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The Beatles are Fifty

Cover Story

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the best band ever.

Stories in this issue

Business Briefing 20/03

Eyeballs, Eyeballs Everywhere A steep cut in advertising spend and consumers tightening their purse strings made 2009 a rough year for the country’s media and entertainment industry, but the medium…

India This Week

There’s No Way to Please Them All In the aftermath of the Women’s Reservation Bill being steamrolled by the UPA, the Congress has started pressuring the Government to implement recommendations of…

Mickey Has No Place in Hockey

The hockey World Cup, which recently concluded in Delhi, was a hit in many ways. It attracted Rs 12 crore in sponsorship, the Indian team did better than last time, and the crowds turned up. But that…

Anti-Trafficking Asana

On 13 March, at least 1,500 yogis from 20 countries rolled out their yoga mats and performed the Surya Namaskar to raise awareness against human trafficking. Participating countries included England…

Mizoram Dances into Guinness Book

Mizoram has danced its way to the Guinness Book of Records. The state’s famous dance—Cheraw, popularly known as Bamboo Dance—was staged by 10,736 young men and women at the state’s annual Chapar Kut…

The Green Goblin

The Indian Premier League made an announcement on the first day of the tournament. It was going green. We thought there would now be stalls selling methi and palak at IPL venues. Haggling housewives…

Back with the Shopping Bag

India Inc has resumed the hunt for overseas buys. But this time, there are differences in strategy and execution. It’s beginning to gather momentum, and how. As soon as the effects of the global…

The Other Headlines and Battles

No way could you have missed it. India’s women are on a roll this month. Thirty three per cent of Parliament and state assemblies possibly reserved for them. And the right to serve full terms, not…

In Mumbai, Searching for the Bajrang Dal

No one can find the Bajrang Dal in Maharashtra. There is no office. There are no activists on the street. There is no cause. If the group has any voice left in this state, it belongs to one man:…

A Losing Battle

Flanking the busy temple town of Haridwar is the dense but fragile forest of Rajaji National Park. Like the better known Corbett National Park, it is located at the Himalayan foothills, and like…