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Apoorva Dutt

  • Book review: 'In The Body Of The World'

    Eve Ensler's latest book conflates her battle with uterine cancer with the battle against rape by women in the Congo.

    Sunday, 26 May 2013 - 11:19am
  • Puff the magic cigar

    Cigar-smoking — stylish, new and oh-so addictive — has become the new go-to activity in urban India, finds Apoorva Dutt.

    Sunday, 26 May 2013 - 10:30am
  • Book review: 'The Storyteller '

    Picoult's latest offering contains within it a powerfully-told story of surviving the Holocaust. Unfortunately, that's only half of the book.

    Sunday, 19 May 2013 - 10:12am
  • The naked truth

    A petition to make watching porn illegal has raised liberal hackles. But for every porn video that reignites a relationship, there is violent porn that brutalises women and children and must be banned, finds Apoorva Dutt.

    Sunday, 28 April 2013 - 9:47am
  • 100 years of Indian cinema: Naveen Kasturia leaves engineering to become an Assistant Director.

    They may not be the poster boys of the Indian film industry but are critical for a film's success.

    Sunday, 28 April 2013 - 9:20am
  • Book Review: 'Zoo Time'

    Howard Jacobson's latest sticks to the author's usual narrative of a childless Jewish man with forbidden sexual longing and diminished personal worth – but this time in a post-literate world, finds Apoorva Dutt

    Sunday, 21 April 2013 - 9:17am
  • Comic book trends: Big, green and gay

    A homosexual Green Lantern, a gay marriage in Archie Comics, a female Hulk and now, a transgender roommate for Batgirl. Why has the usually conservative world of comic books suddenly placed itself firmly at the forefront of inclusivism? Apoorva Dutt reads between the panels

    Sunday, 21 April 2013 - 8:43am
  • The mad men of India

    What's common between an American TV show set in the '60s and India's advertising scene? Plenty, it seems. Apoorva Dutt connects the dots.

    Sunday, 7 April 2013 - 10:30am
  • Every dog has its party

    A party for dogs can be very much like a party for human beings. Apoorva Dutt sits in and watches the chaos ensue

    Sunday, 31 March 2013 - 9:00am
  • The lost faces of Facebook

    Desperate families often post images of their missing children on Facebook with pleas for help. The photos are circulated widely. But has this ever helped?

    Sunday, 31 March 2013 - 9:00am