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Story Posted on 20-01-2015

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
William Dalrymple, Jaipur literature festival

JLF 2015 needs to show us it's still got it

Book chat by day, schmoozing by night, but me-toos are now everywhere.

ART & CULTURE

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Censor Board, Pahlaj Nihalani

Oh Baby Doll, who is afraid of censor board?

For one, Honey Singh had rapped his rap, and no board on earth can get it unrapped.

POLITICS

 |  bombaywallah  |  3-minute read
AAP, BJP, Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi

National media's great obsession with Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal-Kiran Bedi polls

I am sure not one Delhi reader knows who the mayor of Mumbai or Hyderabad is.

POLITICS

 |  Rough Cut  |  3-minute read
AAP, BJP, Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi versus Arvind Kejriwal: A match of equals

He has the muffler, she the dupatta, but whoever wins at least it's not a contest between thugs.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Azamgarh, Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM

Will Owaisi's Hyderabadi biryani make a splash in Lucknavi electoral daawat?

By making public his interest in Azamgarh, Owaisi has ensured Mulayam Singh Yadav's bicycle wobbles at least a bit.

Amit Shah, Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal, Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare's brain works faster than a computer: Let the Kejriwal-Bedi broom fight begin

Our cartoonist sketches the landscape of Indian politics with his wicked pen.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Republic Day, Indo-US relations, Obama India visit, Barack Obama

Obama comes to India, as leader of free world and also declining civilisational force

West and Islam are locked in a contest of values and culture, as Asia races ahead.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
MSG, Central Board of Film Certification, Bollywood

Censor board: Glad to be rid of it

It's regressive, whimsical and totally useless.

HUMOUR

 |  Stories Unscene  |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Barack Obama

What US President Obama will tell Prime Minister Modi on Republic Day

Stories Unscene tries to anticipate what a one-on-one tête-à-tête may well yield.

SPORTS

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AB de Villiers, Cricket

AB de Villiers raises the bar for batsmen

When bats are used like bazookas, can a 17-ball century be far?