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A Man With No Convictions

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Amitabh Bachchan’s political flip-flops

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India This Week

Karat Gives in to Detractors A row over fixing new dates for the 20th party congress of the CPM—originally scheduled for April 2011—has considerably eroded the authority of CPM General Secretary…

Making The Design Cut

Three Indian restaurants have been nominated for the prestigious UK-based Restaurant and Bar Design Awards. Trikaya from Pune, Smoke House Deli and I-talia from New Delhi have made the cut. “…

Words Worth

Remember Baba Sehgal’s Thanda thanda pani, or Daler Mehendi’s onomatopoeic classics like Tunak tunak tun? Things could change after Nine, India’s first “writer-led” band. A four member group brought…

Food United

Even as it battles heavy debt, Manchester United has opened a signature café in Mumbai’s Phoenix Mills. The menu at the Manchester United Café Bar offers burgers, pizzas and pastas.  There are quite…

Mumbai Unmuted

Mumbai Unmute is an unusual photo exhibition. It just has images of people holding placards. But since there is a message for Mumbai in it, it does have a meaning to it. The team of three IITians—…

China Checkers

While the US was prompt in its tributes to Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu on his demise, the Chinese envoy to Delhi, Zhang Yan, was behind many others in issuing a condolence statement. Yan was…

Café McDonald’s

Diversifying into adult experiences, McDonald’s Corporation’s new venture is McCafes. Usually located alongside McDonald’s outlets in America, Canada and Australia, these Euro-style cafes are serving…

DA for the Maid

The prospect of a minimum wage for Tamil Nadu’s 1.8 million domestic workers has inched closer to reality. Last week, a state government-appointed panel in its draft proposal recommended Rs 30 per…

From Business Baron to Gardener

The empire of Prabhu Shankar Agarwal, owner of the Haldiram brand, is estimated at Rs 500 crore. So chances are that he will take some time to get used to his present status as a ‘semi-skilled’…

Fitness Fabric

If you are the sort of person who knows the difference between chakra and aura then you need to buy your clothes from Advantage Organic Naturals Technologies (Aont). The two-year-old company, founded…