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Prisoners' Dilemma

As undertrials continue to languish in Indian jails, only humaneness in prison reform can alleviate their condition of unfreedom—and set free their creative genius.

Gazing, Leering, Prying

The use of hidden cameras in private spaces like changing rooms shows how the male gaze objectifies women in an act of chauvinistic aggression.

Speak, Memory

If music be the food of love, play on, said the Bard, whose emotions are echoed in this piece by a hopelessly romantic wanderer.

The Smithy of Words

The utility of dictionaries has increased with new technology and internet apps making reading a better experience for both native and non-native speakers of English.

Vive la Difference!

Trying to organise an international, multicultural and secular wedding in Paris turned out to be a lesson in differing bureaucracies.

The View from Above

In an effort to impart complex ideas as simply as possible, in this edition of his column, the illogical Toothcomber tackles the profligacy of the poor and economic inequality.

English, Lanka!

In Sri Lanka, the English language remains a symbolic marker of privilege, refinement and class—as well as a means of upward mobility.

Quality of Work and Corruption

We care so little about the quality of assets in our public environment, poor quality being an outcome of corruption. When can we hope for a change? Some thoughts on corruption.

A Wave-kissed Biennale

As a large-scale contemporary art expo that sought global attraction and transboundary presence, the second edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale was a felicitous winner.

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