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Arpita Basu

Articles by Arpita Basu

The Pick-Up Manual

The Pick-Up Manual

Oct 31, 2011 Arpita Basu

Guys on the eternal quest—how to get the girl—get a date with tutors

Rajeev Khandelwal

Rajeev Khandelwal

Oct 24, 2011 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Rajeev Khandelwal

The actor and television host on his new show, Super Cars, on National Geographic channel

The Fork In Thy Hand

The Fork In Thy Hand

Oct 10, 2011 Arpita Basu

As the new-age executive plays catch up, finishing schools flourish

The Web Of Compulsion

The Web Of Compulsion

Sep 26, 2011 Arpita Basu

Addiction to the internet looks to go viral in New India. Can detox bootcamps help?

Justice Will Not Be Served

Justice Will Not Be Served

Sep 19, 2011 Chandrani Banerjee

The capital, and crucially the seats of justice, come under terrorist attack for the second time in four...

Every Anna’s Worth

Every Anna’s Worth

Sep 05, 2011 Debarshi Dasgupta

This time the million mutineers have the demon by the horns and they won’t let up until the fire in their...

My Name Is Blue

My Name Is Blue

Aug 22, 2011 Arpita Basu

Caste-based prejudice has long been a fact of life in Himachal Pradesh. Now, new initiatives look to change...

Cheers!

Cheers!

Aug 22, 2011 Arpita Basu

Cyrus Broacha

Cyrus Broacha

Aug 08, 2011 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Cyrus Broacha

With a new book and a kids’ show, Jake and the Neverland Pirates on Disney Channel, the funnyman has his...

Not A Broken Record

Not A Broken Record

Aug 01, 2011 Arpita Basu

Purists of sound now have cause for hope. LPs are getting a new lease on life

Luchi In Ladakh? Check...

Luchi In Ladakh? Check...

Jul 11, 2011 Arpita Basu

Holiday-makers now journey to destinations hitherto the province of adventure junkies

Bheja Fry 2

Bheja Fry 2

Jul 04, 2011 Arpita Basu

The first half promises a cat-and-mouse game, but, post interval, it fumbles to a denouement...

That Unshod Stallion

That Unshod Stallion

Jun 20, 2011 Arpita Basu ON Maqbool Fida Husain

M.F. Husain was a contemporary of every Indian artist, young or old

Poet, Transfigured

Poet, Transfigured

May 23, 2011 Arpita Basu

A new Tagore meets the world: non-verbal, and full of querulous lines

Fearless Nadia Rides Again

Fearless Nadia Rides Again

May 16, 2011 Arpita Basu

She’s taken the plunge. Desi sisters are tapping into their latent, restless adventure gene.

Art Paper Boats

Art Paper Boats

Apr 25, 2011 Arpita Basu

Glossy magazines help fill the void for desis looking to belong

Sudha Pillai

Sudha Pillai

Apr 18, 2011 Arpita Basu INTERVIEWS Sudha Pillai

Planning Commission member-secretary Sudha Pillai, whose solo show ‘Avril II: Joy of Living’ opened at...

Diachronic Lenses

Diachronic Lenses

Apr 18, 2011 Arpita Basu

New initiatives cast light on the lost worlds in old family photos

Heady Invites

Heady Invites

Mar 28, 2011 Arpita Basu

The wedding card’s now a statement

There Is Only One Heaven

There Is Only One Heaven

Feb 14, 2011 Arpita Basu

A Muslim industrialist makes an example of his faith by restoring a Hindu temple