The reason I keep the Sunday edition of HT is because I do not want to miss Vir Sanghvi’s and Karan Thapar’s columns, and of course the Brunch, that great necessity for a leisurely afternoon siesta. Both Vir and Karan are succinct and mince no words, though I sometimes wonder if Vir has it in […]
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Vir and Karan – readers’ delight![Picture source: left, right]Even journalists from same paper may differ. But that speaks volumes about the quality of the newspaper, which is the HT in this case. I keep Sunday HT because I like to read the columns by Vir Sanghvi and Karan Thapar. And today they lock horns over […]
People in Bangladesh and in the entire east and southeast Asia including Japan and parts of China mainly eat rice. I once inquired about roti in Singapore and immediately wished I hadn’t. It’s as futile to look for veg dishes in any of these countries as for roti.
When you read Vir Sanghvi’s Counterpoint (every Sunday in HT), it is often difficult to contradict his flow of logic. He carries the readers with him, and though he seems somewhat less sophisticated (according to me) compared to Karan Thapar, the other famous Sunday HT columnist, I find Vir more convincing. Take his article in […]
First it was Vir Sanghvi, who busted the myth of godman, Sathya Sai Baba (HT, Nov 26). Then it was Justice Rajendra Sachar Panel’s turn to prove false the claim that Muslims have more children than other communities. Here’s an excerpt from Dec 4 TT: “Strictly speaking, there is no ‘Muslim fertility’ as such in […]
Let me admit that the first time I saw Sanjay Dutt on big screen was when he played the role of Girish in Parineeta. I was partly driven by the desire to see how Saratchandra’s novel has been made into a film by the former ad-man Pradeep Sarkar, and also out of curiosity that had […]
Supreme Court’s stern directive that no matter what, the ‘sealing’ drive against unauthorized shops and buildings in Delhi must continue, is welcome for many reasons. It will not only unclog the city’s arteries, it will also bring in a semblance of order in the way the municipal authorities conduct their business. This perhaps acted in […]