Tag Archives: times of india

RIP Allen J Mendonca

It was when I was twelve or thirteen, I think. I wanted nothing more than to be a journalist. An investigative journalist, if I was lucky. And there were a few inspiring people behind that ambition. No, Barkha Dutt wasn’t … Continue reading

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A little doubt in Bollywood Trivia

So Wiki informs me that Konkona Sen is the daughter of filmmaker Aparna Sen and science writer and journalist Mukul Sharma. Now my doubt is this: Is this Mukul Sharma the same guy who used to write the column ‘Mindsport’ … Continue reading

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Devil’s Advocacy on Moral Policing and the like

Yeah, Ram Sena etc etc is what inspired this post. So basically, people are loth to be policed. Urbane Indians, most of all. At the slightest provocation, Times of India and their related concerns jump to ask “Who are THEY … Continue reading

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