Anil Budur Lulla

Telangana: At long last

A new state is set to emerge amid sighs of relief in some places and chewing of nails in others

31 July 2013
Identity Crisis

A man assumes his younger brother’s identity to satisfy the age criterion for a job. So began a decades-long saga that has left the younger brother anxious about his property

17 July 2013
Art & Culture
Your Impermanent Collection

A Bangalore-based start-up allows art aficionados of modest means to rent works of art rather than buy them

10 July 2013
The Prodigal Son Returns

It’s now Advani vs Modi in Karnataka too, as a section of the BJP wants Yeddyurappa to return to the party to lead the charge in 2014, while another section opposes the move

03 July 2013
Real India
No Country for Slender Loris

This cute and tiny nocturnal primate is being mutilated for black magic rituals

27 June 2013
Real India
These Trees are Her Children

Saalumarada Thimmakka, 101, has planted 1,000 trees along a 3 km stretch of road

13 June 2013
Illness: Their Achilles Heel?

Maoists sneaking into Andhra Pradesh for medical treatment are falling into a police trap

12 June 2013
Red Earth and Multicoloured Patronage

The miners of Bellary are survivors. And the Reddy brothers wily enough to retain their clout as power shifts from the BJP to the Congress in Karnataka

29 May 2013
The Victor and the Spoils

The JDS shadow over the Congress’ Karnataka win made the party High Command partial to Siddaramaiah, but sources say the new CM was imposed, not elected

15 May 2013
Change of Guard

The Congress wins a simple majority and the JDS rivals the BJP for second place, bringing an end to the saffron party’s vigilantism and its love of gods and godmen

08 May 2013


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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