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Power Point K.S. Sachidananda Murthy is THE WEEK's resident editor in New Delhi
Sachidananda Murthy
Mutiny on the bounty
The Congress high command is kept busy with the resignations of key players in the party-ruled...
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Round Rob-in Rob Hughes
Rob Hughes
East or West, Germany is the best
The party is over. The celebrations in Germany might go on for a while. The consequences are still...
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Last Word Patrick French
Patrick French
For future reference
The future usually looks stranger and more distant than the past. If I asked you how the world will...
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PMO Beat R. Prasannan is The Week's New Delhi bureau chief
R. Prasannan
Fiats in haste
Narendra Modi bowed low at the steps of the Parliament House when he went there to be elected...
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strange encounters Jerry Pinto
Jerry Pinto
Poets and seahorses
I was in Mangalore to deliver the third James and Shobha Mendonca Lecture on Poetry for the Kavita...
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Reviving the Economy Shutapa Paul
Shutapa Paul
PSUs to economy's rescue?
The central government has often arm-twisted Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) into coughing up...
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rapid fire Nupur Sharma
Nupur Sharma
...and who is your number one?
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Brazil to attend the BRICS summit days after the railway...
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mani-festo Mani Shankar Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Right turn to wrong
While it would be churlish not to recognise that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has come...
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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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hawk eye Maroof Raza
Maroof Raza
Rise of Islamic fundamentalism
Over the past month, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a ruthless Sunni militia force, has...
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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
Quiet contrary
For months on end, we had a certain gentleman in our drawing room. He spoke to us, harangued us,...
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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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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
Peer pressure, queer pressure
Arrey yaar, this peer pressure in the Times of Social Media is a terrible thing. We just cannot...
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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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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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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
Fire in her heart
I will tell you where the fire is—it is raging in our society. And chances of dousing the...
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Art to Heart Amjad Ali Khan
Amjad Ali Khan
I find superior talent
I have lost three suitcases while travelling by British Airways and they once broke my sarod in...
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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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Power Point  |  Sachidananda Murthy
Mutiny on the bounty
The Congress high command is kept busy with the resignations of key players in the party-ruled states. Dissident leaders in Maharashtra, Haryana and Assam  have quit their posts to precipitate crisis for chief ...  »
Round Rob-in  |  Rob Hughes
East or West, Germany is the best
The party is over. The celebrations in Germany might go on for a while. The consequences are still unravelling, politically, economically and, of course, in the sacking of the national coach of the host country.If ...  »
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