Rahul Jayaram

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is Assistant Professor at the Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities.

SPORTS

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Should India give up its number one Test team title?

The hurt, as Virat Kohli himself said, is less in the defeat, than in the lack of fight.

SPORTS

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India vs South Africa Test: What Virat Kohli must answer

In the era of fake news, the fakest news may be that India is the best Test team in the world.

POLITICS

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Why can't the Hindu Right accommodate dissent?

The resignation of ABVP members in the aftermath of JNU crackdown is a unique footnote in right-wing politics in India.

POLITICS

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Hello Bajrangi Bhaijaan, bye bye hit-and-run

The Salman Khan starrer will perhaps put the final nail in the coffin of the memory of September 8, 2002 victims.

POLITICS

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What CPM must do to stay relevant in Modi's India

The party needs to renew its stand on the development debate to become prominent again.

SCI-TECH

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How the selfie will change us

If narcissism is a prominent feature of our age then the front-facing camera is its font.

ART & CULTURE

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How Haider has changed the way we look at censorship in Bollywood

The film provides a good lesson on how to criticise the Indian state without criticising it on its face.

ART & CULTURE

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Insiders, outsiders and UR Ananthamurthy

It’s another beauty and irony of literature that storytellers from the same geographies and histories can differ and how.