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Sunil Menon
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Sunil Menon

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Dilip Kumar... 'The Mir Of Indian Cinema'

Dilip Kumar... 'The Mir Of Indian Cinema'

Jul 07, 2021 Sunil Menon

Dilip Kumar reinvented speech itself for the cinema. He spoke to us because he had that special quality of...

'Calling The Other Impure, Subhuman Is Psychological Ethnocide'

'Calling The Other Impure, Subhuman Is Psychological Ethnocide'

May 20, 2021 Sunil Menon INTERVIEWS Dr Sushrut Jadhav

Caste is often seen in impersonal terms, as a social fact. What about the individual—the constant,...

‘India Must Nationalise Healthcare, At Least Temporarily’

‘India Must Nationalise Healthcare, At Least Temporarily’

Apr 29, 2021 Sunil Menon INTERVIEWS Dr Ajay Vora

A paediatric haematologist, Dr Ajay Vora brings an insider’s perspective to Britain’s ‘surge...

Mewat In The Mirror

Mewat In The Mirror

Aug 21, 2020 Sunil Menon ON Pandit Jasraj

Jasraj was one of the early popularisers of Hindustani classical, his voice timbrally pleasing and rich, but...

The Global Dalit, The Indian Black: Cornel West In Conversation With Suraj Yengde

The Global Dalit, The Indian Black: Cornel West In Conversation With Suraj Yengde

Aug 13, 2020 Sunil Menon

American philosopher-public intellectual Prof Cornel West comes together with leading Indian scholar Dr Suraj...

It’s Not Just Kashmir, But India That Needs A Solution: Sanjay Kak

It’s Not Just Kashmir, But India That Needs A Solution: Sanjay Kak

Jul 23, 2020 Sunil Menon INTERVIEWS Sanjay Kak

Documentary filmmaker Sanjay Kak talks to Sunil Menon about the situation in the Kashmir Valley post August...

Opinion | Why Police Treating Us Like Animals? Why Are Humans Made To Crawl, Duck-Walk, Frog-March?

Opinion | Why Police Treating Us Like Animals? Why Are Humans Made To Crawl, Duck-Walk, Frog-March?

Apr 03, 2020 Sunil Menon

We are in an Emergency; the State has sucked up our power to make even the most ordinary decisions, writes...

What India Has Now Is A Clone Emergency: Just Ask The Police

What India Has Now Is A Clone Emergency: Just Ask The Police

Mar 28, 2020 Sunil Menon

In sundry functional terms, we are practically already in an Emergency. Why? Because the power to make even...

Where Did We Come From? From Here And There...DNA Findings From Rakhigarhi Reveal Hard Truths

Where Did We Come From? From Here And There...DNA Findings From Rakhigarhi Reveal Hard Truths

Sep 12, 2019 Sunil Menon

On the back of new DNA findings from Rakhigarhi, scientists speak of deep, unbroken indigeneity, local...

Shoot Me With A Slogun

Shoot Me With A Slogun

Apr 11, 2019 Sunil Menon

If politics is in our blood, the slogan is the pulse. Its rhythms aren’t partisan­: they create a...

Nihilipilified On The Hill: Sabarimala, Congress And The Pilgrim’s Regress

Nihilipilified On The Hill: Sabarimala, Congress And The Pilgrim’s Regress

Nov 15, 2018 Sunil Menon

In its ‘Hindu Lite’ avatar, Congress has abdicated on one of the biggest issues of our times when it...

'Harappans United Regions Across 2 Million Sq KM’

'Harappans United Regions Across 2 Million Sq KM’

Aug 02, 2018 Sunil Menon ,  Siddhartha Mishra INTERVIEWS V.S. Shinde

Prof V.S. Shinde, senior archaeologist and vice-chancellor of Deccan College, explains how Rakhigarhi extends...

We Are All Harappans

We Are All Harappans

Aug 02, 2018 Sunil Menon

The Rakhigarhi project shines light on an old enigma: the ­Harappans were genetically ‘Ancestral South...

‘Nobody In Rome Will Mind A Videshi Translating Aeneid’

‘Nobody In Rome Will Mind A Videshi Translating Aeneid’

May 31, 2018 Sunil Menon INTERVIEWS Sheldon Pollock

Indians take the interpretation of their past with a degree of seriousness found virtually nowhere else in...

‘Jayasi Makes Alauddin Reflect On The ­Futility Of Desire, That’s Padmavat For Me ’

‘Jayasi Makes Alauddin Reflect On The ­Futility Of Desire, That’s Padmavat For Me ’

May 25, 2018 Sunil Menon INTERVIEWS Purushottam Agrawal

A little Jayasi Ramayan can be carved out of Padmavat, writer-scholar Purushottam Agrawal tells Outlook in an...

Humayunpur Diary

Humayunpur Diary

May 09, 2018 Sunil Menon

The tomb is gone. The Africans are gone. The Pashto-speaking Punjabis are vanishing too. Sunil Menon takes a...

140 Character Assassination

140 Character Assassination

Mar 15, 2018 Sunil Menon

Everyone gets hit by bullet or shrapnel today. Here’s when Outlook got trolled.

A Decade On A 70mm Screen

A Decade On A 70mm Screen

Nov 10, 2017 Sunil Menon

The ’50s wasn’t a placid pool of idealism. In grappling with the Partition and forging a new polity, it...

A Decade On A 70mm Screen

A Decade On A 70mm Screen

Nov 10, 2017 Sunil Menon

The ’50s wasn’t a placid pool of idealism. In grappling with the Partition and forging a new polity, it...