Menaka Raman

Domex or detergent?

If anyone has the answer to Annabel Crabb’s questions, please contact me

15 Nov 2017

Saumya Chawla

May you never be denied the bliss of a bath tub

Okay, okay I’ll come out with it: my boyfriend’s bathroom makes me want to snotty-sob forever; because nothing really makes me sadder than an unused bathtub.

15 Nov 2017

H NARAYANAN

An unforgettable trip with our boss

The reach-me-down Renault my boss had bought from one of his subordinates in our company would meet the road once a month.

14 Nov 2017

K Jayakumar

We have the right to know

Ten years after the RTI act, our administration has not become more responsive. Nor has governance become any more transparent

14 Nov 2017

Express News Service

China’s new religion

Chinese online shoppers spent a record $25 billion on this year’s “Singles Day” promotion run by e-commerce giant Alibaba. What happened to the traditional Chinese values of frugality?

14 Nov 2017

Tanuj Solanki

Dice and horses become turning points in a war

Like Yudhistira, there was once a king who lost his kingdom and riches through a game of dice.

13 Nov 2017

Kiran Prakash

A battle Kumaraswamy must fight, and survive, if not win outright

Life is full of possibilities. It’s a saying made famous by Game of Thrones character Tyrion Lannister, a dwarf despised by most other characters in the TV series and loved by viewers.

13 Nov 2017

Avay Shukla

The strange language of governance

Words were supposed to convey a meaning. But our bureaucrats sometimes use words to hide shady deals; even RTIs can’t catch them

13 Nov 2017

Putin’s favourite oligarch

Ever since Vladimir Putin came to power in 2014, the influence of oligarchs in Russia diminished.

13 Nov 2017

Sukumaran C V

My fight against a tiny, terrible villain

One of my most favourite Romantic poets is Keats.

13 Nov 2017

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