May 2012

India Dances to Latino Beat

Dancers say the popularity of Latino dances lies in the inherent joyousness, the friendships it generates on the floor across cultural divides — and the free-flowing body language, open to improvisations.

ISpy May 2012

Photo Contest Every month, we publish a selection of submitted photos in Little India and the photo judged best by the editors wins $30. Photos are

Go Figure May 2012

Are you ready to start cracking the next Go Figure mystery? Deadline June15, 2012   Enter Go Figure Contest The winner of the last mystery contest, correctly identifying the

India’s Gutless Media

That a deep pocketed media house like the India Today Group folded its tent without resistance in the face of Abhishek Manu Singhvi’s legal threats, while an obscure activist with a checkered free speech history dared to resist, is a permanent blot on a storied media house, for which it owes its readers and the public an apology and an explanation.

Orphaned in Fantasyland

Will Chillar Party’s National Award inspire a rush of child films?

The Dirty Video

As a bemused India watches the alleged shenanigans of a ruling-party lawyer-turned-politician who has finally quit public office, a fellow lawyer finds that Abhishek Manu Singhvi’s resignation statement hides more than it reveals, and that it has unwittingly triggered a timely debate on privacy issues in the era of YouTube, FaceBook and Twitter.

Free Speech’s Unlikely Champion

Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, the accidental champion of freedom of speech, has a history of suppressing the speech, sometimes violently, of people with whom he disagrees.

Bringing Ganesh Down to Size

Dahibhavkar said that setting the height limit was a unanimous decision of representatives of all Ganeshotsav committees, social and public figures, artists and idol-makers.

IPL v Bollywood Clash of the Titans

The Indian Premier League is no longer perceived as a great threat for film releases.

Can Indra Nooyi Revive Pepsico

It’s hard to shake the past — particularly when the past was more profitable.

The Foreign Face of IPL Cheerleaders

The companies that bring these women to India chose them because they are hardworking professionals.

Off-Shoring As a Value-Creator

So far, Indian firms have been below the radar. But now that they are bigger, and also visible thanks to the politicians going after them, the lawyers are moving in.

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