Bunny: It’s a lovely evening here at the Wankhede stadium, the bookies are chirping in the stands, the money launderers are singing and the home side is batting. Baja: This is an absolutely critical over, the odds are 3 to 1 we get 15 runs off it. Manas Chakravarty writes.
In view of recent events, job advertisements, particularly for government appointments, are on the threshold of a revolution. Manas Chakravarty gives a few examples of these ads in the future.
Worried by the Chinese incursion into Ladakh, I have had a series of meetings with experts in the foreign ministry, all of them wearing People’s Liberation Army caps, who explained that there is no cause for alarm. Manas Chakravarty writes.
The Saradha scam has utterly destroyed my faith in human nature. It has shaken my confidence and undermined my beliefs, writes Manas Chakravarty.
Purported speech by an alleged Nitish Kumar: Dear friends, it gives me immense pleasure to announce that, despite the vile machinations of our enemies and the envy of our peers, we have managed to remain the most backward state in the country. Manas Chakravarty writes.
There's absolutely no need to get alarmed by media reports about violence in Kolkata colleges. Everything is fine here. In fact, I'm very happy to be studying in Kolkata, I'm having a great time. You won't believe how much I've learnt here. Manas Chakravarty
To test the ability of some of our big shots for the top job, we invited them to debate the big question facing India today. The question, of course, is: Are potatoes good for you? Manas Chakravarty asks.
There has been much discussion in the newspapers these days about the Idea of India. We desperately need the answer to this vital question. Manas Chakravarty writes.
welcomes one and all to the match between UPA 2 Plus Allies against the Combined Opposition on this balmy spring day.
writes about the Italian marines issue.
People looked from termite to scorpion, from dog to goldfish turd to pigs and skunks and back again; but it was impossible to say which was which, writes Manas Chakravarty.
I know there have been many articles on Mr Chidambaram’s recent budget, but just in case you didn’t read them because while your spirit wanted to study them your flesh was too weak, here’s a simple guide to the finance minister’s speech. Manas Chakravarty
“But can any parent name his son Hitler? It should be banned,” thundered One Whose Heart Is Full of Kindness from Tamil Nadu. Manas Chakravarty writes.
Alexander the Great invaded India. But King Porus defeated Alexander and chased him away. Which narrative should we teach our children? This was Karnataka education minister Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri’s poser, Manas Chakravarty writes.
Do you want to be cleansed of your sins in a relaxed and stress-free environment in a spacious weather-proof heated luxury tent at the Mahakumbh at Allahabad, with running hot water and multi-cuisine vegetarian dining facilities? Manas Chakravarty writes.