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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Cover Story

The Gen-next Money

K S Narayanan

Several Indians, both at individual, group and corporate levels are increasingly hooked to a new virtual currency – bitcoins. Never heard of it? A beauty salon in Chandigarh said it would ....

Bitcoin has established itself in five years

K S Narayanan

Bitcoins are the new rage. How long it will take to settle down? It is very difficult to say. It has established itself in less than five years, starting only ...


Special Report

Southern Comfort

N K Suprabha

It is set for a battle royale in Karnataka. Two desperate and heavyweight politicians are fighting for Lok Sabha stakes and the battle has begun in right earnest. Karnataka Janatha Paksha (KJP) leader, former BJP chief minister...

In a Soup

Dhrutikam Mohanty

In an era of coalition politics when anyone can throw his hat into the ring, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik is but a natural contender to head a potential third front. Some suggestions from influential non-Congress, non-BJP politicians to that effect are already....


Does it pay to be funny?

Manish Pandey

Claude C. Hopkins, one of the great advertising pioneers, once wrote that "People do not buy from clowns," and that it doesn't pay to be funny.



The Perfect Criminal

Pratishtha Malhotra

What attracted you to be a part of the Dhoom franchise?



Mystery About Myanmar's Census

Amir Hossain

In an article titled ‘Dawn of a new era’ published in The Sunday Indian last year, we had concluded, "Clearly, the country (Myanmar) once again has a fair chance at regaining its past glory. But the government needs to capitalise the current opportunity efficiently.



On The Wings of Arts

Snehangshu Adhikari

This is no ordinary art school. The ageing painter wielding the brush is very special indeed. He is Mohd Rashid, Bowbazar blast convict and a lifer at the Alipore Central Correctional Home. He seems to be completely lost in his ‘new’ world.


Rear Window

Regulate Real Estate


The Indian system has always followed practices which are based in its culture and tradition. We have a culture of saving which is based on the premise that our expenditure should never be more than....



William H. Overholt : China's Xi Factor


HONG KONG – Before China’s leadership transition earlier this year, experts said that the Chinese Communist Party was intent on preventing a larger-than-life personality from assuming power. The CCP, it was argued, wanted someone more like ....


Far Pavilion

Khodorkovsky: Myths, Hagiography and the Pardon

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

President Vladimir Putin's decision to pardon


Book Review

Business Czarinas

KS Narayanan

The economic reforms that kicked off in 1991 not only ended the licence permit raj but also gave boost to private enterprise and entrepreneurs to bloom.


Water : A Source For Future Conflicts

Mayank Singh

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made water an important part of its Delhi poll manifesto and kept asserting that if it came to power it would 700 litres free water to the people.


Movie Review

Dhoom 3

Ishan Raychaudhuri

First it was a charismatic John Abraham. That gave way to an even more charismatic Hrithik Roshan and now, Aamir Khan is definitely a worthy successor to this money minting franchise.



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017