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At Last, a Credible Deterrent

The forthcoming launch of Agni-V, with a range of 5,000 km, has several strategic implications. The missile puts India in a select club of nations that possess a strategic arsenal. This would mean an…

Coming Clean, Coming Good

Organisations react in different ways to a crisis. The responses will tend to differ, depending on the severity and nature of the problem at hand. In a business environment like India’s, firms often…

Business Briefing 20/02

Venture into the Dark Continent India’s largest telecom company, Bharti, is a restive giant. As the leader in the world’s fastest growing telecom market, its chairman, Sunil Mittal, knows better…

India This Week

BJP’s Politics Takes on Deeper Saffron Hue Just before the who’s who of the BJP left for Indore for a three-day meet of the party’s national executive, there were signs India’s principal Opposition…

Maradona, My Father-in-law

Sergio Aguero is one of the most compelling stories in sport. He is not just a striker for Argentina, but also the son-in-law of Diego Maradona. Maradona is not just Aguero’s father-in-law, he is…

ISO Certified Temples

Chennai’s obsession with the ISO certification, a quality standard, is unparalleled in India. Almost all large jewellery shops around the central market area, engineering colleges and even…

‘I’ve Nothing against Women’

Last week, when Pramod Muthalik, chief of the Sri Ram Sene, attended a debate on Valentine’s Day in Bangalore, a pair of Congress workers blackened his face with ink. The incident comes a year after…

City of Sorrow

It would not be entirely right to say that cities that are crumbling are most vulnerable to terrorism. New York and London weren’t exactly imploding when the planes crashed into the Twin Towers or…

The Boys of Summer

In the final weeks of November 2008, Mansoor Peerbhoy, the young Indian Mujahideen activist from Pune who had sent out hate-filled emails prior to a series of bomb blasts that rocked Indian cities…

First World Suffering

Imagine a time in India when the crisis in women’s health has moved from life-threatening to lifestyle. Imagine a place where women are seeking so much hospital care that experts are beginning to…