Should India offer Pakistani Hindus the chance to make a new life in our country? Read more

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From the time I was in my teens, I have always had a special affection for the north-east of India. In my case, my motives were entirely personal. I went out for several years with a girl from one of the north-eastern states. Read more

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In part of the Pakistani media, and in some sections of Pakistani society, the Indian view of Pakistan is routinely caricatured. Read more

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A week or so ago, just before the new Steven Spielberg Tintin film was released in India, I spoke to a top fashion photographer about the movie. Tintin had been a favourite of mine for many decades, I said, and I couldn’t wait for the film to be released. Read more

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed but something different is happening to English news TV in India. The best way to recognize the change is to look at what the channels were doing ten years ago and to then look at today’s formats. Read more

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As far as I can tell, the official position of the government of India on the bugging of finance minister Pranab Mukherjee’s office appears to be that the Intelligence Bureau investigated the matter and found nothing. Read more

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Now that the Obamas have left India, two questions might usefully be asked about the progress of their visit. Read more

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Though a lot is heard about freedom of speech in India, the reality is that, when it comes to books or movies, there is no real right to free speech on par with the US or the UK experience. Read more

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One of the more difficult things I do is to answer questions nearly every day on my website, www.virsanghvi.com. As people are free to ask me questions on any subject at all, I am often thrown by the kinds of things that crop up. Read more

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Everyone and his dogs seem to have an opinion on how the media are covering Sania’s wedding. So here are my two bits. Read more

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