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Where Will the Water Go?

Politics has a similar structure to business if you consider that the product or service on offer is the politician himself. There are entrepreneurs constantly on the lookout to establish their…

Bilawal Jokes

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of the late former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, and President Asif Ali Zardari, made international news last week when he flew to Dubai after a tiff with…

India’s Most Foul Mouthed Chief Whip

KOCHI ~ The chief whip of any legislative assembly is only busy when there is voting in the House. The rest of the days, he or she remains jobless to the best of our information. But not so the…

Where Will the Water Go?

Politics has a similar structure to business if you consider that the product or service on offer is the politician himself. There are entrepreneurs constantly on the lookout to establish their…

Don’t Count Shivraj Chouhan Out

As Narendra Modi continued his rise within the BJP hierarchy, returning to the party parliamentary board on his own terms with Amit Shah in tow, the two-time Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj…

Rahul’s Mahadalit Card

Can a strategy that failed in Uttar Pradesh work in Bihar? That is a grumble one hears these days at 24 Akbar Road, headquarters of the Congress party in New Delhi. The Passi card, on which Rahul…

Is Love Overrated?

When a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way’—Jane Austen in Northanger Abbey I…

The Show Goes On

I have been a model now for almost 10 years. In a world where models are getting younger and younger, I see the years going by and many birthdays being celebrated. Every year I get asked if this…

The Second Woman

‘All her life, she swam upstream, defying convention, defying prejudice, questioning choices,’ says Namita Gokhale in the foreword to this autobiography by Hindi writer Dr Prabha Khaitan, translated…

The Man Who Wants to Sue Facebook

A fervent supporter of causes for children and women, it wasn’t long before I stumbled upon the online campaign ‘Force Facebook to Block all Child Pornography’ by Men against Prostitution and…