Monthly Archives: April 2009

The kung-fu clown

(This column, on kung-fu action hero Jackie Chan’s thoughts on democracy and limits to ‘freedom’, was published in DNA edition dated April 24, 2009.) Venky Vembu A couple of years ago, when action star Jackie Chan was walking the red … Continue reading

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Where has all the election fun gone?

(This column, about a dreary parliamentary election in India, was published in DNA edition dated April 15, 2009.) Venky Vembu Elections in India are, of course, deadly serious, big-money businesses because we like to think they determine the political and … Continue reading

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