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Friday, August 23, 2019

Cover Story

Upping the Ante

Ranjit Bhushan

By choosing to formalize Narendra Modi as the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate and declining to entertain any opposition, the Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh

Communalism as windfall

Pramod Kumar

With the General Elections a few months away, if a communal outrage takes place, political calculations cannot be too far away from the scene.


Special Report

Run or Ruin

K S Narayanan

Much to the embarrassment of UPA II apologists, the Indian economy is in shambles thanks to high current account deficit

Put the congratulation on hold

Puja Awasthi

We, of the selective conscience but the convenient privacies, of the strong lungs but the weak memories, deserve happy congratulations now that the verdict on the December 16


The fitness dive and the ten wharfs-part 1

Prashanto Banerji

Remember what they say about teachers and doers? Those who can, do; those who cant teach… well, I’ve come to the conclusion that I cant, so I might as well keep on teaching…



Wholesale retail: For those with staying power

Manish pandey

As growth flattens in the developed countries of America and Europe, retail giants are looking to India as the market that could help put some life




Monojit Lahiri

I remember asking the great Dev Anand - at the height of Rajesh mania – his views on the newly anointed superstar. Dev Saab allowed himself a wry smile and then



Enough of their immunity

Sray Agarwal

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India recently said, "A right to vote is a statutory right, the law gives it, and the law takes it away. Persons convicted of crime


Wrong turn of nsa!

Amir Hossain

Few had done it for monetary compensation, few had done it for idealism and others haven’t done it at all. The United States has Witnessed several high-profile leak scandals over the time. Most recently, it rocked the whole world while a former National Security Agency


No more business in india!

Amir Hossain

Read this: The World Bank data highlighted that India ranked ninth across the globe in terms of new companies registered in 2011. Starting up a business is in India is still costly


Rear Window

Needed soldier scholars

Mayank Singh

A grand strategy on China requires political attention, bureaucratic competence, military capability and academic expertise. If any one of these is missing


Far Pavilion

The Two State Solution Is The Best Possible Solution, So Far

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

Ali Mhanna, Minister of Justice for Palestine, has seen the struggle up, close and personal. Jailed twice by the Israelis, he never lost hope for freedom and worked on strengthening the nascent justice system


Drop Anchor

A Bit Like A Banyan Tree

Richa Chaudhary

With 15 years of experience in media and luxury, Sabine Heller has served as ASMALLWORLD's President and CEO since August 2011


Book Review

Book Review: Triumph in Bombay

Saibal Chatterjee

First, a confession: I do not watch cricket games any more, especially those that involve India. I find them insufferably tiresome. The raspy hype and hoopla that surround them are painfully grating. The sport does not give me the unalloyed joy that it once did.


Book Review: An Uncertain Glory

KS Narayanan

An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions sounds much like two argumentative Indian discussing state of nation. Of course unlike most others both are leading academics.


Movie Review

Movie Review: Grown Ups 2

Ishan Raychaudhuri

Adam Sandler seems to be losing it. Grown Ups 2 follows the events of the 2010 Grown Ups which was bearable. However, this one is a film which seems to exist


Movie Review: John Day

Monojit Lahiri

A few years ago, Producer Anjum Rizvi backed an unknown talent, writer director Neeraj Pandey, with a film called A-Wednesday. A great critical success



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017