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Sarkar 3 Movie Review

Ram Gopal Varma loves interiors. All the ‘Sarkar’ films have been shot in dimly lit, elaborately furnished rooms, with the central character, Subhash Nagre (Amitabh Bachchan), placed on his throne,…

King Arthur - Legend of the Sword Movie Review

The key word here is ‘legend’ and Guy Richie’s interpretation in this movie is valid, in that so much of the Anglo-Saxon history of the British Isles, especially during the fifth century when King…

All About Steve

NO OTHER STEREOTYPE in cricket is more carefully sculpted in its ruggedness than the image of the Australian Test captain. Mirthless, godless, forbidding men. Men with dirt under their nails and…

Kejriwal as Fake News

WHY DO I think of Emmanuel Macron when I think of the descent of Arvind Kejriwal? With the election of Macron, whose movement En Marche! shares his initials, the fall of Europe has been averted,…

Kapil Mishra: Fast Unto Not Death

ON WEDNESDAY, Kapil Mishra, former minister of the Aam Aadmi Party and the man who accused his party chief Arvind Kejriwal of corruption, went on a fast unto death for a somewhat strange reason—he…

Among Justin’s Beliebers

STUDYING THE JUSTIN Bieber fan craze that began to sweep the globe some years ago, some researchers from the University of Ottawa once came up with a mathematical model that showed the obsession over…

Leila Seth: Amazing Grace

IN THE PASSING away of Justice Leila Seth on May 5th, India has not only lost a great judicial mind but also a pioneering liberal judge. Seth was part of a group of pioneering lawyers who began their…

The Butterfly Effect

ON APRIL 27TH, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Shimla to flag off three new flights under the Regional Air Connectivity Scheme. The scheme, named UDAAN— Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik, will connect…