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V Shoba

“There are more people out there looking for wild meat”
Interview
“There are more people out there looking for wild meat”

K Ullas Karanth, an authority on tigers, in conversation with V Shoba

07 April 2020
The Game of Survival
Features
Why We Are In It Together

A board game offers lessons on containing a global epidemic

01 April 2020
Why the 21-day Lockdown?
Interview
Why the 21-day Lockdown?

If we can prevent transmission over the next three weeks, we would have stopped the virus in its tracks, K Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India, tells Open in an interview

25 March 2020
Tech Meets Jugaad
Technology
Tech Meets Jugaad

3D printing ventilator parts and protective clothing could help critical care units tide over a COVID-19 surge

24 March 2020
‘I had a smooth recovery because I was young’
Special
Karnataka in Lockdown Mode

There have been six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Karnataka so far

13 March 2020
‘Museums are a tool of cultural diplomacy,’ says Nathalie Bondil
Art & Culture
‘Museums are a tool of cultural diplomacy,’ says Nathalie Bondil

Curator Nathalie Bondil tells V Shoba that exposure to culture, art and music are integral to our well-being

13 March 2020
Tamil Nadu: The Challenge of the Ordinary
Features
Tamil Nadu: The Challenge of the Ordinary

Political life in Tamil Nadu is no longer dominated by larger-than-life leaders, in spite of Rajinikanth. Both DMK and AIADMK are struggling without a mass hero

13 March 2020
TM Krishna: ‘Engaging with worlds beyond my comfort has made me more real than ever before’
Books
In Conversation with TM Krishna

TM Krishna tells V Shoba how his book on Mrdangam makers made him examine his relationship with instrumentalists and other hierarchies

21 February 2020
The Streets Are Singing
Music
The Streets Are Singing

The musical activism of Rahul Ram

14 February 2020
Jagan Mohan Reddy: The Disruptor
Politics
Jagan Mohan Reddy: The Disruptor

Jagan Mohan Reddy’s three-capital formula and impatience with the Legislative Council have set Andhra Pradesh on a chaotic path

14 February 2020

Authors

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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