Monthly Archives: March 2011

Will India Lord it over Mumbai?


By T S Sudhir My colleague in Bangalore, Vasanthi Hariprakash, a self-confessed cricket-hater posted this on Facebook the morning after the Mohali clash : “Now I realise, I should have gone to Tirupati yesterday. I am sure there would have … Continue reading

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The Wednesday at Mohali


By T S Sudhir “Mohali mein hum itne chauke-chhake maarenge ki confuje ho jaaoge ki boundary pe khade ho ki border pe!!!” This Salman Dabangg Khan inspired joke is just one of the hundreds that facebook and twitter are brimming … Continue reading

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Rajini delivers a punch, business-like


By T S Sudhir   Yesterday at the Landmark store at a mall in Mumbai, I saw a young man intently reading portions of `Rajini’s PUNCHtantra’. I asked him if he is a Rajini fan. He first said yes and then … Continue reading

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An open letter to Sonia Gandhi


Dear Smt Sonia Gandhiji,   The spin doctors of the Congress have been painting you in glorious colours for having given a dressing down to Dayanidhi Maran and M K Azhagiri (wonder what he understood of your Italian-accented English) as … Continue reading

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Achuthanandan’s bid to defy history


By T S Sudhir Across the Mullaperiyar dam, Muthuvel Karunanidhi’s fellow octagenarian, Velikkakathu Sankaran Achuthanandan is fighting the UDF and history, in what will be most certainly the last election of his political career. Kerala has religiously voted out every … Continue reading

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Gold, going, going, gone !


By Uma Sudhir   Trading sentiments for the yellow metal turned bullish on heavy buying support, following turmoil in Libya and surging crude oil prices. While gold surged Rs. 200 to Rs. 21,420 per 10 grams on rising seasonal demand, … Continue reading

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Commentary box me mere sahyogi hai …


By T S Sudhir “Andrew Strauss itni der se ballebaazi kar rahe hai ki ab to unko gend football ki tarah nazar aa rahi hogi.” The sentence got me plumb lbw, and there was no UDRS needed here !   … Continue reading

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