The Evil Joke

Éric Vuillard, the 2017 winner of Prix Goncourt, returns to the pathologies of the past in what could be the smallest novel—and one of the most powerful-- ever written on the Nazi project

Ballot in Bastar

Where the people’s choice swings between hope and fear. Siddharth Singh reports from what was once a notorious Maoist village in Chhattisgarh

The Rot in the Bureau

The crumbling of the reputations of India’s important institutions can partly be attributed to excessive political and corporate meddling

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