For better or purse?

In a commendable decision, the Delhi High Court has stated that people who give dowry should be prosecuted if they go ahead with the marria...


Culture capital & Capital culture

I've always had a love-hate relationship with the city I live in. I love Delhi for its beautiful trees, wide roads and the peeping histo...


Dr Kalam: The level-headed President of India

Among the cacophony of dissenting voices in Indian politics is one leading man who speaks with sincerity, and more importantly, practicalit...


Pamuk's 'Istanbul' has a melancholic soul

Orhan Pamuk beautifully sums up his city in his book Istanbul - Memories of a City in one word: hüzün . As Pamuk describes it, the word is ...


Where's my paper, boy?

The last thing you expect from a newspaper is shoddy logistics. I mean, you can expect an online retailer or mobile service provider to goof...


Happy Gooey/Mushy/Lovely/Anti-Indian Valentine's Day!

Couples in India spent another day in trepidation this Valentine's Day. They weren't sure which of their actions would be interprete...


Freedom of expression...what's that?!

And the debate continues...Should Parzania be screened in Gujarat? Should Traffic Signal not be shown in Himachal Pradesh? Should Black F...


Don't rely on Reliance

Welcome to the telecom revolution in India. Here, mobile subscribers have the best of services at their fingertips - from shopping to banki...


India, watch your step!

The Economist's cover story ( 'India on fire' , 1 Feb 2007) has brought to light a very important perspective on India's p...


What did you just call me?

Have you heard about the Blank Noise Project ? It's a movement against sexual harassment on the streets of India. A lot of people cringe...


So, who's King?

I promised myself I would NOT write about this...but I can't help myself anymore! I know the KBC 3-Shah Rukh debate has been going on f...


'The Kite Runner': Voice of a shattered nation

You? You've always been a tourist here, you just didn't know it. These are the words that sting Amir when a driver says this to him...


There's still hope for Urdu!

I'd written earlier about how languages like Urdu are being neglected on the web. So, I was pleasantly surprised to see an Urdu version...

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