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Dirigent, Hold The Tempo

Dirigent, Hold The Tempo

Apr 14, 2016

A bow to Zubin Mehta, his unflagging energy and his devotion to his art

Varanasi Diary

Varanasi Diary

Jun 09, 2012

Mark Twain says, “Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together.”

Liberation On A Twenty-Two Yard Patch

Liberation On A Twenty-Two Yard Patch

Jun 01, 2012

Amid the Taliban’s ruinous hold, a new opium, cricket, offers hope to Afghans

The Stunguns, In Silhouette

The Stunguns, In Silhouette

May 04, 2012

An extremely readable attempt to capture the spirit and evolution of our Hindi films through essays on its superstars

An Aarti From Time, A Brookings Chalisa

An Aarti From Time, A Brookings Chalisa

Mar 22, 2012

Are they drowned in Modi’s magnetism? Is this worship exigency?

The Topiwala Camera

The Topiwala Camera

Aug 26, 2011

In covering Anna, TV seems to have shed its critical faculties

Sharp Longing

Sharp Longing

Jul 29, 2011

Dhondy's style—sharp, funny, irreverent—is just right for a fraught subject like adultery

Mumbai Diary

Mumbai Diary

Jul 15, 2011

In the monsoon, that old journalistic idiom--dog bites man is not news, man bites dog is news--changes to man fells tree is not news, tree fells man is news.

Paris Diary

Paris Diary

Mar 19, 2011

Saravana Bhavan in Rue du Faubourg Saint Denis was different: it served dosas, idlis and uthappam, but with wine and beer. Half its clientele was French.

Grade? Give An ‘F’, But...

Grade? Give An ‘F’, But...

Oct 23, 2010

It’s primped up in the fluffy rouge of PR, but Indian news media is actually at its ruddiest

Bombay Diary

Bombay Diary

Jun 19, 2010

This is the season for marriages, which means time for men to dress badly again. You see these double standards—dress up in firang land, sab chalta hai back home

Punched Out Rhymes

Punched Out Rhymes

Mar 21, 2009

Hanging In The Air

Hanging In The Air

Sep 06, 2008

Dimples On Helmets

Dimples On Helmets

May 31, 2008

Swahili 777

Swahili 777

Mar 15, 2008

Comfortably Numbai

Comfortably Numbai

Jun 09, 2007

E-Travelling

E-Travelling

Jan 07, 2006

A Quitter For Principle

A Quitter For Principle

Nov 19, 2005

What could have been an entertainer is, instead, a high-minded book about someone who gave a lot of his life to Indian cinema - not exactly a high-minded industry.

Dublin, Treblin

Dublin, Treblin

Mar 05, 2005

Return To Reticence

Return To Reticence

Jun 05, 2004

Silence was like a cancer—he fought it in erratic flashes of brilliance

Going Loco

Going Loco

May 15, 2004

Frank 'Fessions

Frank 'Fessions

Jan 17, 2004

Simoes is an amused (and amusing) observer. I now know only the writer; I would dearly have loved to know the man.

Will We Ever Need To Have Sex Again?

Will We Ever Need To Have Sex Again?

Dec 25, 1999

Love has been, and will remain, the only device that works in sex.

Sigh, Signora

Sigh, Signora

Sep 12, 1998

New Waves, Old Ripples

New Waves, Old Ripples

Dec 27, 1997

Popular isn't a dirty word anymore, elitist art is

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