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Will the Congress Rule for the Next 20 Years?

Cover Story

With the Opposition in a shambles, the Congress seems set to rule for many years

Stories in this issue

Eyes Don’t Lie

PRABUDDHA DASGUPTA Q The point of this show? A To provide an insight into my personal take on a particular community and way of life, at a certain moment of transition in its long history. Q Why is…

The Anxious Male

It is a Saturday and three young women are sitting at a popular bar in Delhi’s Khan Market. The two bottles of beer, a glass of vodka, a pack of cigarettes and plenty of laughter at the table is…

Come One, Come All

In his 2002 book, The Rule of Three, considered a classic in business circles, management guru Jagdish Sheth concluded that any market has room for only three real competitors. The fast food market…

Julie and Julia

The odd thing is that though this is a movie about French cooking and half of it is set in Paris of the 1950s, there is noth­ing French about Julie and Julia. It is a quintes­sentially American film…

Business Briefing 31/10

The Gas Behind Aircraft Pollution This year you can breathe a little better. The global aviation industry will spew out 7 per cent less carbon than it did last year—5 per cent due to a slump in the…

Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi

Thirunangai in Tamil means respectable women. So when Kalki Subramaniyan decided to launch a matrimonial website for transgenders, she felt thirunangai.net was apt. The site, in Tamil and English,…

India This Week

Why Cong Can’t Afford to Trust its Friends The Congress may soon learn that the price it pays for appeasing allies could be a serious loss of face and credibility. A day after the opposition called…

Business Visa Returns

Visitors in India on business visas have come in for a nasty surprise with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry ordering them to leave by October-end. To return, they have to apply for an employment…

Living in a Solar Power House

This house not only generates all the electricity it needs, it also produces 200 per cent of its energy requirements. And it wasn’t made by Nobel-award-winning scientists. A team of 24 students from…

A Machine to Count Your Money. Really

Many of us (grown-up) Indians have the toddler-like habit of licking the tips of our thumbs and making a sticky sound of it while counting wads of currency notes. Well, if you want to add a touch of…