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INDIA STALLED

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THE JAYANTHI NATARAJAN EXPOSE AND MORE OF HOW UPA HAMPERED GROWTH

Stories in this issue

Without Land or Leader

The Congress party has faced electoral challenges in the past and has bounced back sooner than one would have expected. After being voted out, the party has a record of regaining power before the end…

How They Brought India Down

Former Gandhi family loyalist Jayanthi Natarajan’s accusations that she had to yield to “specific requests” from Rahul Gandhi’s office while she was India’s Environment Minister puts the spotlight…

Beyond Ganesha and Vedic Surgery

One of the critical controversies hovering about the Modi regime centres around the construction of ‘science’. The debate so far appears like a cantankerous set of arguments, where each group states…

Storytelling from Kashmir

Nothing is more rewarding in a conversation than the intellectual curiosity of the other, and what I enjoy most is the possibilities of questions rather than the certainties of answers. Last week in…

Death, Not By Numbers

Last Thursday a woman got off her taxi on the Bandra Worli Sea Link and went towards the railing. CCTV cameras caught it and two security guards, who were posted nearby, came over and talked her out…

The church attacks in Delhi

Father Vincent Salvatore alleges that it was a case of desecration, as neither money nor valuable objects were stolen A church in South Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area was vandalised by a group of…

A Strong Message for the Bureaucracy

Anil Goswami, who resigned as home secretary after he was asked to do so by the Union Government, brought shame to bureaucrats who are meant to uphold the law. A holdover from the UPA time, he tried…

CENSOR BOARD

When Mihir Joshi, a musician, released his debut album, Mumbai Blues, a run-in with the country’s Censor Board was the last thing he was expecting. And yet, so strange are the ways the agency that…

Scout Grows Up

One of the most influential books of the last century is without doubt Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. The story of a lawyer who defends a Black man falsely accused of raping a White woman in…

The Boy Who Survived an Arrow in His Head

Last month, a 15-year-old teenager was wheeled into a hospital in Mumbai with an arrow sticking out of his head. The youth, Brijesh Sahani, had been playing cricket at a ground which had a group of…