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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Soutik Biswas

Articles by Soutik Biswas

"Why Is It Hard To Get Pain Control Pills In India?"

Mar 30, 2015 Soutik Biswas

Economic progress happens when you give young people freedom. When they follow opportunity, there is no plan...

Calcutta Diary

Calcutta Diary

Jul 18, 2011 Soutik Biswas

Is Calcutta really the city of “lost causes”, as novelist Amitav Ghosh labelled it recently? It is...

We Don't Need No Lecture

We Don't Need No Lecture

Dec 03, 2007 Soutik Biswas

The Left has always been brutal. Worse, its young cadre is uber-hip too.

Nobody Listens

Nobody Listens

Sep 05, 2005 Soutik Biswas

Like Peace In A Pod

Like Peace In A Pod

Oct 11, 2004 Soutik Biswas

After years of war, Afghans go to elect a president. Will this thirst for democracy conquer the warlords?

ET, Give Me A Tinkle!

ET, Give Me A Tinkle!

Jul 14, 2003 Soutik Biswas

India is well placed to do some serious cosmic pow-wow—both geographically and, hmm, culturally

Harry Is Hipnotic

Harry Is Hipnotic

Jul 07, 2003 Soutik Biswas

There's something about Harry. The global phenomenon washes up on Indian shores, with that magical hold over...

'Everest Is Not As Big A Challenge As It Was 50 Years Ago'

'Everest Is Not As Big A Challenge As It Was 50 Years Ago'

Jun 02, 2003 Soutik Biswas INTERVIEWS Edmund Hillary

Though he admits to altitude sickness these days, age hasn't dimmed the Kiwi...

Eves Do It Too

Eves Do It Too

May 05, 2003 Soutik Biswas

It's not just Adam for Madam. The Indian woman storms another male bastion as she seeks sex—and...

Poona Expressway Town

Poona Expressway Town

Apr 14, 2003 Soutik Biswas

Delhi is jaded, Mumbai hyperventilating. So head for Pune, the place that's arrived.

Exodus

Exodus

Jan 20, 2003 Soutik Biswas

The jamboree that was the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas only shows up that swadeshi be damned, videsh is where...

'India In Many Ways Is My First Home'

'India In Many Ways Is My First Home'

Dec 30, 2002 Soutik Biswas INTERVIEWS Richard Gere

The Hollywood star on his unstarry avatar -- lobbying for human rights and self-determination for Tibetans.

Opera Electronique

Opera Electronique

Dec 23, 2002 Soutik Biswas

The Escorts Heart Institute leads the way again with Asia's first robot-assisted coronary artery bypass

Sheepish Trysts

Sheepish Trysts

Dec 02, 2002 Soutik Biswas

Analyse This

Analyse This

Aug 12, 2002 Soutik Biswas

There's nothing new about the mob romancing the film industry. It's happened wherever there's been organised...

A Faith Besieged

A Faith Besieged

Jul 08, 2002 Sanjay Suri

The siege is from within. A way of life has been seized upon as a means to political power and a religion...

Masochic

Masochic

Jun 24, 2002 Soutik Biswas

'Devdas' fails to excite critics at Cannes, will it sell in India?

Tall, Dark, And Can Cook!

Tall, Dark, And Can Cook!

May 06, 2002 Soutik Biswas

Vacuum cleaners and home delivery systems have made the role-reversal easy. Times they are a-changing, and so...

A Year Later...

A Year Later...

Jan 14, 2002 Soutik Biswas

Lane of death: A headless idol in Anjar marks the spot where a whole R-Day convoy of schoolchildren went under

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Dec 24, 2001 Soutik Biswas

A spotty and slightly self-indulgent tribute with some stunning moments.