Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar paying tributes to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in Mumbai-PTI

Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar paying tributes to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in Mumbai-PTI

Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar paying tributes to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in Mumbai-PTI

Delhi

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

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.