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chef's choice Oberoi is grand executive chef at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Hemant Oberoi
Zodiac shine
In 1987, Mr Kerkar asked me to look at the French restaurant Rendezvous, which probably was the...
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freewheeling Derek O'Brien
Derek O'Brien
House games
While in school, my sport of choice was football. I was a goalkeeper of some reckoning in local and...
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grand slam Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
Leading edge
When Sachin Tendulkar retired from Test cricket, he got what could be termed as a 'designer...
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Power Point K.S. Sachidananda Murthy is THE WEEK's resident editor in New Delhi
Sachidananda Murthy
Getting their Act together
The Rajya Sabha did not function for much of the winter session because of the confrontation...
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hawk eye Maroof Raza
Maroof Raza
December debacles
Even before the gruesome attack at an army school in Peshawar, many in Pakistan had regarded...
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PMO Beat R. Prasannan is The Week's New Delhi bureau chief
R. Prasannan
Mumbo-jumbo conquers India
Narendra Modi ended 2014 by asking his sangh parivar cousins to let him rule in peace—no...
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Touchline Nidhun Thankachan
Nidhun Thankachan
Brazil demolish Spain to lift Confederations Cup
Score: Brazil 3 (Fred 2’, 47’, Neymar 44’) - 0 Spain“Brazil doing to Spain...
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strange encounters Jerry Pinto
Jerry Pinto
Genius goes bananas
I was once in Switzerland with a group of travel agents. (This was long ago, when dotcoms were...
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Mystic Eye Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Democracy and the spiritual thread - II
India has the necessary fundamental credentials to be a great democracy, and it is. It is...
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Schizo Nation Anuja Chauhan is a best-selling author, screen-writer and advertising consultant. She is best known for her novel, The Zoya Factor
Anuja Chauhan
Kill me now
So, have you seen that new Airtel ad? It’s quite nicely cast, directed and edited. This...
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The Sexes Shobhaa De is a novelist and social commentator with several best-selling books to her credit. She was editor at Stardust, Society and Celebrity
Shobhaa De
Gender at crossroads
Let me start on a gender-neutral note for the first column of a brand new year. The best news I...
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Last Word Mallika Sarabhai
Mallika Sarabhai
Bound by nothing
We are unbecoming, unhinged, undone, unencumbered. We are marooned in the moment, a collision of...
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Masala Musings Kishwar Desai is a writer, who has worked in print and television journalism. Her novel, Witness By Night won the UK's Costa First Novel Award in 2010
Kishwar Desai
Driving on the edge
Some years ago, while I was running a TV channel, we occasionally had to drive to small towns where...
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rapid fire Nupur Sharma
Nupur Sharma
Misplaced fears
It is a cold Monday afternoon as I sit down to write the column. Earlier in the day, a propagandist...
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Guest column Kouchner is former foreign minister of France and founder of Medecins Sans Frontieres, an international organisation for medical humanitarian aid.
Bernard Kouchner
The Syrian volcano

We are told that we should avoid civil war in Syria, even as it unfolds before our eyes. We...
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game seth and match Suhel Seth
Suhel Seth
Dimwits and blabbermouths
I am amazed at the quality of spokespersons that some political parties have bestowed themselves...
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Funda Mental Kunal Vjayakar is an actor, director, television personality and political satirist
Kunal Vijayakar
Bringing up uncle
Happy New Year!” It's my 11-year-old nephew calling early on the first day of...
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Art to Heart Amjad Ali Khan
Amjad Ali Khan
Fusion vision
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mani-festo Mani Shankar Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Acts of conversion
Is there a right to convert? Can it be banned? The short answer is that there is no right to...
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Guest Views
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India needs to step in
The Arab Spring so far has hit countries with medium to low Indian population. The only exception...
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Diary of an Army Wife A series of accounts by the wife of a soldier
An Army Wife
Au revoir friends!
The past two years has been a wonderful journey and learning experience for me. I have loved...
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Your Money Renjit C.S.
Renjit C.S.
Healthy option
All is well in buying health insurance till a claim arises. To bring in more accountability and...
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chef's choice  |  Hemant Oberoi
Zodiac shine
In 1987, Mr Kerkar asked me to look at the French restaurant Rendezvous, which probably was the best classical French restaurant of the Taj. His take was that we should create a restaurant which was a unique blend ...  »
freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
House games
While in school, my sport of choice was football. I was a goalkeeper of some reckoning in local and club-level tournaments. The only reason I made it to the school cricket team (as wicket keeper) was that my friend ...  »
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