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India’s Comical Search for Pride

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The far more absurd things than hosting the Commonwealth Games

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“Put Autonomy on the Table”

The government’s latest eight-point initiative to address the unrest in Kashmir valley is a good beginning, even if it is belated and inadequate. From what I gathered during my visit to the Valley as…

Lullaby of a New Father in Parliament

My son, apple of my scheming eyes I have so many dreams for you I see you gather a rabid crowd From a golden stage shouting loud And burning then a bus or two   It will not be easy, this politics You…

Bollywood’s Uncle Scrooge

He’s easily the most respected actor in the business; he’s also the star who’s given Hindi cinema its biggest hit ever. His salary per film is reportedly in the region of Rs 25 crore, but when it…

Ash Red-Faced

You can’t expect to be taken seriously in Bollywood if you don’t know how to throw a tantrum. You can’t expect to be taken seriously in Bollywood if you don’t know how to throw a tantrum. Luckily for…

Aishwarya Red-Faced

You can’t expect to be taken seriously in Bollywood if you don’t know how to throw a tantrum. Luckily for Abhishek and Aishwarya Bachchan, they have some practice! Reliable sources reveal the couple…

Heed Your Inner Voice

Talking to yourself might not be a bad thing, especially when it comes to exercising self-control. New research published in this month’s edition of Acta Psychologica shows that using your inner…

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Oliver Stone is interested in money as culture. Sure, he gives you the spider’s stratagem of Wall Street finance and how it all unravelled in 2008 to reveal the abyss beneath, but his fascination is…

Breaking the Rajini Myth

Robot (Enthiran in Tamil) is a landmark film because it is testing the limits of the Indian film industry’s capacity to absorb capital. Reports citing officials of Sun TV Network, whose Sun Pictures…

Toshiba Libretto W100

The iPad has changed the way we look at personal computers. It has even spawned a new genre of products dubbed iPad killers. While none of them has hit the market yet, Toshiba’s Libretto is worth…

Twins Paradox Redux

Einstein’s theory of relativity by now has been confirmed time and again, so what a new series of experiments reveals is the precision of modern instruments and the effect of relativity where we don’…