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chef's choice Oberoi is grand executive chef at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Hemant Oberoi
Cooking for corporates
At a joint venture meeting between two giant companies, the chief operating officer of one of the...
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freewheeling Derek O'Brien
Derek O'Brien
Bullying the houses
After President Pranab Mukherjee, it is now Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who has cautioned...
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grand slam Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
Going back to school
For me, it was like turning the clock back and returning to school. I was in Doha for the Qatar...
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Power Point K.S. Sachidananda Murthy is THE WEEK's resident editor in New Delhi
Sachidananda Murthy
Party time
The poet T.S. Eliot might have called April the 'cruellest month', but this year, it seems...
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hawk eye Maroof Raza
Maroof Raza
Change tack on tech
The latest air show in Bengaluru was perhaps the biggest in recent memory. It saw 313 foreign...
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PMO Beat R. Prasannan is The Week's New Delhi bureau chief
R. Prasannan
Here we go round the military bush
Manohar Parrikar has asked for "two-three months" to take the chief of defence staff...
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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
Confessions of an egomaniac
One of the nice things about writing a book, I thought, was that one got interviewed. This would...
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Mystic Eye Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Ban the Banning
We call India a democratic country, but in our psyche we are still feudalistic. We just took...
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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
'Nun' of our business?
Nobody but nobody can be brazen enough to indifferently declare, “Oh... an elderly nun was...
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Last Word Binayak & Ilina Sen
Binayak & Ilina Sen
Lady Pluck
The 17th Pritilata Waddedar Memorial lecture was recently organised at the School of Women's...
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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
An experience of a lifetime
Pardon my absence over the last two months as I was busy, well, electioneering.While I was...
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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
Home sweet homage
I was honoured this month to return to Grande Auditório Gulbenkian in Lisbon after two years...
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mani-festo Mani Shankar Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Uncooperative federalism
Ever since the 2014 election campaign, Narendra Modi has been hammering away at “cooperative...
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Guest Views
2011 Annual
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
Cooking for corporates
At a joint venture meeting between two giant companies, the chief operating officer of one of the companies was slightly on the obese side. This disturbed the health-conscious COO of the other multinational corporation, ...  »
freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
Bullying the houses
After President Pranab Mukherjee, it is now Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who has cautioned against the repeated and knee-jerk use of ordinances. Speaking at a conference in Lucknow, she said, “Ordinances ...  »
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