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Victoria & Abdul Movie Review

Queen Victoria was twice bereaved, once after the death of her beloved husband, Prince Albert, and the second time after her Scottish servant, John Brown, to whom she grew much attached, passed on.…

Ranchi Diaries Movie Review

The leading lady in ‘Ranchi Diaries' is a minor pop star in Ranchi called Gudiya. Going by her video presentations and her dancing in the film, the movie could have settled on a more provocative…

The Dan Brown Code

GOD IS DEAD. Or maybe Nietzsche said it for the sake of Dan Brown. And the ghost haunts the museums and cathedrals of Europe. It hides behind the frames of a masterpiece in the Louvre or Guggenheim.…

Bounce-Back Thrills

Wealth isn’t what it used to be. In the light of all that we’ve learnt lately of Behavioural Economics, it would seem like a goal towards which we could all do with a nice little ‘nudge’, a term for…

The Nowhere Man as Lalu’s Only Option

Guess who thinks he is in an ideal position to benefit the most from all of RJD supremo Lalu Yadav’s problems in Bihar? No, we’re not talking of the state’s Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The…

Open Diary

IT IS NOT often that a TV serial kindles an abiding interest in an author. John Le Carre entered my life in 1978 when the BBC telecast an eight-part dramatisation of his iconic novel Tinker, Tailor,…

For Moral Capitalism

India’s politics is uncomfortable with the idea of wealth creation. India’s politicians are immersed in wealth creation. That is the cruel paradox at the heart of Independent India’s inability to…

Ritu Grover, 48, Founder, The Global Helpdesk

Ritu Grover shifted to New Zealand in 2004 when her facility management business back home in India was flourishing, after she fell in love with the tranquillity of the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud…

Sanjay Nayak, 53, CEO & MD, Tejas Networks

In India, if you download a bit of the internet, or make a phone call, somewhere along the way the data is likely to pass through high-tech optical transmission hardware made by Tejas Networks, a 17-…