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Cover Story

The New Beginning

Nirmal K. Singh

It is over two years now that the curtains finally fell on the Planning Commission. If one sits to pen down the Constitutional-administrative ....


Special Report

The Loss of Faith

Rajendar Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was of the opinion that the national agenda for the development of the nation will be jointly decided by the Centre.......

Amid Rights and Federal Ethos

Ramesh kumar Sharma

National Institute for Transforming India, popularly called Niti Aayog, was set up as a replacement for the Planning Commission, which was seen as a .......

Chasing A Dream

Monalisa Gogoi

The first BJP Chief Minister of Assam, as well as the first from the North East region, Sarbananda Sonowal had declared during his first speech.......

The Doomsday Junction

Pramod Kumar

Before the unexpected disaster stuck, Jai Prakash was a taxi driver. A monthly earning of Rs. 20,000-25,000 was possible without breaking a.....

Damascus Does Not Believe In Tears!

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

On a rather sunny afternoon on 28th May, several Syrian Arab Air Force fighter jets took to the sky from their bases in Latakia.......

Special Story

How To Become An Expert On Russia

Nils Van Der Vegte

So you’re a Westerner who wants to become a Russia journalist? Once you get past the self-serving bluster, it’s really a very safe......

A New Chapter in Waiting?

R D Kaushik

India is seen to be warming up to US as Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the US Congress on 8 June 2016 during his fourth visit after coming to power in May 2014......


The Silver Lining

Harpal Singh Bedi

Coming just ahead of the Rio Olympics, the second place performance of the Indian hockey team in the 36th and penultimate edition of Champions Trophy.......



To Be… Oh What To Be..?

Prashanto Banerji

London: 1952: As the lights hit the stage, a bronze statue of epic proportions, comes alive. No, not very big, but it’s magnificent.......


Rear Window

Much Ado About Nothing

Prabhu Chawla

Karl Marx wrote presciently in 1844, "Religion is opium for the people.” Years after his messianic message, religion remains the most powerful potion........



Socialistic Bottomlines

Prasoon Majumdar

It is quite interesting to observe that the Government, both at the Centre and State level, which is considered to be the biggest provider of public goods......


History Mail

Albert Einstein to Erik Gutkind


In January of 1954, just a year before his death, Albert Einstein wrote the following letter to philosopher Erik Gutkind after reading his book, Choose Life: The Biblical Call to Revolt


Book Review

Of Sentiment and Censorship

Mahtab Alam

The easiest thing to do, perhaps in our part of the world, is to hurt someone’s sentiment. It requires almost no effort at all. All one needs is to either ........


In the Retrospective

S. Sathya

Amidst political turmoil, high oil prices, fiscal profligacy and little foreign exchange to last for a fortnight, India was forced to airlift tonnes.....


An Unlikely Epidemic

Victor Lana

I guess I didn’t need The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time, an engaging and highly......


India’s Sexual Revolution

Kartikeya Kompella

The beginnings of India’s sexual revolution can be linked with India’s economic liberalization that began in the early 1990s. Opportunities increased as MNCs courted.......


Movie Review

The Deshpande Household’s Tractor, A Symbol of Feudalism, Is an Important Character in the Play

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

The gradual destruction of feudalism and the disintegration of landed-gentry families is an ongoing process..........



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017