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chef's choice Oberoi is grand executive chef at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Hemant Oberoi
Thou shalt not eat....
Mankind has seen so much change from BC to now. Adam and Eve lived on apples. Our ancestors lived...
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freewheeling Derek O'Brien
Derek O'Brien
Rooting for the Muffler Man
Watching Arvind Kejriwal’s speech at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan shortly after he was sworn...
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grand slam Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
An evening to remember
It has been a few weeks since I achieved the magical ranking of world no. 1 in women's doubles,...
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Power Point K.S. Sachidananda Murthy is THE WEEK's resident editor in New Delhi
Sachidananda Murthy
Cloak and swagger
Old-time spies and investigators who operated behind the cloak are shocked at the way Central...
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hawk eye Maroof Raza
Maroof Raza
West Asian worries
The fighting in Yemen has brought home many lessons that are important to India. To start with, the...
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PMO Beat R. Prasannan is The Week's New Delhi bureau chief
R. Prasannan
More cops please, not laws
Many years ago a school bus fell into the Yamuna. Several children trapped in it couldn't be...
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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
Fat-fat books, fat-fat phones
It’s a difficult thing, trying to maintain your personal space when your elbow is in intimate...
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Mystic Eye Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
A time for strength and wisdom
In a recent trip to Delhi, I learnt about the centennial commemoration of Indian participation in...
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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
Have a ‘bowel’ of a time!
Here’s the big consolation regarding this column: It’s not about Salman Khan! But it is...
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Last Word Nandita Das
Nandita Das
Mapping women in media
I recently saw Margarita With A Straw; a film about a young woman with cerebral palsy and her...
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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
AAPocalypse now!
Visibility, they say, can make or break political careers. I agree. I have seen plenty of people...
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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 Sanjna Kapoor
Sanjna Kapoor
My father, Shashi Kapoor
Today as I reel with the overwhelming tsunami of affection in response to Papa being honoured with...
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mani-festo Mani Shankar Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar
The threat and the fret
By the time this is published, the crisis over the 200 villagers being held hostage by the...
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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
Thou shalt not eat....
Mankind has seen so much change from BC to now. Adam and Eve lived on apples. Our ancestors lived on whatever was edible in the form of herbs, plants, vegetables, animals and fish to satisfy their appetite. Human ...  »
freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
Rooting for the Muffler Man
Watching Arvind Kejriwal’s speech at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan shortly after he was sworn in as chief minister, I was glad he tempered the overenthusiasm and too-keen ambition of some of his Aam Aadmi Party ...  »
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