Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

'Lady Tarzan' to swing across Kolhan

Jamshedpur green crusader and Padma Shri recipient Jamuna Tudu will undertake an extensive tour of West Singhbhum and Seraikela-Kharsawan to expand the base of Van Suraksha Samity (VSS), a group she h...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

Systemic racial bias: A crime against humanity

Donald Trump set himself out to make America rich again. Powerful again. Great again. It is a bitter lesson in history that every society progresses at the expense of the poor and the vulnerable. To f...
By Valson Thampu in

Entertainment  /  Published 17.05.20

Nikhil Chinapa on Roadies, regrets and more

For those, like me, who grew up in the ’90s, Nikhil Chinapa was the fun guy hosting MTV Select, a popular song-request show on the channel. Almost three decades later, Nikhil, now 46, continues to b...
By Priyanka Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.20

From aid to gain

The Covid-19 crisis poses many challenges for India. One front that is almost taken for granted. Today, when the world faces the threat of a virus, India as of late April 2020 could declare a food gr...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in

Books  /  Published 09.05.20

Muslim politics, a timeless crusade

After the scholarly engagements of S.A.A. Rizvi and David Pinault in the previous century on the Shia community, and the laudable work on the artistic expressions of Shia Islam edited by Fahmida Sulem...
By Amit Dey in

India  /  Published 11.02.20

240-year-old pollution imprint on Himalayas

Chemical signatures of the birth of the Industrial Revolution in Europe 240 years ago remain imprinted high on top of the Himalayas and make up evidence for early atmospheric contamination, scientists...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 30.01.20

Punjab's past re-examined

Indians imagine Punjab as the food basket of the country and perceive Jat Sikhs as its chief architects. Their economic prosperity and notion of equality are popularized through a few Bollywood movies...
By Himadri Banerjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 13.01.20

I don’t take Roadies for granted: Rannvijay Singha

Roadies — the MTV reality format show aimed at the youth — will roll out its 17th edition this year. Before that, Team Roadies — comprising Rannvijay Singha, Neha Dhupia and Prince Narula — wi...
By Priyanka Roy in

Culture  /  Published 14.12.19

Bringing about a cultural intervention for unity

The time: six in the evening of December 6, 2019. The venue: the chaupal or open-air space of Khandrawali village in western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district. Men, women and children of the village h...
By Sonia Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.19

Stoking trouble in Iran

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution. It begins to seem possible that it could be one of the last, if not the very last. The protests that broke out recently in at least 21 c...
By Gwynne Dyer in


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