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C P Surendran

Church sex abuse: It’s not just about religion, but also gender

In short, Sister Lucy had scored a goal. Bishop Mulakkal had lost. But the match is no longer religious. It is secular. Women 1, Men 0.

26 Sep 2018 1:56 AM

Of skyrocketing fuel prices, fiscal prudence and its electoral effect

Dharmendra Pradhan’s background does not justify his current position.

06 Sep 2018 8:00 AM

Without his racism and controversial worldviews, there is no Naipaul art

That dark ink which flowed in his veins sprung from the sad, inescapable whiteness of the universe, the sad, sad fixities of human nature.

15 Aug 2018 2:36 AM

Mystic Mantra: Assam citizens’ list— A humanist’s nightmare

India needs an immigration policy for sure. What makes Assam so sad beyond reason is that both the host and the guest are barely well to do.

01 Aug 2018 12:48 AM

Why it’s still so hard to get Women’s Bill passed

From 2008 to 2018, women’s awareness of their role and rights have made great progress.

18 Jul 2018 2:22 AM


An application for the post of jt secy, culture

Your government recently advertised for senior vacancies in various departments.

04 Jul 2018 12:39 AM

Delhi’s CM acts like a chief disgruntled officer… Will it pay dividends for him?

The Centre had argued that the Constitution was silent on awarding “co-extensive executive and legislative powers to the Delhi government”.

20 Jun 2018 1:09 AM

How ‘reality’ can turn out to be a sham

The Ruth Orkin picture became part of the wall and hall decorations of the feminist movement from the 1960s.

06 Jun 2018 1:46 AM

Nietzsche, and his horse in K’taka

India is now being reinvented on the basis of Sanatana dharma so that it achieves salvation.

23 May 2018 12:42 AM

Film awards mess: Smriti & Prez’s 1-hour rule… A lot left to explain

Equally, it is not clear how the I&B ministry missed taking action on the letter from the President’s office about his one-hour ceiling.

09 May 2018 12:43 AM


Judiciary must be seen to work for citizens

Mr Naidu rejected the motion on the ground that the charges were conjectural.

25 Apr 2018 12:24 AM

Of Kochhar family drama, and other blockbusters

The ICICI board of directors have sworn their faith in Ms Kochhar. She has turned ICICI into the largest private bank in India in a short time.

11 Apr 2018 12:45 AM

What do you really get out of Aadhaar? Very little

No other country doubts its citizens as much as India. No document is enough to prove that you exist, or that your existence is authentic.

28 Mar 2018 2:28 AM

The house that Mr Biswas is still building

The case has finally landed in the Supreme Court, where the last four hearings have been put off for reasons that are not quite clear.

14 Mar 2018 1:49 AM

What killed Sridevi before she died

The fact remains that all of us live in a world that worships looks and youth.

28 Feb 2018 2:57 AM


Vin Diesel recites the Bhagavad Gita

Deepika Padukone certainly seems to have made an impression on her XXX co-star Vin Diesel. Diesel, we hear, is now deeply into not just Bollywood, but also India and Indian spirituality.

10 Nov 2016 10:24 PM

Harshvardhan Kapoor skips birthday celebrations

Harshvardhan Kapoor, who turned 26 on Tuesday is in no mood to celebrate. Instead, he is focusing his energies on his next film, Bhavesh Joshi. He says, “I don’t like to celebrate birthdays.

09 Nov 2016 9:39 PM

'Let's pray this works to check the black money monster': Celebs laud Modi's move

Indians were in for a huge surprise from PM as the government declared the notes of Rs. 500 and 1000 illegal

09 Nov 2016 2:50 PM

Harshvardhan Kapoor’s next Is an out-and-out 'Masala' film

The actor's debut, 'Mirzya', though a box-office disaster, was lauded for its artistic vision.

03 Nov 2016 1:02 PM

Angry at long, indecent letter in Tamil sent to Gautamiji in my name: Kamal Haasan

Kamal had not taken kindly to a fake takedown of Gautami in his name, by an overzealous fan.

03 Nov 2016 10:46 AM