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Delhi in Doldrums

Golak Khandual is an architect, painter and photographer and divides his time between the villages of central India and Delhi. His new show, called New New Delhi, is an exhibition by an artist…

Danger and Denial

A cigarette butt stubbed out in anger after an argument, an earring that fell off in the throes of lovemaking, a frayed pack of cards: objects on display in Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence. Each…

Business Briefing 5/12

The B-school Exam Goof-up; ABCD Lessons for Infosys The B-school Exam Bungle Common Admission Test (CAT), the gateway to management education in India, is  fast turning into a farce. The idea to…

India This Week

Pressure on Ulfa Bears Results This 30th year of the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) could well be its last. The outfit, raised in 1979, suffered its most debilitating blow this week with…

HP’s All-in-One

All-in-one PCs like the Apple iMac are not only space saving but look pret­ty cool too, and some companies have come out with models that have an Atom-based CPU built into the screen, to ply the…

Are Bigger Brains Better?

The question is not as simple as it seems. A whale’s brain can weigh up to 9 kg (with over 200 billion nerve cells) but that does not make it more intelligent than a human being with a brain weighing…

The Comic Side of the Right Wing

When I was a boy I was a Hindu nationalist. Even though my mother tried to raise me as a good Christian, and I was forced to go to church on all public holidays, as a patriot I believed that to be an…

Where Did Dr No-No Go?

He is out in the cold, unsung and unlamented ever since the caste-based regional party run by his maverick father faced a complete rout in the last Lok Sabha election. But Anbumani Ramadoss is…

The Girl Who Dared

During the peak of the Amarnath agitation in 2008, which left Jammu & Kashmir divided, two lovers, separated by a distance of 290 km, sat glued to their mobile phones. They dreamt of a future…

The Complex Maharashtrian

Most Maharashtrians look down on ‘leaders’ like Raj Thackeray, but his success is due to a strange Marathi gene. Most Maharashtrians look down on ‘leaders’ like Raj Thackeray, but his success is due…