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Manu Joseph

Articles by Manu Joseph

On Her Virgin Lips...

On Her Virgin Lips...

Nov 02, 2018 Manu Joseph

Reading a wise novella by an old master in the light of #MeToo

We Asked Them For Stories

We Asked Them For Stories

Nov 02, 2015 Shashi Tharoor

You will, woncha? By mid-October? While the goddess is straw still?.... Oh, but to count the bellows of the...

"After Light Comes Darkness, And..."

May 06, 2015 Manu Joseph

I met Khan in a farm house on the outskirts of Bombay. He was bare-chested and cutting his nails with a big...

Why Do They Say That Modi Hates Nehru?

Why Do They Say That Modi Hates Nehru?

Nov 17, 2014 Manu Joseph

Why indeed, for hate is intensely personal. Nehru’s new republic, with its measly material portions,...

What The Elevator Saw

What The Elevator Saw

Apr 07, 2014 Manu Joseph

What the CCTV cameras saw when the Tehelka editor walked in and out of the elevator with a Young Woman in a...

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Nov 04, 2013 Manu Joseph

What If Ambedkar Had
Converted Earlier?

What If Ambedkar Had Converted Earlier?

Aug 23, 2004 Manu Joseph INTERVIEWS Jabbar Patel

It would've accentuated India's very real internal social turmoil and to some extent robbed the freedom...

What If Reservations Had Come To An End In 1960?

What If Reservations Had Come To An End In 1960?

Aug 23, 2004 Manu Joseph INTERVIEWS Prakash Ambedkar

It would have brought about a disaster. Dalit representation in Indian politics would have been non-existent.

What If 'Hum Do, Hamare Do' Had Worked?

What If 'Hum Do, Hamare Do' Had Worked?

Aug 23, 2004 Manu Joseph

For starters, the population of India today, based on crude birth and death rates, would have been 610...

Om Puri

Om Puri

Aug 09, 2004 Manu Joseph INTERVIEWS Om Puri

On being awarded the Order of the British Empire (obe) for his contribution to British cinema.

Hot Under The Collar, Mr Goon?

Hot Under The Collar, Mr Goon?

Aug 02, 2004 Manu Joseph

A Penny For Your Idea

A Penny For Your Idea

Aug 02, 2004 Sugata Srinivasaraju

A 25-ft home-theatre, a car that saves 40% fuel, an automatic idli-maker, roads from plastic waste. Our...

Victoria's Open Secret

Victoria's Open Secret

Jul 19, 2004 Manu Joseph

World heritage status means little to the three million who commute from the 116-year-old railway station...

Jai Kali Karachi Wali

Jai Kali Karachi Wali

Jul 05, 2004 Manu Joseph

They have their gods, their weddings, their businesses. These Hindus just happen to be living in Pakistan.

Stacked In Spades

Stacked In Spades

May 03, 2004 Manu Joseph

John Wright has moulded a team of famous men uncomplicated by the ways of fame. Now it's a problem of plenty.

Binary Fission

Binary Fission

Apr 19, 2004 Manu Joseph

Computers are but a false illusion of the modernity Musharraf wants in Pakistan's madrassas

Inning Winning

Inning Winning

Apr 12, 2004 Manu Joseph

Some firsts are already beginning to happen. Like an Indian crossing 300 runs. Like a Test win Pakistan. Can...

Night At Jinn's

Night At Jinn's

Apr 12, 2004 Manu Joseph

A nightcrawl through cityscapes in Pakistan yields a surprising yet strangely familiar snapshot album. A...

Straying In Pakistan, Every Week

Straying In Pakistan, Every Week

Apr 05, 2004 Manu Joseph

Dead thrills; The fat lady swings; Goodwill OD; Basic intelligence

La Horde!

La Horde!

Apr 05, 2004 Manu Joseph

War minus the shooting. Diplomacy minus its staged rituals. Eleven boys minus a single loser's bone in them....