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Business  /  Published 27.08.19

What went wrong with the Indian economy

When finance ministers rise to make budget speeches in the Lok Sabha, it is not widely recognized that these are a compilation of paragraphs drafted by various departments of government and autonomous...
By Puja Mehra in

India  /  Published 24.07.19

Could there be war between India and China?

By J J Singh in

Sports  /  Published 01.06.19

MS Dhoni: Cricketer extraordinaire

By Mihir Bose 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

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

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

Books  /  Published 11.01.20

The battle of Plassey: Paving the way for the Empire

A battle begins differently for different people. “It was on a Thursday, the fifth of Shevval, in the year 1170,” the Siyar [the book Siyar-ul-Mutaqherin] heralds the battle with a flourish, “an...
By Sudeep Chakravarti in

Books  /  Published 09.12.19

R N Kao: India's first spymaster

The Bandung conference, which RNK was coincidentally attending, gave him the first opportunity to observe international meetings, protocols and false egos at work. As he entered the main plenary hall,...
By Nitin A. Gokhale in


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