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Smruti Koppikar

Articles by Smruti Koppikar

Sing No More The Mumbai Malhar

Sing No More The Mumbai Malhar

Jul 09, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Once a city of pulsing vigour and life, India’s showpiece city is in steep decline—physically,...

Split Wide Open

Split Wide Open

Jul 02, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Will the NDA ship start sinking with Nitish’s refusal to accept Modi as captain?

Shootout On Fleet Street

Shootout On Fleet Street

May 14, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Alarmed by its proactive role, the three ‘pillars’ of our democracy set out to weaken the fourth estate

The Very Picture Of Self-Reliance

The Very Picture Of Self-Reliance

May 14, 2012 Smruti Koppikar ON Nita Ambani

The older Ambani bahu goes through an image makeover. Not only is she looking the part, she is also playing...

Where Mum Is the Word

Where Mum Is the Word

Apr 30, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

In Amravati, Rajendra Shekhawat’s writ runs on the strength of his mother’s exalted position

The Tai Of Fizzle

The Tai Of Fizzle

Apr 30, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Pratibha Patil leaves no lasting impression on her office

The Spires Spiral Down

The Spires Spiral Down

Apr 16, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

The decline in one of the best universities in India has hastened in the last two years

Off The Blocks

Off The Blocks

Apr 02, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Adarsh scam probe sees first arrests

No More Rhetoric

No More Rhetoric

Mar 19, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Kripa Shankar Singh is finally called to account

Who Should Be Next President?

Who Should Be Next President?

Mar 12, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Political guy or corporate czar, actor or activist? Outlook weighs a few names

Felled By His Own Folks

Felled By His Own Folks

Mar 05, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Why the Maharashtra CM is a sad man after the BMC defeat

A Beast Asleep?

A Beast Asleep?

Mar 05, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Ten years after Gujarat 2002, Outlook asks if we’re likely to witness such horror again

‘Media Alone Won’t Ensure Critical Thought’

‘Media Alone Won’t Ensure Critical Thought’

Feb 27, 2012 Smruti Koppikar INTERVIEWS Arjun Appadurai

On how the corruption slur has overtaken the India story and how the mediascape has exploded

The Path Of Truth

The Path Of Truth

Feb 27, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Narendra Modi might like to ponder over what Archbishop Desmond Tutu had said two decades ago as an...

And The Footprints Lead To...

And The Footprints Lead To...

Feb 23, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

HC orders police to register an FIR against Congress's Mumbai chief, leading to his resignation, vindicating...

Saffron City

Saffron City

Feb 21, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

The Municipal polls underline that Mumbai remains—or has returned to being—a saffron city, with Raj...

Ten Long Years

Ten Long Years

Feb 16, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

As Gujarat – and the nation – marks ten years of the horrific violence in Godhra and later across the...

Watered Down Civics

Watered Down Civics

Feb 13, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Too many agencies, a state govt in a mood to centralise weaken BMC

Noise Rules

Noise Rules

Feb 09, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

Altogether, Mumbai has had too much politics; too little governance. The fight to have a political rally at...

With Wing Clipped

With Wing Clipped

Jan 23, 2012 Smruti Koppikar

A desperate state is making Maoists out of innocents