Should Narendra Modi ban the BBC just like Indira Gandhi?

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By Sunil Kumar If Mr. Modi even contemplates banning the BBC; we would have to contend with another barrage of fascist allegations; the murder of democracy and squashing of dissent. The loudest voices in this crusade would not be British; …

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Will Sherlock(the series) return?

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By Sunil Kumar There have been no official announcements; but the BBC is hopeful that Sherlock will maybe return in two years time. It depends on the schedules of Benedict Cumberbatch(Sherlock) and Martin Freeman(Watson) who juggle television and movies a …

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The Brown Man’s Burden

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By Sunil Kumar Reading Shashi Tharoor and Obama the past week; the Brown Man’s Burden surfaced in my consciousness with alarming regularity. Although the only dreams appealing are mine alone; yet the eloquence, deep and probing intellects of these two …

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Holi And India’s Daughters

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By Sunil Kumar At the outset; a Happy Holi to everybody! There’s something to be said about the festival of colors; another occasion for people to get together; in the wider pantheon of the country‘s multiple festivals. Personally; I have …

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Power And Prejudice

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By Sunil Kumar The power of technology and incessant drivel. So began another day in a partially interesting life; when I reach a literary fest in a former movie studio by the sea. Any fan of the Hindu shastras or …

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