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2019: What Lies Ahead

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Towards 2019: Challenges before Modi and Shah

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Rahul’s Day

The man of the moment, no doubt, is Congress President Rahul Gandhi. He had rolled up his sleeves, determined to leave an impact on the electoral outcome of state elections as a signal of his party’s…

Perennial Infection of Caste

Strong antibiotics find it hard to clear up urinary infections. The residual urine, however small in quantity, helps carry on the microbe much like the handheld baton in a relay race. Caste is such a…

Trust Deficit

Trust is one of the cornerstones of human civilisation. The Oxford dictionary defines trust as, ‘Firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something’. All personal relationships…

Kedarnath Movie Review

Romantic love and the beauty of nature are traditionally fused to create metaphors in the writing of poetry. In ‘Kedarnath’, the film maker adds anger to love, and combines it with the fury of nature…

Double Malt

IN AN OLD TV ad, a young son guzzles half a glass of Horlicks and runs out to catch his school bus. Standard late 80s and 90s advertising fare. But, according to Sandeep Goyal, an executive working…

The Reservation Gamble

ON DECEMBER 10TH, the Mumbai High Court will hear a group of petitions bunched together against the recent passing of a bill by the Maharashtra Assembly providing 16 per cent reservations for the…

The Beginning of the Middleman’s End

THE EXTRADITION FROM Dubai of Christian James Michel, the alleged middleman in the infamous AgustaWestland helicopter deal, marks another step forward in India’s investigation of corruption…

2019: What Lies Ahead

LAST YEAR, A REPORT BY THE Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, an entity that also studies agricultural competitiveness, showed that farm sector growth in BJP- ruled…

Jagged Pill

TUCKED AWAY in a cul-de-sac lined with rows of bungalows in one of Faridabad’s residential complexes, multi-faceted musician and producer Kartik Pillai’s home studio is constantly brewing new sounds…