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Friday, August 23, 2019

Cover Story


Sutanu Guru

History and destiny can often bypass you by a whisker. On 31st October, 1984, India was convulsed and plunged into a crisis when the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi


Special Report

Practising tough love

Chandran Iyer

There are many popular jokes doing the rounds in Maharashtra these days, which aptly sum up the relationship between the

Special Story

State of Denial

Sutanu Guru

In 1977, they stood rock solid behind Indira Gandhi. Even as voters across India punished her in the General Elections held in the aftermath of the Emergency, the voters of Andhra Pradesh

Shall We Dance?

Saurabh Shahi

President Ronald Reagan, while dealing with the then Soviet Union, used to frequently say a quote in both public and private. "Doveryai, no proveryai”; trust, but verify.


The Fitness Dive and the Ten Wharfs - III

Prashanto Banerji

What makes ordinary people like you and me into superhuman soldiers aka the US Navy SEALS who save the world in a week’s work? What built a delinquent young kid



The season is on us!

Anirudh Raheja

Digital camera penetration in India stands at a negligible 6% when compared to the developed nations of the world (hovering at 80-90%). And it is this huge potential that makes India one of the most lucrative



The original pop icon...

Ishan Raychaudhuri

I was playing music before I started this whole thing with the Bombay Vikings, doing a lot of rock. All of a sudden there was this change and I went into a little bit of jazz and stuff.



A cyber attack to your heart!

Amir Hossain


Grin and bear it, or just fly

Sayan Ghosh

The perennial tug-of-war between economic compulsions and social obligations is out in the open again. A weak rupee, a stagnant economy and a record current account deficit has forced the government to take a number of drastic measures, including increasing the rail fare for all classes.


End the dangerous endgame

Sray Agarwal

The United States, the most powerful nation of the world, is going through another government shutdown (which is a situation in which a government ceases all or many of its functions) since October 1, 2013


Rear Window



The recent controversy regarding the role of the former Army chief General VK Singh in setting up a secret military intelligence


Far Pavilion

A Proxy war is going on in Karachi

Shahid Husain

How do you see the prevailing situation in Karachi


Drop Anchor

A world unto themselves

KS Narayanan

India has, for many centuries, been a safe haven for several races that have faced religious and political persecution across the globe. Prominent among those that sought refuge in India


Book Review

Holding Their Own in a Man's World

KS Narayanan

Pandora's Daughters by veteran journalist Kalyani Shankar aims to illuminate and interpret the strengths and weaknesses of eight prominent



Saurabh Kumar Shahi

Somewhere in the middle of Salinger’s classic The Catcher in the Rye, the protagonist and the narrator, Holden Caulfield, amidst his continuous whining,


A Fort of Nine Towers

Arkesh Ajay

It is in the nature of the world we live in to look at everything as a statistic, especially the stories of women and men displaced by wars. Since we seem to have too many wars, and too many stories taking birth from them


Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Ishan Raychaudhuri

The dwarves along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug



Ishan Raychaudhuri

When a star is red-hot with back-to-back hits and totally rocking the mindscape – heart n’ soul, that is – of both youngistan and the female population with cool performance and killer charm



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017