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Story Posted on 14-11-2014

Cricket

 |  Gloves Off  |  3-minute read
MS Dhoni, BCCI, IPL, N Srinivasan

N Srinivasan, world cricket certainly does not need you

With the former president of the BCCI falling under scanner of the Supreme Court, it is high time we get rid of him.

HUMOUR

 |  Sour Grapes  |  2-minute read
Ram Shanker Katheri, Smriti Irani, HRD minister

Shastri Bhawan: The fault is in your stars

Someone needs to check the mool nakshatras of Smriti Irani and Prof Ram Shankar Katheria right away.

ART & CULTURE

 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  4-minute read
Celebrities, Katrina Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Bollywood

Media must give Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif and others some room

Exactly how much interference with stars is too much interference?

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Horny kya? Why Adoor is right, and wrong

Adoor Gopalakrishnan doesn't want the horny set at film festivals. Sounds good. Just don't call it a film festival in that case.

POLITICS

 |  Rough Cut  |  3-minute read
Children's Day

Why Nehru needs to be rescued from Rahul Gandhi

It is alarming how he interprets his great grandfather, as a soldier of love and brotherhood, rather than as a muscular builder of modern India.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Dining Etiquette

Open letter to a foreigner on Indian dining etiquette

If you are eating a rice based meal pour some curry over it and eat it with your bare hands even if you have to swallow your pride with it.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Women, Aligarh Muslim University

An inside view of Aligarh Muslim University

I have been in this university for the last 22 years, first as a student and later as a faculty, and I have never witnessed any deprivation or discrimination.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Ganga Mahotsav, Baithaks, Banaras

Have Banarasi baithaks lost their soul?

How can we creatively reinvent ourselves while remaining equally true to our past, present and future?

POLITICS

 |  Panditry  |  4-minute read
BJP, Narendra Modi, RSS

Why Modi paid tribute to Eknath Ranade

An introduction to one of RSS' most inspiring yet unsung leaders.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Erotica, Play With Me

How I wrote a book on sex and became a bestseller

Writing about pleasure, and how a relationship is, can be, and needs to be sensory, and not just emotional, was challenging.