Kaushik Kashyap — Tehelka

Kaushik Kashyap
Kaushik  Kashyap

Having worked across a variety of subjects including business, golf, Bollywood and politics, Kaushik’s workplaces have ranged from the niche to the mainstream, from glamour to blood. An MA in English Literature had already contributed to the sense of hopelessness he feels surrounded by. Kaushik is based in New Delhi.

Blogs By Kaushik Kashyap

Winner for all seasons: The Ricky Ponting style

Winner for all seasons: The Ricky Ponting style

1 December 3, 2012 in Culture & Society

The one memory I have of Ricky Ponting is not one memory, but many memories; a sort of bouquet of memories if I may. All from one day. All from the same match, from one innings. It was the 160-odd runs the then Australian captain scored in the final of […]

Let Pujara be Pujara, he can be Dravid later

Let Pujara be Pujara, he can be Dravid later

2 November 23, 2012 in Culture & Society

The only time Cheteshwar Pujara seems to let his guard down is when he hits his on-drive. I say this because the on-drive is the only shot where the Saurashtra batsman shows some flourish in his follow through; the bat meets the ball and makes a semi-circle to end up […]

Skyfall raises the sky for James Bond

Skyfall raises the sky for James Bond

6 November 16, 2012 in Culture & Society

At first watch, it is easy to understand why the latest installment from the James Bond franchise is getting so many mixed reactions. In many ways — and then in one big principal manner — Skyfall is very different from earlier Bond flicks. So much so, that it is either “the […]

Why Pakistan will win the T20 World Championships

Why Pakistan will win the T20 World Championships

6 September 29, 2012 in Culture & Society

Irrespective of the format, in cricket, losing early wickets and out-of-form openers usually push teams into a corner they find difficult to crawl out of. India has been finding that to its expense at the ongoing World Twenty20 Championships in Sri Lanka. The first Super Eight match the Indian team […]

Didi demands attention but Indians still love their Cinema and Cricket

Didi demands attention but Indians still love their Cinema and Cricket

2 September 22, 2012 in Culture & Society, Sports

Bollywood and cricket: twin Indian passions — two subjects always in vogue. This past week, amid the hullabaloo surrounding FDI in retail and Mamata Banerjee walking away from the UPA, both have still managed to grab their fair share of headlines. While Anurag Basu’s Barfi has been much debated in the […]

The Dispur-Delhi conundrum: Looking to the future, not looking back in anger

The Dispur-Delhi conundrum: Looking to the future, not looking back in anger

2 September 18, 2012 in Current Affairs

As migrations go, the recent exodus of northeastern students and professionals from Bangalore and other south Indian cities must rank as only second to the Partition of 1947 that saw Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims traverse boundaries in thousands. My generation did not see the 1947 exodus. It has seen the […]