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Drowning things out

Having grown up in the megalopolis, I have an obvious emotional attachment to Mumbai. Which…

A star is born

In politics, never write off anyone. A few months ago, I was invited by the…

Still on a tinderbox

As the media goes into an overdrive on the first anniversary of last November’s Mumbai…

Something’s got to give

One of the more joyous moments of fatherhood was taking my son, then all of…

In for a peasant surprise?

For someone who had finally been embraced by his party and anointed its new poster…

Reverse sweepstakesC

My father was obviously born in the wrong generation. For his first Test for the…

Married to the mob

Last Saturday, as India was celebrating a famous cricket victory over Australia in Perth, NDTV’s…

The new Advani?

In this age of instant punditry, it’s often easier to arrive at conclusions without even…

All hail the party-pooper

Dev Kant Barooah’s singular contribution to Indian democracy was his coronation of Indira Gandhi as…