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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Cover Story

Passport weddings

Chandran Iyer

There are an increasing number of cases of dream alliances between Indian brides and NRI grooms turning into nightmares - particularly those kinds of marriages which are conducted in a hurry.

Check before you tie

Chandran Iyer

An Indian woman who marries an NRI can come to the USA on two different visas. The faster one is the fiancee visa.


Special Report

Congress's flagship card

Pramod Kumar

n response to a query about the prospects of UPA forming the next government, Sonia's response was an emphatic cent percent.

Special Story

Caste to the fore

Avinash Chandra Mishra

Keeping the 2014 general elections in mind, Mulayam Singh Yadav is working on several fronts, other than mobilizing the minority community.


A flight of conscience

Prashanto Banerji, Features Editor, The Sunday Indian

A few weeks ago, I had called upon an old friend, Prakash who was a naturalist at the Keoladeo Ghana National Park and a keen birder



Who has the trump card?

Manish Pandey

The intervention of branded players in the sari market has made a much more powerful impact than it seems apparent.



Bhaag, Bio-pics, Bhaag

Monojit Lahiri

Herd-mentality has always driven Bollywood and blindly aping every successful formulae remains their favourite pastime.



Why Turkey has no friend

Amir Hossain

Having an effective foreign policy is very important for a nation that wants to leverage its influence far and wide.


Peace talks again!

Amir Hossain

The patience of India has been tested time and again by its two closest neighbours, Pakistan and China, over border issues.


Outcry against cluster bombs

Sray Agarwal

The use of cluster bombs has a very long history and the world has witnessed the destruction of its use on many occasions in the past.



A man worth his salt and much more


Home or the world, no matter where Venkatesh Mannar is, he is never out of his elements.


Rear Window

Dangerous nonsense

PP Shukla, is a former top ranking diplomat

As tensions rise between India and Pakistan, the usual arguments are being repeated on both sides of a serious divide in India on how to deal with that country.



Unhealthy precedent

MN Buch, Dean, Centre for Governance and Political Studies, VIF

The IB does not have a mandate to investigate offences. It is not governed by the rules of evidence as prescribed by the Indian Evidence Act


Far Pavilion

Knocking on the Neighbour's Door

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

In 1947, shortly after its birth, when Pakistan applied for membership of the United Nations, there was only one country that opposed its candidature.


Book Review

Book Review: The Great Tamasha

Saibal Chatterjee

Indian cricket has seen many significant points of departure over the decades, stretching all the way from the exploits of C.K. Nayudu to the 1983 surprise World Cup triumph.


Book Review- Everest: The First Ascent

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

It was in 1953, the year of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, that the fading glory of the British Empire got its final sheen.


Movie Review

Movie Review: Jobs

Ishan Raychaudhuri

After the brilliantly written biography by Walter Isaacson, the movie just falls short in wowing the audience, way too short.


Movie Review: Madras Cafe

Monojit Lahiri

Is it a trailblazer paving the way for modern-day political cinema in a country notorious for intolerance across all spectrums?



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017