Nandita Bose
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Nandita Bose is a writer, poet and occasional reviewer who calls Bangalore home. She believes elections are essential for a healthy democracy as are critiques.

ART & CULTURE

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Book Review: Return of the Brahmin, a Magadhan James Bond

Flawless in description, precise with facts and immense by reimagination, the core story follows the exploits of the Brahmin, formerly Ashoka’s spymaster and the second most important political figure in the Ashokan empire.

VOICES

 |   3-minute read

Comics are not children's books. Why outrage over Comic Con handing out 'Saga' to children?

Comic Cons are not Disneyland. Parents should have been more judicious before taking their kids to the Bengaluru event.

VARIETY

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Why India loves porn, but secretly hates actor Sunny Leone

The brouhaha over casting Leone as an epic queen shows how confused we are about internet versus reality, sex versus worship.

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

Modi helped the lotus bloom in Karnataka — but will it change things?

This demise of the Congress in the state began the day Siddaramaiah was elected CM in 2013.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Who cares about Karnataka's real issues? No one!

The assembly polls are sound and fury, signifying nothing.