London

  • Olympics: Girls don't bring dowries, they bring medals

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The Olympics is the most watched multi sporting event in the world. Being the center stage for so many sports, it is the summit that...

  • A medal in three days. Not bad, India!

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    I was typing frantically on my Twitter account: "10.4", "Oh, outside 10 again", "No, no. Wait. We still have a chance". Suddenly I stopped. Looked...

  • Olympics: Legacy beyond the Games

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The greatest sporting extravaganza on Earth commenced last Friday with an opening ceremony that was watched by over a billion people. Even though the ceremony...

  • London Olympics can propel Indian sports forward

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    These are not the happiest of times for the aam admi. A paralysed government, an obstructionist opposition, an economy in decline, a deficit monsoon, why...

  • Once upon a scorecard

    Spin, Bounce and Turn |  Jamie Alter
    It's funny how stumbling upon an archived scorecard brings back certain memories, and how glancing down a team's batting innings facilitates nostalgia. With the gentle...

  • Has social networking lost its shine after the London Riots?

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    Twitter saved lives in the tragic moments after the Mumbai blasts last month and Facebook gave a platform to the Egypt-Libya uprisings. Blackberry Messengers seems...

  • It happened in Portobello

    Stylemonger |  Iram Mirza
    It was a lazy Sunday afternoon when the protagonist of this story walked languidly past the pastel fronted terraces of Notting Hill strolling into the...

  • Refuting Lieven's asserts of an apologetic Pak

    ON THE ROCKS: No Watering Down |  Ipsita Shome
    Anatol Lieven is a professor in the War Studies department of King's College, London, and author of the book Pakistan: A Hard Country, among many...