Locomotif

Narendra Modi’s American journey should be the beginning of a historical correction. The one who could be India’s Reagan should remain untouched by an ism...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches America at a time when the relationship between Washington and Delhi is at a low ebb. Beyond the spectacle starring a man who loves...

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Modi in...

Americans love the language of the visual and the Prime Minister has a chance to mount another charm offensive

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Modi in...

A strange aspect of the Obama case is that unlike most pop stars who have fallen off the charts, he doesn’t seem to be anxiously plotting a comeback

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Open Essay

Why the Scottish vote against independence is good for British Indians

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Super Food

The underutilised and unappreciated jackfruit is on its way to become a global star

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ART

The juxtaposition of two modernists, a painter and a photographer, from the subcontinent celebrates the confluence of cultural histories beyond nationhood

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Web Exclusive

Jayalalithaa would be able to run the Government even from the central jail as she has proved her skills best in the art of backseat driving when a similar situation came up in 2000

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Cinema
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Khoobsurat

This film combines a delightful re-creation of old-world charm with emphatic performances

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Books
Poet of the Mundane

Amit Chaudhuri matches the glorious nothingness of Afternoon Raag at last with his beautiful new novel about a bookish young Bengali Everyman and his uncle in London

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Books
The Reconfigured Utopia

Mecca today is a microcosm of its own history replayed as tragedy

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The director of Finding Fanny breaks out of the indie straitjacket. The auteur on his passions and projects

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The restaurateur who is nourished by the spirit of the youth. And it’s good business

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The manhunt for Yasin Bhatkal was India’s most meticulously planned undercover operation. An Open Exclusive chronicles India’s most sensational stakeout

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The uneasy alliance of BJP and Shiv Sena comes to an inglorious finale. There is nothing much to cheer about in the Congress-NCP camp either

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Terror
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright...

But not that Tuesday at Delhi zoo when it wanted to play with Maqsood

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Organisation of the week
Superheroes of Space

ISRO is that rare government agency which is ambitious and continues to deliver

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Unreasonable
Ajit Singh

For refusing to vacate a sprawling government bungalow

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Open Essay

Intimations of a New Establishment and the Return of Real India

DEFIANCE

Strains of rock music have begun to waft across the gullies of Nizamuddin that usually reverberate with qawwalis

OTHER HALF

The woman believed to be the wife of the most powerful man in Gujarat lives in a one-room home

Essay

Why the prospects of the Congress’ fifth-generation dynastic gamble hang by a slender thread

Fashion

Four trendsetters in Indian fashion re-imagine menswear for a cool summer look

True Life

When Najaraus, HIV-negative, met Maitri, HIV-positive

Sex

R.I.P. The female condom

Ethnic Cleansing

Driven out of Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims have become the nowhere people of Asia

Popularity

Shopping in the black market of social media

Portrait

A journey in search of the real Amit Shah