Long known as India’s coaching capital, Kota has been rocked by a spate of student suicides—twenty-seven to date this year. Aditya Iyer travels to the Rajasthani city in search of answers
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
A batsman, bowler and all-rounder to look out for from each of the 10 teams at the 2023 World Cup
The end of suffering
Like Maradona in 1986 and Ronaldo in 2002, Kylian Mbappé can bend a match to his will
A star-studded Senegal, a Cameroon with a great pedigree and an ambitious Ghana are confident they can go all the way
In football’s spiritual home, playing without flair is not worth remembering even if it ends in victory
Players to watch
The T20 format is a great leveller, helping cricket’s minnows beat one top team after another
Can Rohit Sharma’s reinvigorated team undo a decade of hurt by winning the T20 World Cup?
CELESTIAL HEROISM IS a bestseller, unless it is badly made. In it merges great survivor dramas and the romance of breaching the boundaries of human…
Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals
Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground
MJ Akbar is the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj
Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm
Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.
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