The next time you hear music or movie studios whine about the hazards of pirated downloads by struggling college students, give them a lesson on the theft of medicinal products and seeds from Asia, Africa and Latin America by their corporate buddies, will you?
We may still covet the “dark, tall and handsome” man, but “pretty, fair ladies” are all the rage for our liaisons, permanent or otherwise.
The makers of 3 Idiots square off against the author Chetan Bhagat whose book Five Point Someone inspired the movie.
Our disappointment stems from the opportunities, unforeseen in early 2008, he has frittered away for major social and economic transformations of the country.
As we catalog the decade of the noughties, ring up a new contribution to our vocabulary.
When one’s view of the universe changes, the universe itself effectively changes.
India can’t seem to break its bonds with its nationals,who by law are obligated to renounce their Indian citizenship when they swear a foreign allegiance
An unusually pointed and forthright - and not entirely off-the-cuff - remark from the Little Master caused a near-riot and considerable heartburn in Mumbai's political circles.
A leaked secret dossier from the Indian cricket team’s conditioning staff prescribes good sex as a pre-requisite to good performance on the field. Any takers?
Beautiful women go for handsome men, right? Wrong!
Stories of war and peace, glory and tragedy, excess and desperation, are not told, because the media are engaged in electronic navel gazing
Investigating quick fix spirituality.
The steady dhadak-dhadak of the moving train, the crisp Indian air making its way through the open window as we lay on our cots, and the ambiance from the dim red, blue, and green lights that clung to the ceilings made for a perfect trip with sound sleep every time.
A trio of recent decisions from the country’s higher courts puts a nagging question-mark on the “progressive” reputation that its judiciary has acquired with the Delhi High Court’s July judgment decriminalizing gay sex.
Upwardly mobile resident Indians, who once eyed their non resident competition with a mix of envy and resentment, have traded the envy for snickering contempt.
My aunt didn’t marry the man — some insignificant matter about him having no hair — and I was understandably crushed.
It is hard to empathize with an out-of-work, $80,000-a-year techie tossed out on the manicured lawns of his half-million-dollar estate in New Jersey
We did not separate despite numerous problems, as ours was not a “love-marriage.”