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Madhavankutty Pillai

Madhavankutty Pillai has no specialisations whatsoever. He is among the last of the generalists. And also Open chief of bureau, Mumbai  

A Portrait of the Crore
Feature
A Portrait of the Crore

From an unimaginable number, it has become all too ordinary. But if it no long captures the Indian imagination, what takes its place?

18 October 2019
Complications of the Position
Column
Complications of the Position

Making middle-order batsmen into openers in Tests usually doesn’t end well for India

11 October 2019
Control Issues
Columns
Control Issues

What stopping of onion exports says about the state of Indian agriculture

04 October 2019
No Banking on This Crisis to End
Economy
No Banking on This Crisis to End

When financial institutions get greedy and gamble, the crisis can put the whole system in mortal peril

04 October 2019
Sex and the Saint
Cover Story
Sex and the Saint

In every domain of life, he was a player of infinite games and, therefore, his worldview becomes, in some ways, quite inaccessible to us. We have to remember that one of the litmus tests of Gandhi, and he’s absolutely firm about it, is that you never do anything to someone else that you do not first do to yourself. You never make a demand of someone else that you do not first make of yourself

27 September 2019
A Farewell to Plastic
Cover Stories
A Farewell to Plastic

With a policy expected to be announced on October 2, a roadmap to phase out plastic pollution is finally coming to fruition

20 September 2019
The problem with ban
Columns
The Problem with Bans

Vaping is a public health hazard but so is tobacco that governments profit from

20 September 2019
The Small Picture
Columns
The Small Picture

Why the Finance Minister is right about the auto sector

13 September 2019
The Day That Changed the World
Columns
The Day That Changed the World

The enduring aftershock of 9/11

06 September 2019
Filmy Patriotism
Columns
Filmy Patriotism

Mission Mangal, Batla House and the successful commercialisation of nationalism

30 August 2019

Authors

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

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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