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Raghuram Rajan's Kafkaesque trial in Modi's India

Raghuram Rajan's exit reminds Syed Firdaus Ashraf of Kafka's The Trial. Amidst the brouhaha over Udta Punjab, producer Anurag Kashyap's tweet left me intrigued: 'I always wondered what it felt......

Bihar's Nirbhaya needs our help

'When rape and molestation are supported by the family, it can no longer be considered merely a criminal act.''What kind of morality makes rape a family act?' asks Sankrant Sanu.Illustration: Uttam......

'Several monuments are under serious threat'

'At one of the UK's best known museums, one of our greatest sculptures had been placed next to a public toilet.''This perception that art antiquities are better looked after in the West is one......

The Aadhaar tragedy

The BJP would seem just the sort of party that would embrace Aadhaar. Every other page of its manifesto makes some reference to changing governance in this country. So why is there no......

Why doesn't India stand up for Diaspora's rights?

Maya Nand had the misfortune to be on the wrong side of history three times. And so he died, shackled, untreated for diabetes, in a prison cell in Arizona, US.Nand, a legal immigrant and green card......

Skewed story of land reforms in India

Of all the markets in which politicians interfere with prices, the land market is probably the last that will be reformed, says T N Ninan. The ‘circle rates’ at which the Delhi......

'Goodwill of over 100 yrs has been dented'

The controversial Lavasa hill city project near Pune of Hindustan Construction Corporation's subsidiary has made for a torrent of news, with the Union environment ministry (MoEF) saying it was......

How risky is India?

Until Nov. 26 the strongest force pushing India forward was a mix of good fundamentals and that intangible something that industry calls "sentiment." Forged in the years of 9% growth, this euphoria......

Responsible policies for FIIs, P-notes

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) announced how it wanted to control capital inflows via restricting/banning the use of Participatory Notes (P-notes) by foreign institutional......

The red tape gets redder

A businessman in Singapore wanted to register a wholly owned subsidiary in India, and went to a lawyer to get the job done.The lawyer advised him that if it was to be the subsidiary of an......

Raja Sen: The movie I can never review

It's *your* turn now, says Raja Sen. I was left thunderstruck by an invitation to a press screening two days ago. As of this minute, it still haunts me. This is not, by any definition, normal.......

Review: Talvar is a bloody sharp film

Talvar is a cleanly-crafted film, says Raja Sen. The scariest part of Meghna Gulzar’s Talvar is when it makes us laugh. A tightly-coiled procedural made with such dryness that it seems, in......

Ugly is Anurag Kashyap's finest film

Ugly -- a constantly riveting, ticking timebomb of a film -- is by far Kashyap’s finest film, says Raja SenThe cop wants to know how caller ID can display the picture of the person......

A sexy woman doesn't cease to be a human being

'When a woman uses stunning sexy photo shoots to make a splash and be noticed by audiences and the industry, it doesn't mean she can be broken down to breasts, buttocks, legs, navel and oh... a......

Of film festivals and dealing with mortality

Reporting from the recently concluded International Film Festival of Kerala, Rajeev Srinivasan writes about two particularly striking films that were screened at the fest.The 17th International......
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Worth his salt!

Subodh Saqi finds melody in the melancholy-filled lives of the oppressed. In a world that feasts on the venom-filled utterances of theocrats... ...

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Nationalism, the true existential crisis

By Aditya Sinha | Posted 1 hour There is no holding ideology behind recent violent events like Kashmiri protestors being blinded in police... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/aditya-sinha-nationalism-the-true-existential-crisis/17442165
Expanding the idea of India

By Kurian Joseph The Constitution of India, the longest written Constitution of the world, has envisaged a holistic approach towards civic... ...

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Expanding the Idea of India

A new set of Fundamental Duties can go a long way towards instilling a reinvigorated sense of civic responsibility among citizens. The... ...

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Calling eye surgeons in Paradise

othing could be further from the truth than the surmise that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no Kashmir policy. He certainly has one, a rather... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinion/columns/Calling-eye-surgeons-in-Paradise/2016/07/15/article3529464.ece

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