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Sena Should Explore New Ground

If it doesn't do that, what Uddhav Thackeray postpones addressing today will be there on the table to confront, for whoever anchors the Sena in the years ahead, observes Shyam G Menon. IMAGE:......

How BRICS Is Expanded Is Crucial

With its political colour dominated by less than democratic trends, BRICS currently leaves some of us wondering -- where in this grouping is there an assurance that human freedom will be respected......

Does Kerala Need Silverline?

Silverline seems symptomatic of how Kerala -- its claimed education, awareness and all -- overlooks its real problems, notes Shyam G Menon. Photograph: Kind courtesy Kerala Rail Early April, 2022,......

Why BJP Needs A Democratic Check-Up

The country may become militarily impressive, pile on GDP and the durbar of the ruling party may fill with the wealthy indebted to the rulers for their riches.But the spontaneous camaraderie of a......

Row over dancer not allowed to perform at Kerala temple

The denial of permission to a Bharatanatyam dancer, who has declared that she does not belong to any religion, to perform in a famous Kerala temple has sparked a raging controversy in the southern......

Let The Amrit Kaal Begin!

Without periodic booster shots to display of strength, how is this government what it aims to be?There was also the landscape of prosperity pictured; the in-season affair with 'amrit' stretched to......

What A380's failure can teach the shipping industry

As a model of transport, the A380 strikes a parallel -- a shared fragility -- with giant container ships, observes Shyam G Menon. IMAGE: A container ship is loaded at a container terminal in......

India, UK plan green technology ventures

India and the United Kingdom are planning to set up joint ventures to develop green technologies. This was one of the major outcomes of a 45-minute meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and......

Of Nano, jingoism and the right question

For long, I found it difficult to admire former finance minister P Chidambaram because everything he said seemed to kill individuality and nudge the country towards worshipping money. In fact, it......

Admen deserting industry in droves

At a recent meeting with a multinational financial services company, Publicis India Managing Director Nakul Chopra realised that three of the five people representing the potential client were......

Who Looks BEST in a Vintage Sari? VOTE!

Period films are about recreating time and history. And costumes play a important role in emphasising the same. Quite a few of our films are set when India was under the British Raj, and that......

THE ABBA Paradox

Ageing is a funny process.After rebelling and exploring, the human being drifts to the ordered arrangement, he/she once left.As a youngster I outgrew ABBA while my mother continued to like them.In......

When Dilip Kumar almost got arrested

Malavika Sangghvi gives us fascinating glimpses from Dilip Kumar's life. This article was first published on Rediff.com December 10, 2012. In the early '80s, my mother and I were holidaying in Goa......

'I am more interested in human drama'

Cinematographer Sanu John Varughese has extensively worked in Hindi films: Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Karthik Calling Karthik, David, Hasee Toh Phasee, Wazir, Badhaai Ho, Lootcase, But......

'This is being done to consolidate the Rajput vote'

'The protests make no sense, unless we judge them against the political climate in the country.''Having a CBFC is sheer hypocrisy when the government has set itself up as censor.'Bollywood folk......

Can India win an Olympic Medal in Climbing?

While sport climbing made its debut in the Olympics only this year, it has had a popular home in India for many years now, says Shyam G Menon. IMAGE: Shauna Coxsey of Britain in action during the......

Should Tokyo be the guinea pig for Olympics experiment?

In this pandemic, why can't we have multiple locations for various disciplines, all of it then merged into a virtual convergence called the Olympics instead of one massive event in one city, asks......

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