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Outcry over Wal-Mart disclosure irrelevant

10 Dec 2012, 19:47

The outcry over Wal-Mart's disclosure report is irrelevant. After all, this is not some Wikileaks scoops.

The pain of being the AAM AADMI

26 Nov 2012, 21:23

That the AAM AADMI is India's hottest political currency yet is a no brainer.

2G auction sham shame

17 Nov 2012, 10:13

After the damp squib comes news of another fiasco-in-the-making.

Netas need to take a leaf out of Nike's book

26 Oct 2012, 10:01

Nike's decision to permanently oust Lance Armstrong from its haloed list of celeb endorsers is truly a sign of the times.

Acts of Gandhigiri

2 Oct 2012, 00:16

When reel-life underworld don 'Munna Bhai' began daydreaming about the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi in the 2006 film 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai', Gandhigiri became fashionable.

Meritocracy versus Mediocrity

9 Sep 2012, 12:29

As chance would have it, I was with a colleague who supports reservations for India's dalits and tribals in all forms – education, jobs, private sector, public sector and the works

The Conspiracy of Silence

28 Aug 2012, 17:52

For years now, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's silence has been construed as a major weakness.

Team Anna part of a conspiracy? Bah!

11 Jun 2012, 16:15

There comes a time in life when people start hallucinating due to too much pressure.

The Anna-Ramdev dilemma

4 Jun 2012, 17:36

Making a case for why Anna and Ramdev should not join forces in the anti-graft crusade.

Cricket and Bollywood: Reform or Die

21 May 2012, 17:34

Indian celebritydom is getting the walloping of a lifetime. Fights, drugs, drunken brawls, bad language, loud statements, undesirable sexual advances, are just the tip of an iceberg

The Amitabh Bachchan way or the highway

14 May 2012, 11:49

You have either got it or you have'nt . In the context of superstar Amitabh Bachchan, the idiom does not only relate to his screen presence – but also his generosity. The man’s compassionate side came to the fore recently when he decided to share his immense wealth with the poor and needy by giving away Rs. 30 lakhs to clear the debts of some 100 Vidarbha farmers. His recent philanthropy is not based on any sudden whims or quirks. On hearing the plight of farmers in Andhra Pradesh while shooting in Vishakhapatnam some eight years ago, Bachchan senior had similarly repaid the debts of nearly 40 besieged farmers by shelling out Rs. 11 lakhs from his own pocket

Aamir says Satyamev Jayate

7 May 2012, 14:44

It's a little tough to talk about female infanticide in a blog that is supposed to be irreverent and satirical as reflected by its very name.

Mukesh Ambani's parking troubles

11 Apr 2012, 17:31

Money can't buy you everything it seems as billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani must be discovering much to his chagrin.

Damn, I still love noodles!

3 Apr 2012, 10:42

Having spent most of my school and college life in a hostel, junk food for me has always been somewhat of a treasured treat. Well, after the regimented diet of icky yellow dal and overcooked potatoes in the hostel dining room, who would not enjoy a nice pot of Maggie noodles with friends, slow-cooked on the humble room heater in the middle of the night?

Team Anna must now imbibe the 5 principles of Satyagrah

27 Mar 2012, 10:24

A hale and hearty Anna Hazare, smiling Team Anna members and surging crowds to support the Gandhian's day-long fast on Sunday were a balm for many tired eyes who had given up the anti-graft agitation for dead.