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Essays | Open Essay

Seeking Truth with Tagore

Shashi Tharoor

Thoughts on the uses of his ideas on the eve of his 80th death anniversary

The Pakoda Economy Checks In

PR Ramesh and Ullekh NP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s digital drive and cash transfers are helping the bottom half of the Indian pyramid climb up the economic ladder despite the pandemic

The Pakoda Economy Checks In

Columns | Insight

A Return to Hindutva

Arvind Sharma

For Savarkar, it was religious pluralism sustained by cultural nationalism

A Return to Hindutva

Columns | Guest Column

The Taipei Takeover?

Ram Madhav

China now has teeth to fulfill its longstanding desire to reunify Taiwan

Being the Omnipresent

Columns | Indian Accents

Being the Omnipresent

Bibek Debroy

Encounters with the many manifestations of Shiva

Why is Bollywood like this only?

Columns | Guest Column

Why is Bollywood like this only?
Amit Khanna

A deep dive into the structure of Hindi cinema

A Passage to India

Columns | Nostalgia

A Passage to India
Bhaichand Patel

Where Roberto Rossellini failed and Louis Malle succeeded

India’s Wonder Women

Features | Tokyo 2020 Olympics

India’s Wonder Women
Kaveree Bamzai

The message from Tokyo: the strong female is here to stay—and soar

The Game of a Lifetime

Features | Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Game of a Lifetime

Madhavankutty Pillai

Will the Olympics be a global superspreader of new variants or show the world a path away from the fear of Covid?

Triumph and Tragedy

Features | Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Triumph and Tragedy

Lhendup G Bhutia

How the Indian Olympian has evolved through the decades

The Day after Yediyurappa

Features | Politics: Karnataka

The Day after Yediyurappa

Amita Shah

New Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai may not be a mass leader like his predecessor but he is a skilled consensus-maker

Bond Elsewhere

Columns | Whisperer

Bond Elsewhere

Jayanta Ghosal

It seems with a new Parliament building in the offing, the Central Hall bonhomie will soon be a thing of the past

In the Garden of Senses

Art & Culture

In the Garden of Senses

Shaikh Ayaz

The cross-cultural world of the mother-daughter artist duo Maïté Delteil and Maya Burman

Waiting for the Light

Books

Anindita Ghose: Waiting for the Light

Antara Raghavan

The political adds a darker edge to Anindita Ghose’s first novel

Irwin Allan Sealy: The Kingmaker

Books | Interview

Irwin Allan Sealy: The Kingmaker

Bhavya Dore

Irwin Allan Sealy’s new book is about Ashoka. The novelist tells Bhavya Dore why his king belongs to the modern times

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