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Saturday, January 20, 2018
 

Opinion

Above all else

Watching Virat Kohli play two exquisite square drives against Australia in March 2016, I had tweeted: "There goes my boyhood hero G.R. Viswanath from my all time India XI". Those boundaries formed part of a match-winning innings of 82 in......   | Read..
 

Wealth of wisdom

Let me begin with a hypothetical calculation for which I should first prepare the ground. Production occurs through the application of labour to a stock of means of product......   | Read..
 

Vesuvius postponed

The indignation that Rohit Sharma's continuing presence in the Indian Test team provokes on social media tells us very little about Rohit Sharma but a great deal about the ......   | Read..
 

An active culture of predation

The year, 2017, began with the 'Women's March' on Washington DC and ended with the 'Me Too' campaign combined with the ignominious sexual assault allegations in Hollywood a......   | Read..
 

A light in the dark

It is so utterly dark that you need to reassure yourself that you possess a right hand by reaching out and touching it with your left. The others who are gathered with you ......   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor

Risky crossing

• Sir - The Exide-Rabindra Sadan intersection is dangerous for pedestrians.... | Read»

Nothing new

• Sir - The appointment of Prasoon Joshi as the chairman of the Central Boa... | Read»

Quiet please

• Sir - The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, was right in ... | Read»

Public and private

• Sir - Two international hotel chains have decided that they will no longe... | Read»

 
EDITORIAL

The digital itch

With its nurturing of self-obsession, intrusion and distrust, social media - not 'micro cheating'- are a threat to conjugality...   | Read..
 
 
FIFTH COLUMN

Keep working

On January 10, representatives of Manipur-based armed Kuki groups - the United People's Front and the Kuki National Organization - held the sixth round of political dialogu......   | Read..
 
DIARY
bullet Helping hand
bullet A birthday on Baker Street
bullet Topped with trouble
bullet How to dress down for a laugh
 
BOOKS
Cutting across cultures
THE INVENTION OF HUMANITY: EQUALITY AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCE IN WORLD HISTORY By Siep Stuurman, Harvard, Rs 2,999...   | Read..
 
Lens refocused
REFASHIONING INDIA: GENDER, MEDIA AND A TRANSFORMED PUBLIC DISCOURSE By Maitrayee Chaudhuri, Orient BlackSwan, Rs 895...   | Read..
 
In the good books of the fair lady
For the majority of schoolchildren, studying is not the most enjoyable activity. Kids may still prefer to go to school and be in the company of friends and peers. But learning lessons is always the......   | Read..
 
Paperback Picking

Listen to the past

 
REVIEW ARTS
Radical moves
Dance
The Wayne McGregor show that came to Calcutta courtesy the British Council was a unique and radical exposition of contemporary dance. But what it also did, both in form and content, was offer intim......   | Read..
 
Rare revivals
Theatre
Bengali plays by writers active two or three decades ago are seeing revivals now. Dipendra Sengupta, perhaps best known for Gabbu Khela, composed Bijaner Char Deoyal in 1984 as an embittered drama ......   | Read..
 
A colourful study in contrasts
Visual Arts
Infused with a new life, the Society of Contemporary Artists had two simultaneous shows recently at the Birla Academy. One was the group's Annual; the other, Graphics Album, hosted by the instituti......   | Read..
 
In focus
• The legendary dancer, Mrinalini Sarabhai, passed away at the age of 97 in January 2016. Trained in Bharatnatyam, Mohiniattam, Kathakali, Manipuri and Kuchipudi, Sarabhai used the movement vo......   | Read..