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India  /  Published 30.08.19

Gunjan Saxena: Kargil's only woman warrior

The Cheetahs carry out reconnaissance of enemy territory, bringing information about suspected enemy location for the artillery gunners and fighter pilots, besides dropping food, medicines and other s...
By Rachna Bisht Rawat in

Books  /  Published 15.08.19

When Nehru wrote to Patel regarding Kashmir

To Vallabhbhai Patel5 June 1948 My dear Vallabhbhai, I have pressed Gopalaswami Ayyangar to go to Jammu and Srinagar for two or three days and he has at last agreed to do so. He will go on the 8th, fi...
By Jawaharlal Nehru, an extract from the book 'Who is Bharat Mata?' in

Books  /  Published 01.04.20

Can you predict death?

People think that if one is free of pain and suffering, if one does not struggle with it, if one does not die suddenly and if one does not die alone but instead is surrounded by loved ones while dying...
By Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev in

Business  /  Published 19.06.19

I am not comfortable with the tag of “the richest Indian”: Dilip Shanghvi

Shortly after, on a trip to China for his company’s annual star awards on a rented private chartered plane, when Shanghvi was explaining to friend Sailesh Desai why he thought eggs are not non-veget...
By Soma Das in

Culture  /  Published 03.12.19

Dining in Mughal India

This emergence of the cafe culture is ironically seen as a modern phenomenon today, with co-working spaces within cafes and bars. The modern-day cafes as co-working or socializing spaces are as repres...
By Anoothi Vishal in

Books  /  Published 06.05.19

How I arrested Advani: Lalu Prasad Yadav

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"With painstaking effort, I had managed to establish communal harmony in Bihar, a state which had been riot-torn as a result of the incompetence of previous regimes. As ...
By Lalu Prasad Yadav: an extract from his book, Gopalganj to Raisina: My Political Journey in

India  /  Published 24.02.20

Arun Jaitley's take on Mamata Banerjee

By Arun Jaitley, an excerpt from his book A New India in

Books  /  Published 22.04.19

How Hindu nationalism is changing India

Over the past five years, India has moved further away from the multicultural model set forth in its secular constitution. While its prescriptions have never been followed to the letter, as seen in th...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 18.01.20

When the courts and the legislature clash

The Indian Republic was still young when Keshav Singh, a Socialist Party worker in Gorakhpur and a few others put out a pamphlet attacking a local MLA. The MLA in question, Narsingh Narain Pandey, com...
By Chintan Chandrachud in

Business  /  Published 05.02.20

The online battle for the Indian traveller

The travel industry was one of the earliest to be impacted by the technological revolution that has swept all before it over the last 25 years. Online travel agencies (OTAs) quickly began to steal cus...
By Chitra Narayanan in


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