Videographed murders and Christmas terror. Karni Sena and Kim Jong-un. Anti-Romeo squads and Harvey Weinstein. Cow vigilantism and caste aggression.
31 Dec 2017
Sex invariably gets governments’ knickers in a twist. Last week, television channels were banned from showing condom advertisements between 6 am and 10 pm.
16 Dec 2017
After the Mask of Zorro, it’s the Mask of Sorrow in Delhi. Last week, the Indian cricket team thumped Sri Lanka on Feroz Shah Kotla grounds.
09 Dec 2017
There is the frivolous and there is fun. Though joined at the hip by the Thesaurus, frivolity is not always fun as recent events like the Padmavati pandemonium suggest.
02 Dec 2017
Once upon a time in India, the fringe represented a pulchritudinous 1960s film star with beguiling eyes and Mona Lisa smile, whose haircut gave a signature style and phrase to generations; even to tho
25 Nov 2017
With pride doesn’t always come prejudice.
12 Nov 2017
Empires are godfathers that oversee the churning of history.
05 Nov 2017
Reorganising heaven is a tricky task. Mao Zedong is still China’s top deity; an eastern version of Zeus plus Brahma on steroids.
29 Oct 2017
Germany’s luxury watch manufacturer launches a new timepiece, which
celebrates the marquee brand’s heritage and craftsmanship By RAvi Shankar
21 Oct 2017
Monuments are the eternal ambassadors of history.
15 Oct 2017
The common public in ancient Rome used the ‘organised shouting’ method to claim the attention of the elite.
17 Sep 2017
We live in the Age of the Refugee. Political strife and sectarian violence have displaced millions of people, rendering them practically stateless.
10 Sep 2017
Evil is having a whale of a time. Parents and teachers are getting the blues. Children are falling victim to the macabre Blue Whale.
03 Sep 2017
History is often written by rewriting history. The week that passed was historic in the sense it belonged to the Judiciary.
27 Aug 2017
Irony aside, it is the right of the people to elect the government they deserve. It is also their right to elect the Opposition they deserve.
20 Aug 2017
Selectivity is a tool used by the establishment to define the difference.
13 Aug 2017
Politics is the art of excuses.
29 Jul 2017
Clan, class and caste determine the power structure of great enterprises.
23 Jul 2017
BJP president Amit Shah tells Express his definition of nationalism, government’s Naxalite strategy and dealing with Pakistan.
16 Jul 2017
An official visit of a Prime Minister or a President is a signal to both allies and enemies that change is underway.
09 Jul 2017