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Saturday , June 2 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Gandhians, real or not

When Manmohan Singh went to call on Aung San Suu Kyi earlier this week, I wonder whether the great Burmese lady recalled her first encounter with India and Indians. In the 1950s, as a young teenager, she moved to Delhi with her mother, who had been appointed Burma’s ambassador to India. The years she spent in our country were absolutely formative to her intellectual (and moral) ...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Unsafe system
Sir The Indian Railways reportedly carries more than 13 million passengers every day. But it has ...  | Read.. 
Sweet and sour
Sir A most unexpected thing happened in IPL Season V. The Kolkata Knight Riders brought pariba ...  | Read.. 


The word, youth, has a vigorous and celebratory ring to it that most nation-states love to appropriate. Unfortunately, the ex...   | Read..
The story behind objects
Its interesting that Ganges Art Gallery calls its current exhibition on till June 10 Objects, referring in the concept note to Stephen Greenblatt and his classific...  | Read.. 
New meanings
The best tribute for an author is when his works are explored, rediscovered, even criticized and deconstructed, to arrive at newer meanings. So when an author becomes a legacy...  | Read.. 
Loyal and earnest
Shrutibritto presented Rabindra Utsav, an evening of music and dance, on May 17 at the Satyajit Ray Auditorium of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. The program...  | Read.. 
The fear of forgetting
Beside the armchair in which I sit and spend most of the day reading, writing or dozing off, there is a pile of books, the ex...  | Read.. 
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swaps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists... it is real... it is possible... its yours. AYN RAND