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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020
Manas Chakravarty

Manas Chakravarty


The PM’s speech in Toronto contained the analogy that while India and Canada growing separately would be a2 + b2, when joined together in friendship they would be (a+b)2 which equals a2 +2ab+b2, with the synergy giving an extra 2ab.

articles by Manas Chakravarty (430 results)
May 30, 2017 14:01
World Gold Council says India’s gold demand was what supported the global market in Q1 2017, but where in India does the gold go to? read more
Sep 17, 2016 19:04
‘We’re merely trying to improve the ease of doing business, in this case the divorce business. Just think of all those huge divorce costs, the enormous waste of time. Triple talaq cuts through all that red tape’ read more
Sep 10, 2016 21:16
It has been decided to recruit beef sniffers to augment our police force with immediate effect. Selected candidates will be part of an elite commando unit read more
Sep 03, 2016 21:50
Psychiatrist: Very interesting. My diagnosis is methyphobia or diposphobia, a psycho-pathological condition. Neurologist: Methyphobia is a medical condition where the sufferer has an intense and irrational fear of alcohol or a fear of people who are... read more
Aug 27, 2016 21:19
China has recently allowed dads in Beijing up to 15 days of paternity leave. Surely our nationalist government will not allow itself to be beaten by our eastern rival on paternity leave? read more
Aug 20, 2016 23:17
From now on, anybody talking about Kashmir will have to talk about Balochistan and Baltistan read more
Aug 13, 2016 00:20
When Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri and Subhas Chandra Bose saw the independent India on the 69th anniversary of Independence Day, here’s how the conversation went: read more
Jul 31, 2016 15:29
Opening up the economy has proved to be a blessing. It is these fine spirits, generously imbibed, that impart the warm optimistic glow and confidence so necessary to get the economy galloping away read more
Jul 23, 2016 23:06
Sceptics will ask how a brain is to be valued. Well, if market analysts know the fair value of a share, if the government knows the fair value of telecom spectrum, they can easily value a brain read more
Jul 17, 2016 01:00
Mahatma Gandhi had an impish sense of humour. His quip when asked what he thought of Western civilization — “I think it’s a good idea” — is a famous example read more
Jul 09, 2016 21:50
‘I am sad you will no longer be my education minister. I have composed a poem to comfort you’ read more
Jul 02, 2016 22:06
Winston Churchill had said, “In handing over the Government of India to these so-called political classes, we are handing over to men of straw, of whom, in a few years, no trace will remain.” He made one mistake — he should have said Britain instead... read more
Jun 25, 2016 23:10
After Raghuram Rajan, it would be good to get another NRI, to repair some of the damage done by his exit. Could we have Sunny Leone? read more
Jun 18, 2016 21:27
Nomenclature for meetings is already being sharpened for the UP polls read more
Jun 11, 2016 23:14
Producer: We need a film the censor board will be angry about, so that when it is finally released, even after a hundred cuts, folks will flock to see it. We need something Pahlaj Nihalani will feel insulted about read more