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Meghnad Desai questions number of lives lost in Mahabharata battle

Meghnad Desai was delivering the lecture on ‘Mortality in the Mahabharata-Exploration in Historical Demography’ organised by Gujarat Institute of Development Research at Ahmedabad Management Association.

Book Review - Hubris: Why Economists Failed to Predict the Crisis and How to Avoid the Next One

A light-hearted look at what ails global economics.


Out Of My Mind: Hold your head high

It took some time before the Charlie Hebdo protest became a political issue.

Out of my mind: Rebuilding during a storm

It has faced criticism on inflation, the judiciary, Indians stranded abroad, minor misdemeanours by junior ministers and the Budget, which has been all over the newspapers.

Out of My Mind: Enough Cacophony

In terms of what happens in other democracies, India is just about to catch up with grown-up behaviour.

Narendra Modi will be PM of India: Meghnad Desai

Lord Desai endorsed the Gujarat chief minister's credentials for the country's top job.


Back to Amritsar

Indira Gandhi rightly concluded that a sovereign nation cannot tolerate any challenge to its integrity.

A tale of two women

India is about to retaliate and take away the rights and privileges of US diplomats.

The changeover year

At first,the Congress pooh-poohed the idea of a prime ministerial candidate.

The almost man

Ever since the victory in 2009,Congress veterans have been trying to cut Manmohan Singh down to size.