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Cover Story

"Obsession to become PM has gone into Kejriwal's head"

Chandran Iyer

Anna Hazare is a man who believes in calling a spade a spade. Unlike many political leaders who either claim their mouth shut when asked uncomfortable questions


Special Report

Congress' North Star

Haroon Reshi

At a time when the Congress party, which suffered a major blow in four key state elections a few months ago, is losing its political ground in several parts of the country due to the BJP’s ongoing.....

Special Story

Finally, Party time in Odisha

Dhrutikam Mohanty

The 2014 general elections may witness the participation of a record number of regional political parties and political outfits based in Odisha. Apart from the old existing....


Phirang Babes in Bollywood!

Monojit Lahiri

Some people just never learn, fixated, obsessed & zonked as they are with their white skin addiction! Boss, the Brits – despite our 67 years of swatantra Bharat.......



Conservation of Tibet and its heritage

K. C. Johorey

The 55th anniversary of the uprising against the Chinese take over at Lhasa and declaration of independence of Tibet has largely got unnoticed except for a peaceful and mild protest by ....



'India's current pessimism as overdone as its confidence was 10 years ago'

KS Narayanan

Simon Denyer, was posted in India as Bureau Chief of the Washington Post for more than a decade. He has recorded his impressions of the ten years of United Progressive Alliance rule in his latest book, Rogue Elephant: Harnessing the Power of India’s Unruly Democracy.


Rear Window

The Amethi Paradox

Vinod Yadav

The Loksangrah Manch is a rapidly growing team of young people from various parts of India. This team aspires to change democracy such that people set the agenda of their constituency.....


Far Pavilion

The Nasty Public Divorce

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

It is surprising how things change dramatically in world politics. Sitting inside the offices of the members of Hizmet movement in Turkey, two and a half years ago, it was difficult ....


Book Review

Rogue Elephant

KS Narayanan

Foreign correspondents in India are increasingly turning authors and spelling out their takes on the country. BBC's Sam Miller authored A Strange Kind of Paradise, and ex-Financial Times journalist John Elliott wrote Implosion: India’s Tryst With Reality.


Karachi, You're Killing Me!

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

Ok! Ok! Ok! By now we know that Karachi'ites are normal people. They drink like fish, snort like alligators, and have sex like rabbits. We now also know that they have the biggest number of people on earth that are looking to escape out. Done


Movie Review


Saibal Chatterjee

When a film is essentially meant to be a fun ride, it is easy for the audience to lose sight of the serious intent at its core. However, Vikas Bahl’s Queen is crafted with such chutzpah that the viewer is able to savour both elements.


Gulaab Gang

Saibal Chatterjee

The week’s second women-centric film, Gulaab Gang, isn’t quite as impressive as it should have been, given the fact that the cast is headed by Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Juhi Chawla.



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017