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Modi’s operandi

There are some indications of how a Modi-led NDA is likely to govern, but it raises more questions t...

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Swing by Hua Hin
Hua Hin, Thailand’s oldest seaside holiday town, makes a compelling case as a destination for golfer...

Mobile phone is staple food

“Electra telephono! Dmitri telephono! Theodore telephono!” These were costly international calls. Th...

Cheesy camarade

France, harbinger of the world’s first revolution in 1789 to overthrow monarchy for democracy, is he...

Underwear and political amour

Wielding the photo of a handsome hunk with distended biceps, lean abdomen, sleek briefs, Extreme Rig...

Catching live cricket action in Sweden

Just as I was boarding my flight for London from Mumbai on Tuesday last week, I was wondering how to...
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Societal contradictions
“How do you differentiate between an Indian joint family and extended nuclear family when both famil...
Cronies and capitalists
In election year, crony capitalism is not going away, as Arvind Kejriwal hopes. Its roots are only g...
The fear factor
Facing Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson in the form of his life is nothing but an adventure, laced...
Are we racists?
Death from racism is even more painfully shameful in a heterogeneous country like India.
Golf under the midnight sun
It’s a short golf season in Finland, but during summer, the sun works overtime
Mosaic of heterogeneous family units
The joint family doesn’t exist so inclusively anywhere in the world.
Golf’s Middle East oasis
With three world class layouts, air conditioned carts and reasonable travel deals, Abu Dhabi is a su...
From the discomfort Zone
Colonial bacteria in Indian politics
The saving grace
Juan Mata’s arrival will give a big lift to Manchester United’s fortunes, but this is just a cosmeti...
The fast lane
Festival of the mind
Colonial supremacy
Adolf Hitler had expressed strong admiration for the British emperor’s supremacy in colonising large...
Ladies to the fore
The women’s pro golf tour only has a handful of tournaments and sponsorship is scarce, but the very ...
Entering uncharted territory
Visiting beautiful places in India, not as a researcher, but a tourist accompanying my best friend f...
The cold shoulder
As the Big Chill sets in across Europe and America, it seems symbolic of the state of the global eco...
England’s KP conundrum
The face-off between team director Andy Flower and batsman Kevin Pietersen has been averted for now ...
A century of change
Exactly a hundred years ago, in 1914, we had encountered one of the last century’s most remarkable y...
Fitting your club to a tee
Customising the equipment is more beneficial for the average player than it is for the professional
Spiralling trend
Ten years ago, I recommended the idea of spiralling trend for a big company to build the attitude of...
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