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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Shiv Visvanathan

Articles by Shiv Visvanathan

Janus Shut The Door

Janus Shut The Door

Dec 31, 2012 Shiv Visvanathan

Only one voice in Gujarat, said the visiting prince. How wrong he was.

Our Linus Blanket

Our Linus Blanket

Oct 08, 2012 Shiv Visvanathan

Fear of the foreigner is what helps the nation-state survive

Dear Professor Manmohan Singh

Dear Professor Manmohan Singh

Dec 27, 2010 Shiv Visvanathan

I hope you don’t mind the temerity of this letter. It is written as one scholar to another, one citizen to...

Corruption Goes South

Corruption Goes South

Dec 06, 2010 Shiv Visvanathan

Except that here it’s been honed to a high art and systematised

Incest At The Vaudeville

Incest At The Vaudeville

Mar 15, 2010 Shiv Visvanathan

Govt/media/industry. It’s a closed, cosy club of technocrats.

The Rogue Varnish

The Rogue Varnish

Jan 11, 2010 Shiv Visvanathan

A year when charlatanism was respectability...till you found out

A Paradox Lost

A Paradox Lost

Oct 12, 2009 Shiv Visvanathan

The least colonial of our cities is ill-served by a book that fails miserably to express the absorbing humdrum

Friend Or Freud

Friend Or Freud

Oct 16, 2006 Shiv Visvanathan

In the globalised world, the Guru needs no miracles......s/he allows for the lateral thinking our society...

The Kaapi Cats

The Kaapi Cats

Apr 03, 2006 Shiv Visvanathan

A scooter ride of a book, whizzing past the intriguing metaphors of Tamil culture

Lukewarm Love Guru

Lukewarm Love Guru

Feb 13, 2006 Shiv Visvanathan

Guru Dutt wrote lousy love letters and in that sense this book is a con. Fans could buy it, the rest should...

Team India—A One-Act Play

Team India—A One-Act Play

May 20, 2002 Shiv Visvanathan

While cricket was high brow, football as a working class game was a perfect accompaniment to communism.

The Art Of Graft

The Art Of Graft

Jul 02, 2001 Shiv Visvanathan

Panchayati Raj will lead to devolution of corruption. At the other end, reforms too have kicked off a...

Flashbacks of an Epic

Flashbacks of an Epic

Feb 26, 2001 Shiv Visvanathan

A fascinating report on the greatest B-grade movie ever made

Beyond Mapped Territory

Beyond Mapped Territory

Jul 10, 2000 Shiv Visvanathan

The genome project is a great map all right, but like other maps it can't exhaust nature or the question of...