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Cover Story

Village-Ward Ho!

Pramod Kumar

Like on everything else, Prime Minister Modi sounds confident when he talks about changing the face of agriculture in this country.....


Special Report

The Seed of Success

Arun Goyal

Bayer AG has acquired Monsanto Co. for about $56 billion to create the world’s biggest maker of seeds and pesticides.....

In Rice We Trust!


It is said that big things start from small initiatives. On that account, Jammu might have just started to dream it big......

Not A Drop to Drink

Lisdey Espinoza Pedraza and Markus Heinrich

More than any other region, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is plagued by instability and conflict, traditionally.....

Special Story

Once Bitten, Twice Shy

Prakash K Singh

The ruling National Progressive Alliance government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached out to private defence players.....

Feeling The Pulse

K Bhavani

Three years ago farmers in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu, one of the driest areas of the state, congregated at Edayampati village.....


"Modi Government is working for the farmers with utmost integrity"

Pramod Kumar

How do you see your two-years tenure? What’s the prevailing condition in agriculture? The Agriculture Ministry has done exemplary work in the last two years.....


Rear Window

Threat to Climate Progress

Michael T. Klare

In a year of record-setting heat on a blistered globe, with fast-warming oceans, fast-melting ice caps, and fast-rising sea levels.....



I Maced Up!

Prashanto Banerji

As winter nights go, this one was as cold as they come on this latitude. A dear friend who is fondly known as ‘The Count’......


A 'before' before an 'after'

Prasoon Majumdar

This 2nd of October, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, our honorable Prime Minister appealed to citizens of this country.....


Far Pavilion

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Jeanette Charles

Current events in Venezuela and the political opposition’s call for global protests against President Maduro conjure memories of the 2002.....


History Mail

Winston Churchill to The Times


In 1919, with the UK suffering at the hands of a severe drought, the Duke of Rutland wrote a letter to The Times in which he urged the general public to pray for rain



A great entrepreneur has to balance 'fair' with 'shrewd'

Aditya Pittie

Your father Krishna Kumar Pittie took over the reigns of the business when he was barely 19 and still in college.....


Book Review

Black Flags

Joby Warrick

The spectacular rise of Islamic State has spawned several books in the last few years. As with any rising phenomenon, publishers and writers ......


India's Long Road

Vijay Joshi

Ahead of the 2014 General Elections the prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, campaigned on the twin themes of 'vikas' ......


Mohammed Rafi

Sujata Dev

For a nation so obsessed with playback singing and its starts, India surprisingly has pretty abysmal record when it comes to penning books.....


Words Matter

K. Satchidanandan

In September 2015, a week after veteran Kannada writer-activist Professor M M Kalburgi was gunned down in Dharawad district of north .....


The second Coming of the Hellhounds!

Joby Warrick

Amman, Jordan, February 3, 2015 Just after nightfall, a warrant arrived at the city’s main women’s prison for the execution of Sajida al-Rishawi.....


Movie Review


Saurabh Kumar Shahi

In the popular Indian imagination, the name Sudraka does not strike a bell. Not surprisingly, though. Pretty little is known about .....



Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017