Indrajit Hazra

  • painting
    Aug 02, 2009 00:47 IST

    One afternoon at the museum

    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 writes.

  • Jun 20, 2009 22:18 ISTRed herring

    The past, a final frontier

    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...

  • Feb 28, 2009 23:32 ISTRed herring

    Kya body of evidence!

    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.

  • Feb 07, 2009 22:15 ISTRed herring

    The curious case of Navdeep Tomar

    As I grow older, crankier and calmer behind the vas deferens, I’ve started obsessing about one thing: survival., writes Indrajit Hazra.

  • Dec 13, 2008 19:53 ISTRed herring

    Crank calls are for real

    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.

  • Sep 26, 2008 22:21 ISTImagined week

    As the butt hits the ceiling

    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.

  • Sep 12, 2008 22:57 IST

    Manzar got her tongue?

    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:

  • Aug 29, 2008 21:18 IST

    Didi or didn’t she?

    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.

  • Indrajit Hazra
    Aug 16, 2008 23:37 ISTRed herring

    All that’s blasé is gold

    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.

  • Internet
    Apr 13, 2008 02:15 IST

    The Great Internet Laughter

    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.

  • Apr 08, 2008 22:45 IST

    Stay on the safari course

    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.

  • Mar 16, 2008 02:30 IST

    The widening web of politics

    Technology destroyed the powerful hold that Abdullah’s Barisan Nasional had over Malaysia, writes Rahul Sharma.

  • Mar 13, 2008 22:37 IST

    Court the changes

    Let’s use arbitration, conciliation and mediation popular in the West to end disputes faster. It saves both time and money, writes Rahul Sharma.

  • Feb 03, 2008 00:03 IST

    ‘Don’t download this song’

    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.

  • Dec 16, 2007 02:50 IST

    Time for socialising the real way!

    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.