Kaveree Bamzai

OPEN TO OPINION

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Editor-at-Large, India Today Group

ART & CULTURE

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Two books and two Delhis — one intimate, another intimidating

Zarreen Khan's Koi Good News? and Sanjeev Sanyal's Life Over Two Beers capture a diverse capital.

POLITICS

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Please, Hanuman is rarely angry

The face has emerged as a symbol of a more assertive, aggressive Hindutva.

ART & CULTURE

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How Raazi shows what true patriotism is in the time of Jinnah row

The movie is opposed to the binaries of good Indians, bad Pakistanis.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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Our erotic poetry was always more than just sex

Translator AND Haksar on Sanskrit poetry, why Kalidasa is more than the Shakespeare of India, and more.

ART & CULTURE

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What Wendy Doniger says about 'subversion of science' under Modi government

Mythoscience thrives in the climate created after BJP came to power at the Centre.

POLITICS

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Red Fort 'adoption': Why tourism minister needs to get his facts right

Despite being a former IAS officer, KJ Alphons seems woefully short on facts.

ART & CULTURE

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When power becomes her

Sudhir Mishra's Daas Dev inverts this Hamletian tale and gives the two women, usually long-suffering victims of Devdas' alcoholism, some agency.

POLITICS

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MONEY

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'Cyrus Mistry couldn't manage Ratan Tata'

Nirmalya Kumar, fired over Tata Sons controversy, speaks to Kaveree Bamzai about the five attributes of modern managers.