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Nalin Mehta

Articles by Nalin Mehta

Christianity And The Debate Over Conversions In India

Christianity And The Debate Over Conversions In India

Jan 26, 2022 Nalin Mehta

New book throws light on the time when Nehru and Rajendra Prasad tackled growing concerns over...

The New Media Moguls

The New Media Moguls

May 17, 2015 Nalin Mehta

For many businessmen, the driving force seems to be ego as much as political influence.

Who Owns The News And Why

Who Owns The News And Why

May 16, 2015 Nalin Mehta

Politicians, real estate, chit funds and large corporations now have deep stakes in the majority of the news...

Chasing A Dream

Chasing A Dream

Jul 03, 2012 Boria Majumdar

Is a successful London 2012 possible for India? Or will a sports culture remain an illusion with India not...

When Olympic Sports Lost Out

When Olympic Sports Lost Out

Jun 26, 2012 Boria Majumdar

Until the early 1980s, cricket was not the most pre-eminent Indian game. It was popular but hockey was the...

The Golden Years

The Golden Years

Jul 21, 2008 Boria Majumdar

Between 1928 and 1956, India won six straight Olympic gold medals and 24 consecutive matches, a record likely...

Hitler's Games

Hitler's Games

Jul 21, 2008 Boria Majumdar

Berlin Olympics of 1936 finally put to rest the question mark against India's hockey supremacy. Exclusive...

Peasants On The Athletics Track

Peasants On The Athletics Track

Jul 21, 2008 Boria Majumdar

To Sir Dorab Tata goes the credit of starting systematic Olympic activity on Indian soil in 1920

When The Spokes Came Off

When The Spokes Came Off

Jul 21, 2008 Boria Majumdar

Nothing epitomizes the early battles between Indian sport administrators better than the case of Indian...

'The World's Best Centre-Forward'

'The World's Best Centre-Forward'

Jul 21, 2008 Boria Majumdar

Dhyan Chand scored 14 of India's 29 goals in Amsterdam.

'A Continent As Big As Europe'

'A Continent As Big As Europe'

Jul 21, 2008 Boria Majumdar

The YMCA's early role in the Indian Olympic movement cannot be emphasized enough. Its national network...

Whose Champions?

Whose Champions?

Oct 06, 2006 Nalin Mehta

It is the ICC's mini-World Cup but there is no enthusiasm for it in the country of the current World...

A Metaphor For Life

A Metaphor For Life

Sep 08, 2006 Nalin Mehta

Cricket, in the Gramscian sense, is now a central pillar of the cultural superstructure of India. Bollywood...