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Mini Kapoor

Mini Kapoor is Contributing Editor at The Indian Express

Remarkable Encounters
Sun, Oct 14, 2012

It is 1931 and a wealthy young Englishman who has failed to distinguish himself at school is sent off by his parents to Munich to learn German.

Going Globish
Wed, Oct 10, 2012

‘English Vinglish’ speaks of a language distilled beyond recognition to its native users

The map of democratic choice
Mon, Oct 01, 2012

Listen to the US presidential campaigns and wonder: is this the media’s post-spin,or neo-spin,era?

What’s in a name?
Sun, Sep 30, 2012

It takes what I must presume is a typo to render yet more edgy Salman Rushdie’s new book,Joseph Anton,his memoir of the hiding years after Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa in February 1989.

Game changer
Tue, Sep 18, 2012

As T20 returns,in a game wired for worry,expect anxious looks back to a golden age

Put Yourself on the Map
Sun, Sep 16, 2012

Even in the time of Google Maps,to be a traveller is to know the importance of a good map.

The stars in perspective
Sat, Sep 01, 2012

In this age of anxiety,selectors alone cannot manage talent. Coaches and captains have a larger responsibility

Olympic tales
Fri, Jul 27, 2012

In delight and in grief,Olympians will keep us going for another four years

The Coup And The War
Sun, Feb 26, 2012

Muhammad Mossadegh was born in the late 19th century to privilege in the deeply networked Persian upper class.

Keeping it free,fair
Sat, Feb 25, 2012

By empowering our representatives,we stand to empower our vote

Dream Run
Sun, Feb 12, 2012

If it be within your capacity for enterprise,you could do no better than to drop in at the Olympic Stadium in London this August 5.

Nouveau Delhi
Sat, Feb 11, 2012

A vibrant social history of New Delhi’s elite in the city’s founding decades

Written on water
Wed, Feb 01, 2012

Remapping the new Asia through changes along Burma’s coast

A rousing context
Tue, Jan 24, 2012

Cricket desperately needs the romance Sachin bountifully offers

State of the Union
Sat, Jan 21, 2012

A profile of Obama White House turns into a riveting argument on the uses of politics

Death sentences
Fri, Dec 30, 2011

2011 was the year of the Obit Writer: some lessons

Because the appearance was the essence
Mon, Dec 05, 2011

Surface and style were central to Dev Anand’s craft

The Fall of the Empire
Sun, Sep 11, 2011

Ten years ago,we saw two airplanes tear into New York City's twin towers,the second live,after news of the first spread instantly and gathered us,across so many time zones,around television sets.

Where a brush with greatness is routine
Tue, Aug 30, 2011

It appears to be routine for Lindau to be brushed by greatness announced elsewhere.

‘Politicians mustn’t let themselves be led around by the nose’
Thu, Aug 25, 2011

At Nobel economists’ meet,German President says govts allowing markets to drive them.

It is Never Quiet
Sat, Aug 06, 2011

Even Amos Oz’s idyllic village is restive

A curious man
Sun, Jul 17, 2011

Richard Feynman,the science behind the showmanship.

Love in Tokyo
Sun, Jul 03, 2011

Banana Yoshimoto remains an unerring guide to loss and belonging

Digging up the past
Sun, Jun 19, 2011

The men who discovered a lost civilisation along the Indus

Made in africa
Sun, Jun 05, 2011

It’s the oldest story known to humankind,and we are still to clear all its mysteries.