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Kundera's fugue & dancing comrades

28 Sep 2014 9:36 PM GMT
Time after time, Czech novelist Milan Kundera wrote how history of the world could be mapped on the history of music and lamented the moments when...

Modison Square

28 Sep 2014 8:56 PM GMT
Given that Indo-US ties are currently at a decade-low, and New Delhi has been dancing the tango with two of the biggest Asian countries as...

Tongue-tied in Toonistan

21 Sep 2014 9:11 PM GMT
History has been rewritten. It’s now hsstroy. Thus opens Altaf Tyrewala’s titular short story, which he qualifies as a ‘fictional dispatch from a...

Haiku Harlem on Twittersphere

5 Sep 2014 9:53 PM GMT
Twitter is flooded with intertextual one and multi-liners meandering through its massive heart. Some call it ‘micropoetry’. Others prefer Twitter...

The story of U

30 Aug 2014 11:16 PM GMT
The maestro of Kannada literature, whose Samskara has been read and reread by millions of university students, and the Jnanpith and Padma Bhushan...

Towards a Persian rearrangement

10 Aug 2014 9:13 PM GMT
Six rounds of Vienna talks and the recent bilateral meet with the United States in Geneva later, where is the Iran nuclear deal heading? That is the...

Artist of the floating world

22 Jun 2014 10:40 PM GMT
In a country that has a published volume of poetry by its current prime minister, poets like Sridala Swami are both recluses and soft moons lighting...

Graveyard of foreign policy

22 Jun 2014 10:15 PM GMT
As this article goes to print, Iraqi troops are engaged in fighting a bitter battle to death guarding the Baiji oil refinery and Tal afar airport in...

Inglorious Return of a War Hero

15 Jun 2014 10:43 PM GMT
As Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier held captive by the Taliban for five years in Afghanistan, returned to his home turf on Friday, he received...

The Year That Wasn’t

6 Jun 2014 7:44 PM GMT
Some say the world changed in 1989. Probably it did, at least the world order that was bequeathed and birthed from the chaos of the two great wars....

Cry me a river

18 May 2014 8:56 PM GMT
Can pain be mapped? Can obfuscations of an old decaying world embedded in the dank soil of a depleting forest, emanating from the rustling of luscious ...

Hindutva enters Boardroom

16 May 2014 7:13 PM GMT
If there’s a takeaway from Verdict 2014, which handed over a thumping mandate to Bharatiya Janata Party’s Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi, it is the...
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