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Let’s Do as Cavemen Do

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The primitive modern

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Faf du Plessis

The South African batsman Francois ‘Faf’ du Plessis, along with AB de Villiers, recently came close to accomplishing the highest successful chase in a Test match. Pursuing 458 runs for victory…

Enchanted Saif

For someone who has projected himself as a reader, Saif Ali Khan seems to be taking quite a while to get through Salman Rushdie’s The Enchantress of Florence. In November 2009, asked by Mid-Day what…

And Enemies Closer

Lalit Modi’s Twitter account was his only venting platform during his exile from Indian cricket. Now that he is expecting victory in the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections, the former IPL boss…

The Cross Ticks All the boxes

It’s official—to be truly trendy today, you need a Cross to bear. The Christian Cross has become a big fashion trend all over the world. Major designers like Versace and Dolce & Gabbana may have…

Pallu, Pleat, Power

The sari in the urban office space is a message: see, I can handle this extravagant, ancient garment without zippers and stitches and convenient buttons. I can wrap it round and tuck it in strategic…

The Man Who Knows Too Much

As media editor at The Times Of India (TOI), Khalid Mohamed was Filmfare editor and hosted its awards for nine years. He was influential too as the newspaper’s film critic for 27 years.…

The Inconvenient Chief Minister

Arvind Kejriwal’s is an inconvenient presence in Indian politics. A corporate leader calls him ‘the ghost of Che Guevara’. Some call his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) a ‘giant killer’. To the man himself,…

The BJP’s Tea Party

Roadside chai has never held much importance for most of the state’s BJP leaders. With the threat of diabetes, many have stopped drinking tea at roadside stalls because sugarless tea is rarely on…

A Tale of Two Rape Cases

Over two days this month, two rapists in Delhi were sentenced to seven years in prison each by lower courts. On 12 December, NDTV.com’s headline for an article on the first case was ‘Youth gets 7…

Girls Mature Faster Than Boys

As the saying ago, girls attain maturity sooner than boys. But is there any scientific truth to such a claim? According to a new study, not only do girls mature faster than boys, it occurs because of…