Anil B. Lulla

Real India
A Grave Problem in Bangalore

An acute shortage of land for burial is forcing families to share graves.

21 April 2010
Art & Culture
Fighting to Tell a Tale

For 125 years, the families of Surabhi have been making sacrifices just to ensure that the show goes on. But now, they won’t last much longer without some help.

17 March 2010
Money Grows on Trees

Believe it or not, entrepreneur Vibhu Natarajan exports palm trees to West Asia. Because gardens need to be grown overnight.

04 March 2010
Sangh’s e-Sevaks

They are young go-getting infotech professionals virtually chained to their desktop computers. But the RSS has given them a cause beyond their careers.

25 February 2010
Fresh Geek Salad

A surprising number of recession-hit IT professionals in Bangalore are rebooting their careers by starting their own restaurants.

12 January 2010
Cyberabad as Hyperabad

The Telangana agitation has the city in hyperventilation mode on both sides of the divide. What’s hurting badly is Brand Hyderabad.

07 January 2010
Art & Culture
God Is Not Dead

Kannada cine star Vishnuvardhan’s death threw Karnataka into turmoil. Just what mob mania is at play?

07 January 2010
“Telangana Is My First Mother”

Gaddar (born Gummadi Vittal Rao), folk balladeer to the masses, has been a leading Maoist voice.

16 December 2009
Just What the Naxal Ordered

Maoists have rejoiced the most heartily on the announcement of this new state to be carved out of Andhra Pradesh, and not without reason.

16 December 2009
Art & Culture
Kannada Tunes, from Manipur

A BPO executive from the Northeast is crooning his way into the classical scene down South.

09 December 2009


Shylashri Shankar

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Mehr Tarar

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Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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