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Story Posted on 14-11-2014


 |  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.


 |  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.


 |  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?


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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.


 |  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.


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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.


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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.


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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?


 |  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.


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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.