A devotee offers prayers at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday, the 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev—AP

A devotee offers prayers at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday, the 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak De

A devotee offers prayers at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday, the 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak De

Columnists

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.

In the Prussian town of Königsberg, the river Pregel had seven bridges connecting two small islands in it to the two sides of the town as well as to each other.