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Dr Singh on India’s Dollar Desperation

In his address at the AGM of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had this to say: “We must plan to finance our higher-than-normal current account deficit… for a…

Counter Culture on the Menu

In the three years since it opened, it is a venue that is slowly becoming the centre of counter-culture in Hyderabad, a city known for being conservative. Lamakaan is located in an old bungalow in…

Indian in the Satellite Hall of Fame

UR Rao, former chief of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and former secretary, Department of Space, has become the first Indian to be inducted into the Satellite Hall of Fame in Washington…

The Rapist Who Nearly Got Away

KANNUR/PUTTAPARTHI ~ On a muggy March afternoon, six years after he was convicted of rape in Rajasthan and jumped parole, Bitti Mohanty stands in a Kerala courtroom, adamant that he is Raghav Rajan,…

The Middle Ground

The Delhi-based social activist Swami Agnivesh has often invited wrath for his position on various issues and has been at the receiving end of abuse for making controversial statements. But nothing…

From Anna Acolyte to Sheila’s Nemesis

Arvind Kejriwal is not speaking today. It is the eleventh day of his fast, his ‘bijli-paani satyagraha’, to protest against inflated power and water bills that are said to be making the lives of the…

Pakistan’s Tryst with Cash Transfers

Mukhtaraan Bibi says that the Pakistani Rs 1,000 she gets every month, and has been getting for the last couple of years, from the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), has been very useful to her…

Life Around a Cancer Hospital

At the farthest end of a line of footpath dwellers, behind two large buses, Damodar Yadav sits on a large blanket that has been folded several times to form a sort of mattress. He is wearing a pink…

Goal in Sight

The kick-off time is 8.45 pm, but Amin Rahim has arrived at the Porte de Saint-Cloud metro station, near the Parc des Princes stadium, three hours in advance. He doesn’t mind braving the chilly…

Beyond Berlo’s Boot Space

Some earthquakes go unnoticed on the Richter scale. A few weeks ago, one such quake rocked the Indian advertising industry. At the epicentre were three ads for Ford Figo featuring former Italian…