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After UP, a Congress Comeback in Bihar

Beneath the razzle-dazzle of the bypoll results in Bihar, there is an emerging pattern that many in Delhi have missed—the Congress can no longer be treated as an after-thought in the state. The party…

Business Briefing 26/09

The Bharti-MTN deal; Amul goes to Tanzania; end of the road for FEER An M&A Puzzle No One Can Crack Besides Bharti and MTN, no one, including the regulators, politicians, stock exchanges and…

India This Week

CPM’s War Against the Media For a party decimated in the Lok Sabha polls, the CPM has still not learnt its lessons. Instead of setting its house in order, the party has decided to shoot the…

Jatland in Chhattisgarh

Bending side-by-side in a straight line, three men and four women, all holding saplings in their hands and working voluntarily, solemnly help Meena Satnami sow paddy in her field. This is a symbol of…

Chilling the Dragon’s Breath

Hikers in the northeastern hill state of Arunachal Pradesh are advised to carry little Relispray coolant cans in their rucksacks. Possible aches and sprains apart, there’s an ever-present fear that…

Poor Marx the Cause of Low Marks Now

If your child is being taught by a teacher who belongs to a union, then he has a valid excuse for low marks. Researchers Geeta Kingdon of London University and Francis Teal of Oxford University have…

Oceans Three: the Atlantic Beckons

It’ll be three of them for dinner for 365 days or more. With the Atlantic sea levels set to rise by one metre over the next 100 years, a crew from the UK, with a grant from the Royal Geographical…

Happy Suicidal Nation

In Bhutan, a mountain kingdom that measures GDP as GNH or gross national happiness, how do you explain a spate of suicides? In its largest hospital in Thimpu, patients are being rushed in after…

All Sexes Allowed in This Miss India Contest

Tamil Nadu is India’s most transgender-friendly state. First, it floated a welfare board exclusively for transgenders. It recently started a special quota for their admission in government colleges.…

Now, Get Ready for Project Sparrow

The sparrow has a new saviour in Mohammed Dilawar, a Nasik-based naturalist. One of  Time’s Heroes of the Environment, 2008, he has now been asked by the Indian Government to gather data on the urban…