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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Cover Story

The Rahul Gandhi Road show

Pramod Kumar

On December 8, as results of the assembly elections started to come in suggesting a wave in favour of the BJP and its star Narendra Modi....

No tearing hurry

Anil Pandey

After crunching assembly elections losses in Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh last year, senior leaders of the BJP at a high-level stock taking meeting reached two ...

We lost despite our developmental agenda

Pramod Kumar

You were Congress in charge of Delhi. How do you account for this disastrous result and even defeat of the chief minister...


Special Report

Coming of Age

Mayank Singh

While the country’s defence modernisation plan is going on in fits and starts, real gains have accrued to the Indian Navy, which has been silently but steadily build up on its formidable operational strength and revealed visions of ...

India's main strategic threat comes from China

Mayank Singh

How do you define Maritime security? This is a term which connotes different things to different navies. While some perceive maritime security in a narrow

Special Story

Now Maoists to the fore

Monalisa Gogoi

The story of Assam is such that no sooner does one militant group join the government-sponsored peace process that another springs up, nullifying and scuttling the previous attempt at


I want a bully in my backyard

Prashanto Banerji

Finally, a genius and I have something in common. We made the same stupid (since we’re talking about a certified genius –no, not me, duh....



Client interference in Adville. Dadagiri or collaboration?

Monojit Lahiri

A s a curtain-raiser, a brief flashback to what one of my earliest gurus - the late, iconic Subhash Ghoshal



Remembering The Timeless Bhuika...

Monojit Lahiri

Starting out in the early seventies (1974) with Shyam Benegal's Charandas Chor – a first for both – Smita soon developed into an actress of great intuitive talent and artistic worth



The World and the Water Crisis

Amir Hossain

Till date, food, water, clothing and shelter have been considered the three basic necessities for every human being. And most responsible governments across the globe have tried to provide adequate food and affordable housing to their citizens .....



These women hold their own in a man's world

K S Narayanan

At a time when editors are writing their autobiographies, you have authored Pandora’s Daughters. Is it in some way show that you’re a reporter-editor?                                        I don’t think I am worth any ...


Rear Window

A Third Viable Option


Results of the recent polling in Delhi have proved that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has become the new hope and Arvind Kejriwal, the messiah of the poor and oppressed not only in Delhi but all over India. He has the spark of Gandhi and Mandela in ...



Putin the Peronist


MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has been compared to many strongmen of the past - Joseph Stalin


Far Pavilion

Bangladesh's Own Nero

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

If there is a classic example of how an elected government can work towards destabilizing its own country, it has to be Sheikh Hasina's Bangladesh


Book Review

An Escape That History Forgot

KS Narayanan

History bears witness to the fact that, over the years, prison terms have often acted as a launching pad against unjust rule


Life And Hope In A Conflict Zone

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

Of the civil wars that have shaped the modern course of world history, Africa has sadly had the lion’s share of them in its kitty


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



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017