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Cover Story

Political Zug Zwang

Naresh Nunna

Zug zwang is a position in chess which is designed to keep the opponent at a disadvantage as he is forced to make a move which invariably ....


Special Report

Dirty Underbelly

N K Suprabha

India's human trafficking industry, it seems, is epicentred in its south. Latest official data shows that Karnataka is the latest hotspot reporting the third highest number of trafficking.....

Double Trouble

Snehangshu Adhikari

That Mamata Bannerjee is jockeying for a larger role in national politics has now been proved beyond any reasonable doubt. After endorsements by Anna Hazare, where visuals....


Finding a Better Place: The new world of business opportunities


We live in a VUCA world-volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous – but at the same time vibrant, unreal,crazy and astounding.....



Getting to know the youngest Bhatt


From the glamorous Student of the year coming to this Highway. How has it been? I didn’t have to do much other than no wearing make -up and combing my hair during the shoot....



The Sochi Jamboree is over. Back to work.

Amir Hossain

The Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 was concluded on February 23, 2014. Whether it became the greatest sport show ever, remains a debate. But it was unquestionably....



Hockey India League

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

Seconds before the commencement of the penalty shootout that decided the winner of the second edition of the Hockey India League (HIL), Delhi Waveriders co-owner and actor John Abraham stepped aside for some pep-talk with team goalie Nicolas Jacobi. True to form, the wily German smiled


Rear Window

Double Edged Sword

Virag R Dhulia

When news of death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Shashi Tharoor went public, there was an online storm on Twitter and Facebook demanding arrest of Shashi Tharoor and also.....


Far Pavilion

Has the final show begun?

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

Had it not been for his advertent stupidity, one would have expressed some sympathy for Imran Khan. After all, the sorry figure that he cuts these days is rather unprecedented ....


Book Review

The Letters of John F. Kennedy

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

There is scarcely a world leader whose life and times have been under such a global scanner than the assassinated US President, John F Kennedy. With the exception of, most probably, Adolf Hitler. A colourful man in every sense, JFK has evoked extreme feelings among the Americans. However, he was probably the only one among his peers who commanded some sort of respect in the opposition base as well. And that speaks a lot.


Me and My Plays

Saibal Chatterjee

Reading a play can never be never quite as exciting as watching one. A dramatic work is after all essentially crafted for performance on the proscenium stage and, therefore, the characters do not spring out of the pages at you the way they would if actors were to impersonate them in flesh and blood.


Movie Review


Saibal Chatterjee

Writer-director Imtiaz Ali takes the audience on a voyage in a direction that is markedly unusual. The result is a fulfilling experience that stops just short of being exhilarating.



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017