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Where the Hell is Osama?

Cover Story

Wikileaks diaries may have clues

Stories in this issue

Revolutionary Road

No one expects helicopter chases in real life. But for the six members of a fact-finding team from the Human Rights Lawyers Network (HRLN) who arrived in Jharkhand to investigate the impact of…

Cuisines by the Sidewalks

Kolkata’s streets are a gastronome’s delight. And a heaven-send for the common man. The sheer variety of food on Kolkata’s sidewalks and its affordability make this city’s street food unique in the…

Dude, there’s a bit of F1 in my car

When Rishabh Bhandari watches a Formula 1 race, he’s really not interested in who’s going to win. The 22-year-old is a final year student at IIT Bombay who headed a project that built an F1 car from…

Six Feet Under

First impressions can often be misleading. As one arrives at a quiet little cemetery in the dusty bylanes of West Delhi, one soon begins to realise how true that is in the case of Esther Browne. At…

Your dignity is above all else

This is not sport as I know it. I am saddened by the sexual harassment controversy surrounding Indian women’s hockey. I hope that the Government and sporting federations take a lesson from this and…

Constant Teammate

Indian hockey is a failed state. Like Pakistan, its path to the headlines is through embarrassing deeds. Every few months, there is some mischief or lawlessness or chaos. Yay. Hockey gets a headline…

The World According to Kalmadi

With just 65 days to go and stinging criticism emanating from all quarters against the forthcoming Commonwealth Games, Suresh Kalmadi is the cynosure of all attention. Be it stadiums, catering…

Non Argumentative Indians

We are a nation of young people. Among Indian voters, 70 per cent are under 40 years old. Now that should make a fit case for more Members of Parliament (MPs) who represent this age group. Unless, of…

Modi’s Troubles at Home

The arrest of Amit Shah by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on 25 July turns the searchlight on Gujarat and its Home Department once again. Amit Shah is the state’s second minister for Home…

Of the Rich, for the Poor

The country’s largest and most lionised microfinance firm, SKS, founded by former McKinsey & Co highflier Vikram Akula, goes public this week. Priced in a band of Rs 850–985 per share, the…