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The Moral Lessons from ‘Newton’

Democracy is messy. Democracy is slow. Democracy is painful. And for most of India, democracy is often a novelty. ‘Newton’, a movie by Amit Masurkar, shows democracy in action in India, telling us the story of an election being conducted … Continue reading

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Why the Season 7 of ‘Game of Thrones’ was a Huge Disappointment

‘Game of Thrones’, the fantasy epic produced by HBO has become one of the most talked about television series of all time. Based on the ‘Song of Ice & Fire’ series of novels written by George RR Martin, the show, … Continue reading

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‘The Mahabharata Murders’ – The Review

The Mahabharata is probably the greatest book that has ever been written. Vast in its scope, breathtaking in its complexity, sweeping in its array of characters, flawless in its attention to details, and ambiguous in its moral lessons, it is … Continue reading

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Financials of the Indian Premier League Franchisees

Indian Premier League, popularly known as IPL, the much followed and the much maligned T20 cricket tournament is in its tenth edition now. Having managed to survive a string of high profile corruption cases, censure from the Supreme Court, change … Continue reading

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An Alternative Team India Line-up Based on IPL 2017

One of the weirder trends in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the way most of the current stars of the Indian limited overs’ line-up have had underwhelming performances till now, even as players never heard of before, … Continue reading

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How to be a Superstar in Indian Political Twitter – In a Few Easy Steps

“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing” – William Shakespeare on Indian political twitter “Indian political twitter is the best. By far the best. Just amazing. Unbelievably good. I love the Hindus. … Continue reading

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Why the Aam Aadmi Party Should be Taken Less Seriously

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has not had a great few months. If you were to believe the mainstream media and the multitude of pre-election opinion polls, they were heavy favourites to win the Punjab Assembly election held in February, … Continue reading

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