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Ajith Pillai
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Ajith Pillai

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V.S. Naipaul And The Hindu Gangsters Of Bombay

V.S. Naipaul And The Hindu Gangsters Of Bombay

Aug 13, 2014 Ajith Pillai

'He had concluded, or had been told, that the mafia in the city was made up of Muslims and Muslims alone......

Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan

Feb 13, 2012 Ajith Pillai

Much has been made of Sanju (Dutt) and me roughing up Shirish Kunder (he’s Farah Khan’s husband, if you...

The Secret Diary Of 1983 Cricket World Cup-Winning Captain Kapil Dev!

The Secret Diary Of 1983 Cricket World Cup-Winning Captain Kapil Dev!

Feb 06, 2012 Ajith Pillai

As 83 opens to the public on Friday, Kapil Dev will grab the spotlight as much as the Bollywood hero, Ranveer...

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar

Jan 30, 2012 Ajith Pillai

Luckily, on the fourth and fifth day of the Perth test we did not lose any wickets...

Mayawati’s Nth Statue

Mayawati’s Nth Statue

Jan 23, 2012 Ajith Pillai

We will be sending a petition to Mr Quraishi requesting him to cover all statues across north India during...

Papa Diamond Of Rock

Papa Diamond Of Rock

Jan 23, 2012 Ajith Pillai ON Amit Saigal

With his passionate commitment, Saigal helped redraw India’s music map

Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne

Jan 16, 2012 Ajith Pillai

Me was the lead singer of Black Sabbath, often referred to as the ‘Godfather of Heavy Metal’ and the...

Justice Markandey Katju

Justice Markandey Katju

Dec 26, 2011 Ajith Pillai

I believe my random thoughts will be something that generations of future journalists will profit from. A...

Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller

Dec 19, 2011 Ajith Pillai

'Let a thousand ‘moles’ and Aggarwalmarts bloom across the country. The future of the country will...

Red Ink From The Octopus

Red Ink From The Octopus

Dec 19, 2011 Ajith Pillai

Journalists working underworld links are in danger from all sides

Tipsy Gypsy From Ralegan Siddhi

Tipsy Gypsy From Ralegan Siddhi

Dec 12, 2011 Ajith Pillai

A few years back, the missus and I moved out to a nearby town. You may wonder, why this change of address?

Mohammed Azharuddin

Mohammed Azharuddin

Dec 05, 2011 Ajith Pillai

After Vinod Ganpat Kambli’s recent allegation that I was guilty of match-fixing, friends and fans have been...

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie

Nov 28, 2011 Ajith Pillai

I suppose Outlook readers must now be familiar with my spat with Facebook

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi

Nov 21, 2011 Ajith Pillai

“No sir,” he said animatedly, “you have to do a lot more. Now, look at Swami Agnivesh. At 72, he’s...

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Nov 14, 2011 Ajith Pillai

“Gagaji, that was the only way to meet you. See, I have a great film project lined up. Will you listen to...

Bobby Thusker, Aide To Mayawati

Bobby Thusker, Aide To Mayawati

Nov 07, 2011 Ajith Pillai

No one, not even those in Mayawatiji’s inner circle, know of my existence. An ex-IITian, I was popularly...

Digvijay Singh

Digvijay Singh

Oct 31, 2011 Ajith Pillai

Henceforth the top rung of the Congress, including MPs, will have to become apolitical. Our leaders will...

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi

Oct 24, 2011 Ajith Pillai

Suffice it to say I don’t hanker after prime ministership. As one of my angrezi-speaking advisors put it:...

Montek Singh Alhuwalia

Montek Singh Alhuwalia

Oct 17, 2011 Ajith Pillai

I don’t quite understand all the hullabaloo about the Rs 32 ceiling for the urban poor for this figure was...

Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar

Oct 10, 2011 Ajith Pillai

I said to myself: “Hey Shoaib, you are an author now!” And once asleep, I dreamt I am a novelist. My new...