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Politics, no bloodier than usual!


Revenge is a dish best served cold… At least in the H.D. Deve Gowda household! So, while all eyes are on the raging B.S. Yeddyurappa, and what the BJP’s fallen leader will do in the aftermath of the

Female factor: It’s both Chanel and Chowringhee


Fifty Shades of Grey. It’s the title of a new trilogy that includes Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed that’s being touted as the ultimate ‘mommy porn’ in the US. No connection with the politi

Karnataka: There for Congress to win. Or lose


Politics is an instinct. About making the right gesture at the right time. Grabbing the opportunity when it presents itself. Sensing which way the wind blows. And going for the jugular. It’s also war.

Pax Yeddyurappa: BJP finally stands by its man


After months of blundering blindly through the bushes as the challenge posed by the corruption scandal threatened to engulf B.S. Yeddyurappa and the state government, the Bharatiya Janata Party may fi

The politics of drought: DVS’ legacy for the taking


Intolerance. Hallmark of the coward. Badge of the insecure? In refusing to accept even the mildest criticism – in this case, a cartoon that takes the mickey out of her treatment of opponents – puts We

Kargil was tit for tat: Pervez

Former Pakistan Presi-dent Pervez Musharraf admitted in an exclusive interview to this newspaper that “Kargil was a legacy of the years of warring with India”, but that of all of the leaders in Pakist

Saffron take: How to make enemies and lose friends


The level of vitriol that has marked the verbal sparring between the chief minister and his increasingly acerbic predecessor may have shocked no-one in a profession where muck-raking is par for the co

Who’ll be eating crow? And who’ll do the serving?


For the next seven days, the silence in both camps should be deafening. Neither B.S. Yeddyurappa nor Sadananda Gowda will make the kind of statements that have pushed the state BJP to breaking point t

Sand thrown in our eyes, but look who’s feeling cheated


The last thing one wants to do is write an obituary. But with Udupi-Chikmagalur going to the polls this day, history could repeat itself — just as it did four years ago, the JD(S), once again, all too

Singapore honours Pandit Nehru


The irony that the man who transformed India’s economy at a key moment in its history, reversing years of socialism, should pay tribute to India’s founding father who first powered the Indian economy, albeit in another time and another place

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.