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The Surrey Swamp

Rahul Pandita Rahul Pandita

How Canada became the operational base for terrorist-criminal syndicates working to stir up separatism in Punjab

How Khalistan Resides In the Anglosphere

Brahma Chellaney

The emergence of Canada as the international epicentre of Khalistan militancy should not obscure the broader role of its natural allies in sheltering and shielding Sikh extremists fomenting terrorism in India

The Limits of Moral Imperialism

Rahul Shivshankar

The Anglo-elite’s attitude towards an emerging superpower like India reeks of hypocrisy

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The New Delhi Pushback

Rajeev Deshpande

India dismisses Trudeau’s wild allegations and shows a willingness to escalate the showdown with Ottawa

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Back to Punjab

Siddharth Singh

The state’s continuing political volatility has spawned a new Pakistan

Essays | Open Essay

Modi’s Experiments with Democracy
Badri Narayan

Decolonising the future

Columns | Soft Power

A Different Kind of Superhero
Makarand R Paranjape

Vivek Agnihotri’s The Vaccine War turns a scientific project into agitprop


The Star Who Wore the Scarf of Eternity
MJ Akbar

Dev Anand wanted to live on the screen, sometimes with a switchblade in a hand, more happily with a song on his lips, and always with the certainty that life was worth every moment of existence. He knew the inevitability of death, but hated the cruelty of age. MJ Akbar remembers the evergreen hero on his centenary

Columns | Comment

The New Great Game

Rami Niranjan Desai

How the ethnic equilibrium in Manipur, central to India’s Act East Policy, is tied to mineral-rich Myanmar

Columns | Insider

Putin’s Stakes


The recent visit of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-Un to Russia is being viewed from varying perspectives

Features | Sport: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup: India 2023

Form and Spirit

Aditya Iyer

Not only will Rohit Sharma live the childhood dream of playing an ODI World Cup at home over the next couple of months, but he will do so as the captain of the number one team in the world

Features | Sport: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup: India 2023

The Best of the Best

Aditya Iyer

A batsman, bowler and all-rounder to look out for from each of the 10 teams at the 2023 World Cup


Musk Mystique

Madhavankutty Pillai

A new biography of the world’s richest man portrays a genius who is also a deeply flawed human being

Columns | Streaming Smart

Love and Longing in Kalimpong

Kaveree Bamzai

Jaane Jaan | Choona

Features | Religion

The Hindu term for Hinduism is Sanatana Dharma

Arvind Sharma

The time has come for us to recognise that the word we have been using for our tradition, Hinduism, is not a Hindu word


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