speech

Open Diary

Independence Day speeches, Abir Mukherjee's crime thrillers and a visit to the Rashtrapati Bhavan

Communications: Ajit Narayanan, 35, Founder Invention Labs

“We have translated a pictorial dictionary into speech”

Shaming the Empire

There is more to the history of the Indo-British encounter than Shashi Tharoor’s polished rhetoric

A Not So Considered Opinion

Deconstructing a speech made by Jaya Bachchan on India’s new anti-rape Bill in which she says many things without saying anything

Is Narendra Modi Smart?

A review of a long speech

The King’s Speech

A day with a group of stammerers


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