About 12 months back, the re-election of Barack Obama appeared a lost cause simply because the president appeared lost in a policy vacuum, buffeted by high unemployment numbers and low approval, writes Anirudh Bhattacharyya
Even as Broadwell and Petraeus were redefining the meanings of terms like exclusive access and embedding, it appears these clandestine operations weren’t quite limited to them. Anirudh Bhattacharyya
We are at a true inflection point in history where Bieber’s been bested and there’s wonderment in the world. But the non-Bieber besotted have emitted a PSY of relief. Anirudh Bhattacharyya
We interrupt this regularly scheduled column to bring you this special message: The world's expiry date is next Friday. Anirudh Bhattacharyya
In recent months, Toronto Transit has featured a series of advertisements from Penguin Canada that reflects the 2012 trend that softcore reading matters to the industry. This, of course, is the '50 Shades' genre. Anirudh Bhattacharyya writes.
If this week’s inhuman killing of two Indian jawans near the Line of Control seems like a movie we’ve seen before, it may spawn sequels in the months ahead, writes Anirudh Bhattacharyya
From pragmatic to dogmatic, from post-partisan to party hawk: that's how US President Barack Obama has trended from his inaugurations in 2009 to 2013, as he has set himself up to lead from the left. Anirudh Bhattacharyya writes.
Even as his administration, rightly enough, tries to curtail gun violence in the country, US President Barack Obama was trying to disarm critics by creating an image of a regular American guy by clutching a gun by his side, writes Anirudh Bhattacharyya
The annual Academy Awards telecast, just hours away, marks 12 months of awesome and awful cinema. If one movie stands out for me in this period, not to be conflated with outstanding, it has to be Comrade Kim Goes Flying, writes Anirudh Bhattacharyya.
John Kerry is essentially complaining about being unable to shut the stable door after the horse has already bolted, possibly onto the plate of a British diner. Anirudh Bhattacharyya writes.
Unfortunately, if you shed your personal information without inhibition on social media, you shouldn’t complain when those private parts are exposed, writes Anirudh Bhattacharyya.
Lululemon's success, with or without transparency, is just an indicator of how prevalent the ancient Indian practice of yoga is in North America. Anirudh Bhattacharyya writes.
The humble pressure cooker is no longer stainless. After the terrible attack at the Boston marathon, it was revealed that these utensils had been employed as improvised explosive devices. Anirudh Bhattacharyya
A United States State Department spokesperson recently remarked that her country has "no favourites" in the Pakistan elections that are due in exactly a week. That's hardly startling - as the US starts pulling up stakes from the Af-Pak region, they will have little at stake in who governs from Islamabad. Anirudh Bhattacharyya writes.
If the world of publishing had a colour code, that probably switched from grey to brown this week. Brown as in Dan Brown, who has conjured up yet another codes and conspiracies concoction with Inferno. Anirudh Bhattacharyya writes.