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From INC to Congress Inc.

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The 125-year-old party looks to reinvent itself

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“Keynes Is Your Classic Middle of the Roader”

“In the long run, we are all dead,” economist John Maynard Keynes famously said. But 60 years after his death, his brand of economics, known as Keynesianism is back big time. Robert Skidelsky,…

India This Week

CRPF Seeks Police Protection At a time when the Centre is considering a reduction of troops in Kashmir Valley, a request by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has left many in the security…

Hardly Harley

Now that Harley Davidson has announced its intention to exploit the growing market for motorbikes in India, a reasonable question to ask is: who will buy these bikes? The entry of premium bikes into…

A Tiger’s Last Winter

The oldest caregiver of the Indian tiger just faded into the night. Wildlife saviour Billy Arjan Singh died at 92, on his farm-turned-sanctuary, Tiger Haven, in Uttar Pradesh. He was the first person…

East Is East and the West Is Loving It

In the year that Baroda-born and US-educated Venkatraman Ramakrishnan won a Nobel Prize for Chemistry, a trio of Indians have become popular Stateside for their socio-cultural ingenuity. There’s…

How Do You Say That in Na’vi?

For more than a century, ambitious filmmakers, writers, intellectuals and enthusiasts have been creating their own languages. Wikipedia has a page dedicated to ‘conlangs’ as they are called. We bring…

Some Tooth Serum

Reaching for a diet drink that’s artificially sweetened? Don’t bother. The human brain can’t be duped by false sweetness. That’s the truth. So says a study by Guido Frank of the University of…

Well... hmmm, Cosiness Costs

This is one study unlikely to go down well with women. According to a paper published in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine, women who live with a mate put on more weight than those who live…

20 Years of Family Life

The unruly life of Homer Simpson rolls on. The 450th episode of The Simpsons will be broadcast on US television this weekend, thus setting a world record. The tale of the lovable dysfunctional family…

Virtual Battle Cry

The Cold War hasn’t ended. It has just moved to the future in the bestselling videogame Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which has become the most pirated video game of 2009 within just two months of…