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For Kidambi Srikanth, Gopichand's nudge was a big chance

Jun 10, 2013

For Kidambi Srikanth, Gopichand's nudge was a big chance

On Sunday, the 20-year-old justified the faith shown in him by Gopichand by becoming only the second Indian mens singles player to win a Grand Prix Gold title with a straight games upset of world number seven Boonsak Ponsana. #Sports #Badminton #Inpraiseof #Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold #K Srikanth #Boonsak Ponsana
From Viswanath to VVS Stylists who make cricket magical

Oct 22, 2012

From Viswanath to VVS Stylists who make cricket magical

If cricket is a game that has great romance then at the core of it are the stylists. Here are some of the best right-handers the game has seen. #Cricket #Inpraiseof #VVS Laxman #Mohammad Azharuddin #GR Viswanath
Shivraj Singh Chouhan BJPs new star shines in Washington

Oct 04, 2012

Shivraj Singh Chouhan BJPs new star shines in Washington

Chouhans success was remarkable enough that the World Bank invited him to make a presentation so that some of his ideas could be replicated in Africa, especially his many schemes for womens empowerment. #BJP #Inpraiseof #Madhya Pradesh #Shivraj Singh Chouhan
The man with wrists of steel VVS Laxman

Aug 19, 2012

The man with wrists of steel VVS Laxman

Laxman was the worlds most gorgeous batsman to watch and more than ably filled the huge void left by one of the games other touch artists I unabashedly admired for the sheer beauty he brought to the craft of batting: Mohammed Azharuddin. #Cricket #Inpraiseof #VVS Laxman #Mohammed Azharuddin
Men of Dravids ilk  their countrys most trusted batsmen

Apr 12, 2012

Men of Dravids ilk their countrys most trusted batsmen

In this essay, our bloggers pay tribute to those batsmen who like Dravid were trusted the most by their country. #Sports #Cricket #Inpraiseof #Steve Waugh #Rahul Dravid #Sunil Gavaskar #Allan Border
Cricket is played and won with a certain passion for the moment

Jan 30, 2012

Cricket is played and won with a certain passion for the moment

Rajasthan, Australia, and Pakistan... you have showed us how to not only play cricket, but how to win cricket. #Rajasthan #Inpraiseof #Ranji Trophy #NotJobsButPassion
The lost thumris of Pakeezah

Dec 24, 2011

The lost thumris of Pakeezah

Kamal Amrohi weaves in some brilliant thumri and ghazal melodies as some kind of intricate ambient sound, riffs that waft in from neighbouring kothas. #Meena Kumari #Inpraiseof #Pakeezah #Naushad
We salute Sehwag, with a smile and a shake of the head

Dec 10, 2011

We salute Sehwag, with a smile and a shake of the head

When all the criticism runs dry, there is Sehwag, still stroking the ball to all the most unexpected parts of the cricket field. #Cricket #Virender Sehwag #Inpraiseof #Gautam Gambhir #NotJobsButPassion
The eternal oomph of Helen A Canadian drag queen's fan letter

Nov 19, 2011

The eternal oomph of Helen A Canadian drag queen's fan letter

She's not a great actress, not even a great dancer. But Helen is a real star. That's why a Canadian drag queen is shimmying into that amazing 'baithe hain kya' costume. #Bollywood #Inpraiseof #Helen #queer idol