TR Vivek

Jackfruit: The Golden Fruit

A Karnataka farmer’s good luck could change the jackfruit market in the country

05 July 2019
Great Indian Money Illusion

Graph gazers say you should be pleased. India is nearing double digit economic growth once again. It’s boom time. But if that only makes you wonder which planet they are from, you are entirely justified. Here is why you are not as well off as the GDP graph suggests.

05 August 2010
Honey, I Shrunk My World

Bill Bryson’s short history of what he’d left behind on his ambitious travels, the home.

14 July 2010
Who Referees Referees?

Decision bloopers this World Cup have stirred a lively debate on the adoption of technical aids. Because human errors in refereeing are making the difference between victory and defeat quite often.

30 June 2010
It Was a Classic

Germany’s 4-1 defeat of England at the World Cup, despite the refereeing controversy, will be a match long remembered.

30 June 2010
Art & Culture
Stay South, Mani Sir

One of South India’s most talented directors is proving himself an utter waste in trying to appeal to a wider market, his Raavan being a glaring case in point.

25 June 2010
Europe’s Fall From Grace

Doddering about, even getting booted out of the World Cup in round one: What has gone wrong with the men from the Continent?

24 June 2010
Loneliness of a German Fan

You get glares from people around you. But it only makes you clearer about why you’re cheering for this team.

16 June 2010
Gold Glows Anew

The traditional metal has been the hottest investment bet this volatile season. And there’s money on it for a reason.

16 June 2010
The Big Bucks

World Cup fever has gripped well-off, upper-end Indian audiences. Alas, Indian advertisers are looking away. They are busy chasing the TRPs of India-Sri Lanka cricket.

02 June 2010


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

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

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

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

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.


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