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BR Ambedkar: Slayer of All Gods

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Ambedkar and the Struggle for the Soul of India

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Elon Musk as Steve Jobs of the Space Age

TESLA’S MODEL 3, the grand unveiling of which has generated hysteria a la Apple in America, offers us the first real clue to whether its CEO Elon Musk will finally live up to his reputation as the ‘…

Adam Smith in Panama

MOSSACK FONSECA IS now a byword for the evasion of taxes and parking of wealth abroad by the world’s rich and powerful. From top politicians in Western countries to shady businessmen in the South,…

The Art of Denial

WHAT DOES THE media advisor of Aishwarya Rai share with the Pakistan Joint Investigation Team that came to investigate the Pathankot Air Force base attack? Complete faith in simple denial in the face…

Palace on Knees

ON 5 APRIL, India’s fastest train, Gatiman Express made its debut. Festooned in tricolour balloons and marigold, it zipped its way through Delhi and Agra in just 100 minutes, sending a message from…

125 Years of Babasaheb: Editor's Note

A PANTHEON IS A sealed testament of divinity, and every nation needs one. It is where the mortals in power, whose frailties require a continuous supply of models from the past, come to pray. It is…

I Am a Hero Unto Myself

If insiders are to be believed, Anushka Sharma has bagged the lead opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Imtiaz Ali’s next film, a—what else?—love story that the Highway director will shoot in Punjab and London…

Movie Review: Ki & Ka

THERE IS NOTHING wrong with the ideas in Ki & Ka, a film about a couple who agree on a gender role reversal in their marriage, an arrangement initiated by the husband. The problem is with the…

The Big Fat Indian Story

THE LINK between diabetes and sugar is deeply embedded in our minds. Diabetes is referred to as ‘sugar’ in common parlance. To most people, a diet for diabetes means a ‘diet without sugar’. It is…