Anil Ambani, the industrialist and 7th richest Indian by Forbes estimates, confirmed his man-crush on Narendra Modi (Click here for my favourite Modi profile). Read more

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The average Muslim is unlikely to vote any one party or candidate but is generally cagey about Hindutva-based politics. Read more

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Just a few days before Obama’s “Yes We Can” Denver convention four years ago, I had told Carolyn Sauvage Mar, a Democrat campaigner in Delhi, that America should allow an international group of eminent citizens to vote for the US president. A bizarre idea but American politics is hardly just about America. Read more

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Assam’s fight against alleged Bangladeshi migrants risks becoming a fight against Muslims in general. Read more

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The Yamuna Expressway, a 165-km, six-lane glistening north Indian motorway, which a newspaper aptly described as the Yamunabahn, has cut by half the travel time between Delhi and Agra, the Taj Mahal city. Read more

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My guide Zevit was particularly happy to show me around Haifa, a post-card Israeli town by the Mediterranean. This was her hometown after all. Read more

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Muslims, like Hindus and Sikhs, will not like to surrender their personal laws because they are just that: personal. Read more

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More and more urban Indians are switching from pop-and-mom kirana outlets to do their groceries at swanky large-format retail stores. Read more

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I have never tried my hands at magic realism or lampooning of the kind that drips venom. But it’s worth trying. Deal with it.

General Shutman Ruddie had long abandoned his land of birth, Freeforallistan, to conquer the rest of the world. Read more

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To not know Bhupen Hazarika is like living in a dark dungeon of a dark continent in the dark ages. Read more

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