This bouncer by Shoaib Akhtar has flown beyond the ropes. His gimmicks gone for a toss, his controversial book has bombed in India. Here’s a take on the slippery story of autobiographies
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A rising star in the baba-politico firmament, Bhaiyyuji not only played a crucial role backstage in ending Anna Hazare’s fast, but was also seen breaking Narendra Modi’s sadbhavana fast. So who is this new spiritual guru hanging out with top politicians?
Akash Bisht Delhi
In VS Naipaul’s semi-autobiographical A House for Mr Biswas, there are only fleeting glimpses of its most attractive woman character. What if she were to tell her story and that of Naipaul – or Anand, her son in the novel – instead of the other way round?
Ratna Raman Delhi
Letters from Ministry of External Affairs to CBI, brought to light by an RTI activist, show how bureaucratic reluctance in pursuing Union Carbide ex-chief Warren Anderson’s extradition helped deny justice to victims of the world’s worst industrial nightmare
M Reyaz Delhi