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The Sentinelese: The Death of a Missionary and the Lost Tribe of the Andamans

Cover Story

The death of an American evangelist in the Andamans brings one of the world’s most isolated tribes to global attention

Stories in this issue

Elemental Hero

Candid. Charming. Poignant. Bollywood veteran, Sanjay Khan’s autobiography, The Best Mistakes of My Life is all that and much more. It’s an eclectic mix of stories about his three-decade long film…

Man Against the System

IT TOOK OVER three years for Jayan Cherian, the New York- based Malayalam filmmaker to release his film, Ka Bodyscapes which deals with the issues of gay relationships and religious fundamentalism,…

The Nation’s Freebie Addiction

A FRIEND WHO ALONG with her husband recently went to Europe for the first time on a shoestring budget got a taste of how low-cost airlines manage to turn a profit there. She was unaware of a Ryan Air…

The Kartarpur Conundrum

IF PEACE BETWEEN India and Pakistan could be attained by digging up soil, then what transpired in Narowal district of India’s western neighbour on November 28th was propitious. The plan to construct…

Who’s Afraid of Black Shirt?

The soundbites and scenery are overwhelming in Rajasthan where Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is fighting one of the hardest battles. Our illustrator hits the arena with his sketchbook

House Arrest

The hurried dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was a bit like sweeping away the queens, knights, castles and most of the pawns from a chessboard after just the first few moves of an…

States of Disobedience

IT ALL STARTED in Karnataka. In 2007, the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal announced its ‘final verdict’, according to which Tamil Nadu would receive 419 billion cubic feet (or TMC) of water from the…

The Road to Redemption

I SUSPECT THE EXPRESSION ‘Yellow Brick Road’ will remind most people today of various songs, rather than the Oz novels. The Seventh Schedule has three lists—Union, Concurrent and State. Entry 23 in…