All posts by Arghya

Reflections from Rio
September 5, 2012, Comments Off

[ A guest post by Aashish Khullar. Aashish is a resident fellow at Community Caring Institute (CCI) and a Startingbloc ...

Burning the Gag or Gagging the Burners
August 24, 2012, Comments Off

[A guest post by Manav Bhushan]  In the past 2-3 weeks, a socio-political storm of a new kind has been raging in India. ...

The Age of Instant Gratification
August 11, 2012, Comments Off

To stop wasting time is an enviable pursuit. Kal kare so aaj kar, aaj kare so ab- is a mantra that has been spewed timel ...

Buddha Hoga Tera Baap
Bad Bollywood and the Doctorate
July 9, 2012, 11 Comments

I have often been accused of dragging unsuspecting souls to god-forsaken movie theatres, tucked away in the innards of L ...

From “A History of the Present”: The History of Lukas Rosol
July 2, 2012, Comments Off

[Lukas Rosol may have made an inglorious exit from Wimbledon but not before stunning Rafael Nadal and making Christopher ...

Will to Power
June 27, 2012, Comments Off

[A guest post by Semanta Dahal on the ongoing saga of constitution-drafting in Nepal. Semanta can be contacted at the3r ...

Book Shop Magic
May 27, 2012, 6 Comments

[A guest post by Sajani Mrinalini Dutta on bookshops, travel and the search for that one perfect book] I like to think ...

Talking Politics: Indian MPs Excite and Frustrate Oxford Audience
May 8, 2012, 2 Comments

[A guest post by Anup Surendranath and Dhvani Mehta on a fascinating tete-a-tete with a delegation of visiting Indian MP ...

Anil Kapoor and the Changing Face of India
April 27, 2012, 3 Comments

India is changing. The rich are getting richer, the poor poorer, mills are becoming malls, Delhi auto drivers are using ...

Basketball’s Quest for Number 2
April 21, 2012, Comments Off

[A guest post by Kaushik Lakshman on why basketball is poised to be the next big sport in India] It is no secret that c ...