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The Rs 210 Crore Man

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Is Dhoni worth the endorsement deal he has signed?

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Freedom of the Mob

It is a very difficult time for journalists in India. In conflict zones like Kashmir and Chhattisgarh, they have become victims of State repression. They have been accused of being pro-separatists or…

Burdened by Nothing

How long should a country pay the price for having ministers who are  so pre-occupied elsewhere that their respective ministries become mere afterthoughts? The recent train accident at Sainthia,…

Harley in India, Finally

There is a strange connection between Alphonso mangoes and Harley-Davidson. Both are much coveted, top-of-the-pops in their respective categories, and are part of an Indo-US exchange pact. Confused?…

The Hilarious Case of Avatar Tulsi

Child geniuses are usually overrated, their future especially. That is the way of the world. In the last two decades,  there have been several children, particularly in India, who were declared…

New Rules of the M&A Game

After nearly a year of deliberations, a panel set up by the Securities & Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to review the country’s takeover framework has turned in its report. The panel, headed by…

The $1 Trillion Opportunity

The scene is straight out of a classic Western film, a new age version of Mackenna’s Gold (1969). Except, this West is wilder. Much wilder. It is Afghanistan, after all, and gold is not the only…

No Modi, Agrees BJP

Political upsets rarely get more embarrassing than this. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has not only left the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with nowhere to look, he has done so at a time that could…

Jagan’s Reddy Strategy

Everyone in Hyderabad knows it. Jaganmohan Reddy wants to be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. And he can’t wait. The question, really, is one of how well the son of former CM YS Rajasekhara…

Big-brotherly Advice from RSS

Of course, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is a cultural organisation that doesn’t interfere in the internal matters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Only, its leaders can’t stop themselves…

Wars of Water and Pride

Andhra Pradesh (AP) has decided to harden its stand on what it calls illegal projects taken up by Maharashtra on the river Godavari. This has re-ignited a decades old water war between the two states…