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THE WAR OVER DELHI

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AND HOW KEJRIWAL DAMAGED THE CASE FOR DELHI'S FULL STATEHOOD

Stories in this issue

Israel on Modi’s Mind

It was an inevitable headline: Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. In his first year in power, the most photogenic moments were provided by his hyperactive…

Can Modi be India’s Lee Kuan Yew?

There is a belief that not just the substance of India’s foreign policy but also the style of governance is undergoing subtle transformation. The change is credited to Narendra Modi, whose forays in…

The smart new world of Über-efficiency

How often does Economics 101 yield a new business idea? Often enough. Or so one would guess. After all, there is a lot being hurled off launch pads these days, which suggests supply is actively being…

Le Misérable

LES MISÉRABLES is  a great literary classic about a man who is more poor than evil but made to relentlessly chase redemption. Jean Valjean wants a loaf of bread, but an act of petty theft turns into…

India’s new Income Tax Return forms

Each financial year, around this time, the Government starts placing ads in various media vehicles. Newspapers, TV channels, FM radio stations and even billboards across the city intimate people of…

Maggi: From two minutes to few limits

Maggi, a Nestlé brand, sells what is arguably the easiest food to make. The ad for its two-minute noodles has made the addictive product, first launched in India back in 1980, a favourite of millions…

Vishva Hindu Parishad

Recently, Kancha Ilaiah published a column titled ‘Is God a Democrat?’ It was an argument on democracy and faith. In it, the Dalit intellectual suggested that monotheism, or the belief in a formless…

The fall of football’s dictator

For a while it appeared that Sepp Blatter would ride this one out too. Despite FIFA finding itself in the worst corruption case in its 111-year history, its top executives locked up in detention…

A non-terror plot’s unintended victim

A 32-year-old proprietor of an event management firm who was arrested for releasing balloons that flew into Mumbai airport’s airspace is so troubled that he has gone for a pilgrimage. Immediately…