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Unnatural Gas

By PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA | 1 June 2010
The Supreme Court judgement favoured one Ambani brother over the other, but it stridently disfavoured the government’s policy of privatizing the country’s natural resources

Back in the USSR

By ACHAL PRABHALA | 1 June 2010
Once upon a time, the Soviet Union was a source of vicarious fascination for many Indians. Now that it’s not, remembering the time before the West was won takes on another character altogether

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Coming Home

By SAMI SIVA | 1 June 2010
A year after the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka’s internally displaced Tamils attempt to rebuild

Books

On Zadie

By NAKUL KRISHNA | 1 June 2010
Fresh, authoritative and elegant takes on the theory behind the novelist’s praxis

Arts

Uncorseting Fashion

By FERZINA BANAJI | 1 June 2010
In Coco Before Chanel, the clothes offer their own narrative of escape and freedom within the story that is otherwise painted as a love triangle

Band on the Run

By KAJAL BASU | 1 June 2010
While the first biographical film in the country on an Indian band is touching, it’s just an aperitif

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