The New Wing of the national gallery is, no doubt, a precious coven for the art-minded. Now comes the hard part: seducing the others by providing an experience that only a gallery of this scale can provide — by competing not with dreary government museums but with multiplexes and malls. Indrajit Hazra
Last Sunday, I was teleported into a South Delhi cinema to find myself in front of a screen watching the new Star Trek movie and delivering a hyperactive commentary to the person next to me. Read on...
Laugh as loud and hard as you want. But I’m totally impressed by the way our investigative authorities have prepared the 11,000-plus-page document that will, I’m pretty certain, get Pakistanis of all hues, sizes and mental constitutions to say, “Well, I’ll be darned.
As I grow older, crankier and calmer behind the vas deferens, I’ve started obsessing about one thing: survival., writes Indrajit Hazra.
Pakistan Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sherry Rehman insisted that it was impossible for any call to come through to the president without a “multiple caller identity verification”. Indrajit Hazra tells more.
Apart from his lungs, his self-esteem is blackening fast. The news is that on October 2 the already pariah will be made to join the Ebola virus, unwanted and endangered, writes Indrajit Hazra.
Jaya bachchan has come a long way from her Guddi days. In fact, some like Raj Thackeray would say she’s come too far. In the news for addressing a Mumbai crowd in Hindi, she had her moments of abhimaan. Her week that was:
After making the gentle Ratan Tata react about the whole Nano car project, Mamata Banerjee remains the only peepul’s leader against a peepul’s car, writes Indrajit Hazra.
What I really like about our latest Bushy Browed Golden Boy is not so much that he has broken a national jinx that has been afflicting the country ever since we decided to pitch ourselves as a spiritual lot but that he didn’t care to bull shit after he won the gold, writes Indrajit Hazra
There is toilet humour (?), funny pictures and videos and, of course, those dirty jokes that are immediately copied and chain mailed to all those in your address book.Rahul Sharma
tells us more.
India needs to be more aggressive in chasing opportunities by opening more diplomatic missions and companies in a larger number of African nations, writes Rahul Sharma.
Technology destroyed the powerful hold that Abdullah’s Barisan Nasional had over Malaysia, writes Rahul Sharma.
Let’s use arbitration, conciliation and mediation popular in the West to end disputes faster. It saves both time and money, writes Rahul Sharma.
The music industry would want governments to act by bringing in tougher laws to keep a tab on illegal downloads, but the onus lies on the users, ponders Rahul Sharma.
There is a view that social networking fatigue could set in soon as surfers get tired of trying to balance their real and cyber lives, writes Rahul Sharma.