V Shoba

The Freedom Issue 2019: Postcards from History
VO Chidambaram: The Romance of Resistance

Tracing the legacy of VO Chidambaram Pillai in Tuticorin

09 August 2019
The Death of a Coffee Baron
In Memoriam
VG Siddhartha (1959-2019): The Death of a Coffee Baron

If Siddhartha was indeed dragooned into a watery grave, then the country owes it to him to probe deeper into a crisis

02 August 2019
Karnataka: The Inevitable End

The real story in Karnataka is not the fall of the Congress-JD(S) government but the impending demise of the Congress itself in the state

26 July 2019
The Monsoon Mantra

Welcoming the first rains in Chennai with a tribe of weathermen who have witnessed two man-made catastrophes in the past four years: the floods of 2015 and the water crisis that shut down parts of the city last month

05 July 2019
Food for Thought

Akshaya Patra Foundation knows its onions, and how

14 June 2019
Big Bang Bengaluru

BJP’s spectacular performance in Karnataka heralds the end of a discredited government and a decrepit coalition

31 May 2019
YS Jaganmohan Reddy emerged the biggest winner in south India, where anti-incumbency was the insurmountable wall
General Election 2019
The Southern Frontier

The BJP put up its best-ever show in Karnataka but stopped short of making headway in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

23 May 2019
Mohammad Zahran Hashim (fourth from left) in an undated photograph released by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency
Sri Lanka: The Hunt Widens

As Sri Lankan investigators unpeel layers of Islamist radicalisation unleashed by one man, Mohammad Zahran Hashim, V Shoba follows the terror trail on an Island still reeling from the Easter Sunday attacks

02 May 2019
Sri Lanka: Prayer After Horror
Cover Stories
Sri Lanka: Prayer After Horror

A report from ground zero

25 April 2019
Y Devendrappa and B Sriramulu at a roadshow in Chilakanahatti, Ballari
General Election 2019
Back to Ballari

Can the BJP win back its stronghold in northern Karnataka from a crusader against corruption?

18 April 2019


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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