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Club versus Country

In the tussle between club and country in football, the club comes out the winner.

A Cashless Society, Cyber Security and the Aam Aadmi

Cyber security, in the near future, will be the main component of the state’s overall national security and economic security strategies. Unfortunately, we are now entering the world of the unknown both as citizens and as part of organisations. Our public institutions are certainly not geared for the foreseeable challenges in a post-demonetisation and internet-obsessed world, where digital money is being encouraged to drown out the use of physical cash.

A Man for All Seasons

Half Lion: How P V Narasimha Rao Transformed India by Vinay Sitapati; Delhi: Penguin Viking, 2016; pp 392, 699 (hardcover).

Voices of Dissent

Words Matter: Writings against Silence edited and introduced by K Satchidanandan, Gurgaon: Penguin Books India, 2016; pp 260, ₹399.

A Canticle for Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan, the Indian mathematician with incandescent work on pure mathematics, was a magician of a genius who broke into a select club of intellectuals in Cambridge.

Modi: From Gujarat to Delhi

Modi and His Challenges by Rajiv Kumar, New Delhi: Bloomsbury, 2016; pp 317, ₹599.

A Newsman's Saga

Bullets and Bylines: From the Frontlines of Kabul, Delhi, Damascus and Beyond by Shyam Bhatia; New Delhi: Speaking Tiger, 2016; pp 248, ‚599.

The Ignoble Comparison

Dennis Ritchie and Steve Jobs were two of the most formidable figures in the world of computers and automation, yet they were fundamentally different.

English, Clearly

In a multilingual nation like India, where English is the language of a select few, it is all the more imperative to aim for plain writing that shuns gobbledygook, jargon and legalese.

Citius, Altius, Fortius

The Olympic motto in Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger” may well bring on a paroxysm of passion as sports fans argue over which is the best sport in the world.

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