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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Cover Story

Great Expectations

Pramod Kumar and Anil Pandey

A look at the interim budget this year will make it evident that it is virtually the election manifesto of the UPA government. It lays down the background of a prolonged electoral battle.....

Master of the Medium

Anil Pandey

Like its arch rival Congress, the BJP too has turned into a personality-based party. Like the Congress campaign which centres....


Special Report

Splits Showing

N K Suprabha

The Karnataka Congress may be leaving no stone unturned to appease the Muslim community with sops like the controversial Shadi Bhagya scheme for women or the recent budget announcement which earmarked Rs 800 crore....

Special Story

'The Smell Factor'

Chandran Iyer

Rambhau Chorgade has a beautiful daughter of marriageable age, reasonably educated and blessed with all attributes to attract a prospective ....


Beyond Marketing Moon-Shots


100 million viewers across the globe sat down to watch this year’s Super Bowl. With marketer’s eyes focused on the $4 million 30 second ad slots, you could be forgiven for not realising....



Great Going


You are one of those people who are most spoken and written about… I am the way I am. Being the centre of attention is nothing new to me.....



The American 'Bear' gets Bullish on Asia!

Amir Hossain

In a globalised era, sound foreign policies and stable international relations are central to developmental – internal and external - economics taking the right shape for nations. Unilateral acts are no longer appropriate or conducive for ....



Taming all odds

Mayank Singh

The Dharmshaktus are a couple unlike any you will encounter in this country. Bound by a shared love for high adventure, they have earned name and fame by touching opposite ends ....


Rear Window

Fight the Flab

Dr. Sushil Sharma

Bizarre reactions are pouring in with respect to obese people. The New Zealand government asks an African national weighing 130 kgs to leave the country because they can’t afford....


Far Pavilion

The Kafkaesque Karachi

Shahid Husain

Noted architect, author and town planner Arif Hassan says Karachi’s economy is "War economy” and the informal sector in this city has been "Formalized.” He made the observation while talking to TSI at the sidelines of....


Book Review

The First Muslim

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

When Lesley Hazleton, an agnostic Jewish female and a journalist, decided to write down the biography of Prophet Muhammad, it did raise certain eyebrows....


Gandhi: A Spiritual Biography

K S Narayanan

Hundreds of biographies have been written on Mahatma Gandhi since his assassination in 1948. Leaders, writers and historians have poured millions of words.....


Movie Review


Saibal Chatterjee

In a Hindi film, if it’s Kolkata, the Howrah Bridge, the Hooghly and Durga Puja have got to be de rigueur. And there are bound to be frequent allusions to fish, football and frenzied festivities.



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017