Cover Story | Elections 2024

Congress: Is the Party Withering Away?

Ullekh NP Ullekh NP

Congress is in organisational disarray with the exit of many senior leaders owing to the inaccessibility of the Gandhis and diminishing electoral prospects

Cover Story | Elections 2024

The Great Disconnect

PR Ramesh

Rahul Gandhi leads a Congress so bereft of ideas that it is banking on a divisive manifesto couched in the language of diversity and inclusion

Politics | Elections 2024: In the Arena

Challenging the Citadel

V Shoba

BJP makes inroads into the strongholds of DMK and AIADMK in the Kongu belt

Essays | Open Essay

Delusions of the West

Carlo Pizzati

The limits of reason and the politics of domination

Politics | Elections 2024: Dispatch

Keeping the Faith

Amita Shah

Residents desperately awaiting a road in a remote Nainital village believe Narendra Modi will deliver as they prepare to trek half-a-day to vote on April 19

Politics | Elections 2024: In the Arena

K Annamalai: Tamil Disrupter
V Shoba

BJP leader K Annamalai’s anti-Dravidian politics strikes a chord with the younger voters in Coimbatore, reports

Columns | Globalsutra

Jakarta Comes of Age
Pallavi Aiyar

Indonesia is learning to pull its geopolitical weight in the Indo-Pacific

Columns | Soft Power

Hindutva with a Difference
Makarand R Paranjape

How BJP can cross the cultural and ideological barriers in the south


The Other Kerala Story

Divya Unny

A new breed of Malayalam filmmakers achieves a perfect balance between box office success and original storytelling

Art & Culture

Gogi Saroj Pal: Figures of Defiance

Noor Anand Chawla

The trailblazing feminism of Gogi Saroj Pal


The Liar Who Told the Truth

Sudeep Paul

Steve Coll’s new book shows how mutual misunderstandings led to the 2003 US invasion of Iraq and its catastrophic aftermath


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