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Cover Story

Advantage Modi

Pramod Kumar

The Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency in Assam is an open seat. In other words, Congress cadres, after a vote will decide on who the party candidate from this seat will be....


Special Report

Sucker Punch

Snehangshu Adhikari

Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress Chief and Bengal chief minister has no reason to look back. This is understandable. After the Anna Hazare fiasco, where a much-touted joint rally with the anti-corruption crusader in Delhi did not work out the way it should .....

Special Story

Wheel within Wheels

Anil Pandey

Even as the larger battle for General Elections draws nearer, the wheels within wheels are in churning. Whereas victory in the Lok Sabha is the most obvious aim for all political parties.....


Party Time For The 3 Khans With A Difference!

Monojit Lahiri

Politics & Bollywood has mostly been a case of spectacular miscasting and there are tons of examples to prove it. Right from the evergreen Dev Anand – who started his own party sometime in the late 70’s which bombed in no time – to Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini



'An Epidemic of Indifference in India's Biggest Problem'

KS Narayanan

Dr Unni Karunakara ended his three-year term as International President of MSF in October 2013 after having served the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organisation for almost two decades. During his tenure, MSF confronted many challenges to delivering healthcare in conflict zones, natural disasters


Rear Window

The Wrong Referendum

Craig Murray

I am not opposed to self determination for the people of Crimea; I am opposed to this referendum. Nobody can seriously argue there has been a chance for a campaign in which different viewpoints can be freely argued......


Far Pavilion

The Electoral Matrix

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

In a week’s time, Turkey will see its one of the most important local elections ever taking place. It is not to say that the previous elections have not been important. They have been. Considering these elections bring in all powerful Mayors.....


Book Review

A Thousands Shards of Glass

KS Narayanan

The United States of America has earned many sobriquets over the decades – Uncle Sam, global cop, superpower – and for good reason. For more than a century now, America has been dominant in nearly every field.


Sachin Tendulkar

Saibal Chatterjee

So, here we go again! Singing paeans to the one and only Sachin Tendulkar has been a national pastime long enough for the unconverted not to be unduly perturbed. After all, in a country starved of genuine heroes, he was a godsend during his days.


Movie Review


Monojit Lahiri

Romance in the time of recession? Pyaar in the time of the pink-slip? Habib Faisal’s script and Nupur Asthana’s rom-com showcases hearts & souls being challenged in the time of hedonistic consumerism and is a cool & fun premise which goes awry for several reasons.



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017