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The Law That Saved a Billion Lives

One day in September 2007, Arun Kumar (1), a serving officer in the Indian Army, took a routine blood test. To his surprise, he found his total leukocyte count (TLC) was at 13,000, a little beyond…

Love Jihad

Love. Jihad. These two words may mean two different things, but together, they assume political potency. Or so believes the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka. As the party nears the end of…

An Addiction and its Amazing Utility

“What does a finance minister turn to when he requires resources?” asked Finance Minister P Chidambaram, presenting India’s Union Budget on 28 February, before puffing out the predictable-as-ever…

Stonehenge Manager

For the first time in close to 5,000 years, Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, will have a general manager. A major tourist attraction, Stonehenge is believed to have been…

Tripping Over Caste Lines

A fortnight ago, the Maharashtra unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a new president. The announcement, made sans fanfare, has led to an eerie silence when there should have been jubilation…

Being Inhuman?

MUMBAI ~ Actor Salman Khan, who lives with his family in Bandra’s Galaxy Apartments, purchased two enviable bungalows in 2011. They adjoin each other and overlook the sea. However, in between, in…

Setback in Andhra

Over the last seven years or so, Maoists have desperately been trying to revive their movement in Andhra Pradesh. They were almost entirely wiped out in the state by 2006, forcing them to retreat…

Nautanki Saaley

An incisive comment about the farce revolving around Sanjay Dutt’s sentencing has been by Nana Patekar. In an interview to a Marathi television channel, he says he has the simple question of why Dutt…

Nautanki Saaley

An incisive comment about the farce revolving around Sanjay Dutt’s sentencing has been by Nana Patekar. In an interview to a Marathi television channel, he says he has the simple question of why Dutt…

The Strange Trajectory of an Agitation

On a recent Friday afternoon in Mumbai, a young female journalist of a Marathi newspaper enters a part of Azad Maidan that seems reserved for demonstrations. It is a warm day, and apart from a few…