Platform

  • Nov 08, 2009 01:27 ISTA new wave

    GROUND REALITIES

    Flying is very hard work for Malegaon’s Superman. In Nasir’s latest film (shown at the 11th Osian festival in Delhi, it will be screened next at the international film festival in Goa), Shafique as Superman is the hero. Paramita Ghosh takes a close-up.

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    Oct 03, 2009 23:31 ISTArt

    Waiting for more

    As Motley Productions, founded by Naseeruddin Shah and Benjamin Gilani, turns 30, the theatre company gears up to explore new avenues. Mini Pant Zachariah reports.

  • Apr 26, 2009 21:06 IST

    Political space to leg space

    Lal Krishna Advani has been criss-crossing the country on a Bell 412 helicopter that had done only 150 hours of flying. He uses it whether he is in Puri or Pune.

  • Apr 27, 2009 23:23 IST

    No more a page-turner

    There are times when the changes you subject certain things to have a tendency to go against their very nature. Take for instance the recent collaboration between Amar Chitra Katha and a cellular service provider, writes Rajiv Arora.

  • Feb 22, 2009 21:45 ISTOff the record

    A brother in a bother

    The Brothers Ambani were the focus of attention in Parliament last week as a flurry of questions were asked of the government on the floor of the House on alleged violations by their respective companies.

  • Nov 16, 2008 13:34 IST

    Transcript of PM's press meet

    Manmohan Singh said that the balance of power is increasingly shifting in favour of the emerging economies.

  • Aug 17, 2008 22:15 IST

    Such a long journey

    In the heart of violent Naxal country sits a quiet oasis filled with a hard-won peace and success. One that has got its creators, Prakash and Mandakini Amte, this year’s Magsaysay award. Ketaki Ghoge and Hemal Kasa report.

  • Sep 07, 2008 20:17 IST

    The dialogue

    Either Tata or bye bye.

  • Aug 11, 2008 21:50 ISTKeyboard capers

    Reading difficulties

    We don’t seem to be doing enough reading or buying. An author’s sales figures in India (unless you happen to be Chetan Bhagat) are dismal, writes Soumya Bhattacharya.

  • Jul 29, 2008 21:03 IST

    Why doesn’t Tata want to flag down a Nano?

    The Nano clearly is intended as a bottom-of-the-pyramid offering — to bring car ownership within reach of the Indian masses, writes N Chandra Mohan.

  • Jul 28, 2008 22:27 IST

    An anonymous number cruncher crunches some numbers and...

    On the eve of the vote, vote-buyers would be more desperate than vote-sellers, and so the price of an additional vote should have been higher than it was earlier.

  • Jul 22, 2008 22:31 ISTIntersections

    Inflation! 11.91 %

    As long as the inflation rate stays in double digits, the real question that will haunt the Govt will be: just for how long will the spoils of the victorious trust vote last? Gautam Chikermane writes.

  • Jul 27, 2008 21:41 ISTChain reaction

    Why Somnath had to go for the sake of the party staying alive

    The CPI(M) has egg on its face after it failed to stop the nuclear deal — as it boasted in the party congress early this year — or topple the UPA, writes Varghese K George.

  • Jul 20, 2008 22:51 IST

    Out of Africa

    That Robert Mugabe is destroying Zimbabwe is obvious. Less obvious is what Thabo Mbeki is doing to South Africa and the region, writes Lalita Panicker.

  • Jul 16, 2008 20:47 IST

    Sparkle and fade

    The payment for labour on a piece of diamond has been reduced from Rs 30 a few years ago to just Rs 20 now, writes Rathin Das.