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The Incompatibles United Against Modi. Really?

Cover Story

The noise apart, how united is the front against Modi?

Stories in this issue

Beyond The Clouds Movie Review

India is a complex enough country for Indian directors to make authentic films on. But for film makers with formidable international reputations, this land is clearly an impenetrable labyrinthine;…

Being Human in the Second Wave of Enlightenment

WE SOMEHOW survive the dread of the morning headlines. We still manage to push the girl with large liquid eyes back into memory’s darkest corner, lest the last questions she didn’t live to ask crowd…

Super Bullish on Healthcare

THE PROFIT POTENTIAL in healthcare is so stark, it’s a wonder that the upscale hospital chain Fortis has not attracted more bidders for a takeover. Manipal Health Enterprises, which upped its offer…

The Incompatibles United Against Modi. Really?

HOURS BEFORE HE went on a ‘symbolic’ fast in Delhi to protest what he alleged were rising atrocities against Dalits under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rule, Rahul Gandhi made a prediction for poll…

Narendra Modi at Westminster

NARENDRA MODI ARRIVED in London to the kind of red carpet welcome he so obviously expects and appreciates. As with all of his international excursions, he strutted the stage with his signature…

Cash 22

YOU STRUGGLE YOUR entire life in the most cutthroat of professions and, in the rare instance of having made it to lead a country, an inner gene kicks in to ask what are you going to be remembered for…

Security First

INDIA IS ALONE among major powers in the world that keeps its armed forces at an arms-length when it comes to defence planning and policymaking. The usual explanation is that the formulation of…

Gubernotorious

BANWARILAL PUROHIT COMES from the good old stock of Indian politicians who nurture a constituency, whose ideology is malleable, who survive by reading the political wind and then unfurling their…

Open Diary

IT IS ALMOST 43 years since I first came to the UK. Having lived in that country for nearly 10 years and having visited it each year since the mid-1990s at least a couple of times, I can say without…