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India's Shakespearean love affair

When it comes to celebrating William Shakespeare, can India be far behind?At the recent celebrations marking the Bard's 400th death anniversary, India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom......

Bardolatory: Top politicians who knew their Shakespeare

On April 23, 1616, English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, aged 52 at the time, died on what several scholars regard as the anniversary of his birth.  Although it's almost 400 years......

'Modi's marriage is a Shakespearean tragedy'

'If 17-year-old Modi wanted to get out of the marriage, which was imposed on him by a socially backward society and his family, it's not only ethical but his right to walk out of the forced......

Arvind Kejriwal: His own worst enemy

The street-fighter is back and the introspecting, sparingly speaking, avatar of Kejriwal has gone on an extended recess.In this grime of heightened Delhi politics, all the good work done by the......

Peace and tranquility on the China border remains a distant dream

'The only choice we have is to strengthen ourselves militarily and economically and develop friendships with others without alarming our neighbours, says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. Commentators......

Rajan's dilemma: To cut or not to cut interest rates

It is not just a question of to cut or not to cut but also when to cut and when not to. The Shakespearean character Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often provides an apt metaphor for the heads of......

The reason behind the Ambani fallout

A friend of the Ambani family has described the dispute between the two brothers -- Mukesh and Anil -- as a 'Shakespearean tragedy', which had its roots in tensions between Anil's wife Tina and......

The double standards of Google, Apple, Facebook

The tax evasion battle between the tech giants and various governments is not just about tax revenues but also for moral supremacy. For the giants of Silicon Valley, the fall from freedom's......

C K Prahalad - the man who knew strategy

Rajeev Srinivasan considers the legacy of the man who popularised strategic intent and the Bottom of the Pyramid.If you have any memories of the management guru, or opinion about how his management......

An Indian tribute: Paul Samuelson, Guru

Paul A Samuelson, one of the world's greatest economists, passed into the ages on Sunday, December 13. Janata Party President and economist Dr Subramanian Swamy, a student of Professor Samuelson,......

A Shashi Kapoor movie you must see

Shakespeare Wallah had been out of circulation for a long time, but a restored version of the film opened in New York on November 10.It will travel after that to other cities in the US and......

'We brought Shakespeare alive in London!'

Magic, sheer magic!" is how Sunil Shanbag, director of the Gujarati adaptation of the Shakespearean classic All's Well That Ends Well, describes the experience of performing the play at the......

Know the real names of Bollywood's Hottest Girls?

Contrary to the common Shakespearean refrain 'What's in a name', a person's name is a huge deal in show business. Many legendary actors acquired a screen name to ensure success, right from Dilip......

Jethro Tull delights

Imagine an impish Shakespearean court jester, clad in black, the top hat replaced by a bandanna-like skull cap. Imagine a cross between Jack Nicholson in Batman and Johnny Depp in Pirates Of The......

Murder On The Orient Express Review: Poirot steers a star-studded mystery

Murder On The Orient Express offers intrigue worthy of Hercules Poirot's investigation and our time, feels Sukanya Verma. Dame Agatha Christie is a hallowed figure in my home. Not one unkind......

'Mary Kom' packs a punch in Assam's mobile theatre arena

Abahan Theatre's marquee play this year is based on the Olympic bronze medallist. Written by Abhijit Bhattacharya, popular Assamese actor Prastuti Parashar portrays the role of the champion boxer......

'Blade Runner' Pistorius guilty of Steenkamp murder

IMAGE: Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, right, is hugged by a supporter. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters South Africa's Oscar Pistorius has been convicted of murder by......

Roy Keane teams up with author Roddy Doyle for memoir

Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle, creator of some of Ireland's most renowned characters, will tackle one the country's best known when he teams up with Roy Keane to write the former......

O'Neill to be new Irish boss, Keane assistant

Ireland is set to appoint Martin O'Neill as manager and Roy Keane as his assistant, more than a decade after the former captain walked out on the team at the 2002 World Cup, FAI chief......

Tendulkar's retirement saga: A Play in Four Acts

As dramatic as his career was, Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell happened to be a prolonged affair.’s Bikash Mohapatra summarises The Master Blaster’s gradual retirement from......
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The Supreme Court on Monday deplored the denial of social and economic justice to millions of construction workers in the unorganised sector while... ...
BJP's politics of dualism could easily backfire

The Shakespearean phrase "fair is foul, foul is fair" can be one way of describing the contradictory nature of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP)... ...
A puppet in torment

"When you've decided to dig in, it might be advisable to ensure you don't burrow so deep that scrambling out is no longer an option. The Jammu... ...
His own worst enemy

The street-fighter is back and the introspecting, sparingly speaking, avatar of Kejriwal has gone on an extended recess.In this grime of heightened... ...
Films being targeted aggressively, says Vishal Bhardwaj

Critically acclaimed filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj said today that people had no right to violently protest against "Padmaavat" as it was cleared by... ...

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