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Rahul Gandhi: The Angry Debunker

Cover Story

The Congress president plays the angry debunker

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Many Faces of the Massacre

It is vital to commemorate the Amritsar Massacre to allow current and future generations to understand how traumatising it was for the entire Indian sub-continent and how it unveiled the capricious…

Rahul Gandhi: The Angry Debunker

ON APRIL 2ND, JUST BEFORE noon at 24 Akbar Road, headquarters of the Congress party in Delhi, Rahul Gandhi looked like a well-rested runner ready for an ultra-marathon. Except, he was not in sports…

Via Wayanad

THE MOUNTAIN PASS that takes you from Kozhikode to the scenic and tranquil Wayanad, once a spice destination for Englishmen who later built tea and coffee plantations, is called Thamarassery Churam.…

General Election 2019: Quote Hanger

AN ELECTION FOR ALL political parties is to promise alL things to all people who have any chance of voting for them. The Congress does think that every Hindu vote can potentially be theirs and so we…

No Time for Abu Dhabi

In between hectic campaigning averaging three-four election rallies daily in various states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the recipient of phone calls from the Abu Dhabi crown prince with an…

The Socialist Fetish

SNOWFLAKE SOCIALISM is the rage, isn’t it? Cover stories may call it ‘millennial socialism’. For the first usage, I may be accused of denying a trending political attitude an ideological solidity—or…

The Not So Great Second Act

HEMA MALINI IS a fit example for that puzzling question: Why do film stars want to get into politics at all? For ordinary mortals, the rewards of politics are often more fulfilling than what any…

T-Series: God’s Gift

WHO—OR WHAT—would you imagine to be the world’s most popular YouTube star? A musician-superstar from the millennial age perhaps, since a lot of people turn to YouTube for music videos. Maybe, Ed…

Indraprastha

WE KNOW BY experience that the best and the brightest do not always make winning candidates for elective posts. Be it a national or a provincial legislature or a management body of a premier…

Mumbai Notebook

GREEN SPACES? What a waste of good land, with just grass and trees on it when we could have these lovely concrete blocks with malls and shops and even housing! So sayeth our chief minister. Or,…