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Media: An Indian Odyssey

11 Jan 2015 10:41 PM GMT
Published by the National Book Trust, India, Sidharth Mishra’s Processing News: A Career in Journalism is a perfect combination of accessibility and...

Still tethered to the old stick

21 Dec 2014 10:21 PM GMT
For someone with a heavy penchant for the word ‘drama’, Pranab Mukherjee – a long time Congress veteran, former cabinet minister and the current...

America embraces Cuba, Obama scripts new world order

19 Dec 2014 11:45 PM GMT
A lameduck president, with plummeting approval rates and no qualms about staging a comeback, can have superlative powers to act on his gut feel. The...

China world’s top economy... Western media silent

8 Dec 2014 12:11 AM GMT
The United States has slipped to the number two position, a first in 142 years since it overtook Great Britain in 1872, and is currently worth USD...

Okrimonious debate!

5 Dec 2014 10:12 PM GMT
Last week, I reviewed Ben Okri’s The Age of Magic, and found myself engrossed in a verbal dreamscape both endearing and intriguing. At no point, even...

Smoke, screen

30 Nov 2014 9:40 PM GMT
Ben Okri wears many hats. Novelist (Booker prize-winning at that), poet, essayist, short story writer – he has dabbled, successfully, with formats...

The city of barricades

2 Nov 2014 9:36 PM GMT
There’s a ‘strange kind of performance anxiety’ in every labyrinthine road girdling Delhi, carrying in their hearts a ‘furious wail of horns’ and...

Withdrawal symptoms

2 Nov 2014 9:17 PM GMT
Even as in February this year, US president Barack Obama ordered full troop withdrawal from the dire straits of Afghanistan by the end of 2014, there...

Bhopal loses battle against Warren Anderson, again

1 Nov 2014 11:40 PM GMT
Anderson, the then chairman of Union Carbide Corp, who arrived in Bhopal four days after the fatally poisonous methyl isocyanate leak on the...

Nobel's literary french connecction

12 Oct 2014 9:31 PM GMT
What is it about ‘obscure’ French writers and their fertile rapport with the Nobel Prize in Literature? The Swedish Academy’s decision to confer the...

Shakespeare on celluloid

5 Oct 2014 10:12 PM GMT
Evidently, the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon has left such a scintillating oeuvre of high drama to be reinvented in different forms and mediums, fueling ...

King of diplomatic bling

5 Oct 2014 8:48 PM GMT
He spoke about neighbourly cooperation, multilateralism, dialogues with Pakistan, strict approach to counter terrorism, idea of a smart city, his...
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