Anil Budur Lulla

Cover Story
Going Dotty Over Indelible Ink

India’s only company that makes voters’ ink safeguards its chemical formula as a ‘State secret’ even though it’s easy to erase

15 February 2016
The FIR 'Shop'

An kiosk to register FIRs opens in a Bangalore mall and one complaint is against the police commissioner

11 December 2014
The brigand who wanted to be Veerappan

The rise and capture of the poacher who was threatening to step into the late bandit’s shoes.

26 June 2014
Real India
Fighting for Dogs and Cats

In a battle between housing associations and pet owners, the Animal Welfare Board of India arms the latter with legalese

03 March 2014
Real India
Food Coupons for the Faithful

Devotees at Hyderabad’s Dargah Yousufain distribute these to the poor who get a hot meal in a hotel there

14 February 2014
Real India
A Taxi for Tommy

A cab service for pets gets going in Bangalore

17 January 2014
Cyanide Mohan

The sexual predator and serial killer who fed his victims poison pills as contraceptives has finally been sentenced to death. His story

15 January 2014
Back to Their Old Games

Political compromises in Karnataka before this year’s General Election

11 January 2014
To Catch a Tiger

The tale of a maneater that has provoked outrage and revived a debate on man-animal conflict in Karnataka

18 December 2013
The Shankaracharya’s Acquittal

The Kanchi peeth’s head has been cleared of the deed, but the Varadarajaperumal temple manager’s murder remains a mystery

05 December 2013


Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

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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